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  • Enabling workforce mobility

    Enabling workforce mobility goes beyond purchasing smartphones and tablets for enterprise staff or initiating bring your own device (BYOD) programs. The task at hand for progress-minded CIOs is enabling digital business through the use of these new t... 

  • Mobilizing the enterprise

    Organizations are striving to find new ways to accommodate bring-your-own-device programs -- but mobilizing the enterprise is about more than servicing the latest smartphone or tablet employees crave. In this SearchCIO handbook, we examine how mobile... 

  • How Mobile IT is Revamping Network Strategies

    Mobile IT is radically changing how CIOs look at security, network capacity and their own IT users and customers. 

  • BI and big data: Enterprise CIO Decisions Vol. 13

    CIOs are steering the ship as BI and big data strategies go mobile or rise to the cloud. Find out how in this issue of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine. 

  • Deploying virtual desktops

    CIOs aren’t the only ones behind the push to virtual desktops -- cost savings, greater mobility and employee demand have turned business executives into fans as well. In the October 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn how to get the... 

  • Managing the mobile workforce

    Smartphones, tablet computers and other on-the-go devices are transforming enterprise operations. In the June 2011 edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions Ezine, learn about managing the mobile workforce and preparing for the mobile revolution. 

  • bring your own wearables

    Bring your own wearables (BYOW) is a trend toward the use of employee-owned wearable computing devices in a business setting. Bring your own wearables (BYOW) is a trend toward the use of employee-owned wearable computing devices in a business setting... 

  • omnichannel

    The term omnichannel refers to the seamless melding of the advantages of in-store (brick and mortar) shopping with the information-rich experience of online shopping. 

  • SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis)

    SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis) is a framework for identifying and analyzing the internal and external factors that can have an impact on the viability of a project, product, place or person.  

  • mPOS (mobile point of sale)

    mPOS (mobile point of sale) is the ability for a customer transaction to be documented by a smartphone or tablet instead of by a traditional checkout register or other point-of-sale terminal.  

  • Apple iMessage (Apple instant message)

    Apple iMessage (Apple instant message) is an instant messenger service developed by Apple Inc. that allows users to send texts, documents, photos, videos, locations, contact information and group messages over Wi-Fi, 3G or LTE networks to other iOS o... 

  • mobile IT (mobile information technology)

    Mobile IT (mobile information technology) is the ability of IT departments to deliver enterprise information technology solutions to employees working anywhere on any device. 

  • Vine (Vine app)

    Vine is a free mobile application that enables users to record and share an unlimited number of short, looping video clips with a maximum length of six seconds. 

  • Google Wallet

    Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows smartphone users to store debit and credit card information for online and in-store purchases. 

  • device ID (device identification)

    A device ID (device identification) is a distinctive number associated with a smartphone or similar handheld device. 

  • Instagram

    Instagram is a free online program and social network that enables users to take, edit and share photos with other users via Instagram's own platform, email, and social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Foursquare and Flickr. 

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About Mobile technology and management

Mobile technology and management are essential in an increasingly networked environment. Mobile devices and Wi-Fi technology are being increasingly used by local and remote employees, and CIOs must be able to update the technology and manage the mobile workforce easily. Overseeing personal digital assistants (PDAs), mobile security, smartphones, Wi-Fi technology and remote or mobile employees are just some of the mobile management challenges that CIOs face. Find the latest news, resources and advice on mobile technology and management in this topic section.