The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Different Mobile Printing Solutions »

Mobile won’t deliver on the dream of the paperless office, as I argued earlier this week. We’ll read more on our tablets and even smartphones, for sure. But the ability to access and read those files on our devices also whets our appetite to print them, too.

Dreaming Of The Paperless Office? Mobile Isn’t Your Savior »

Everyone loves the idea of a paperless office. Many technologies have tried to deliver on that green vision, but none so far have halted our tree-killing ways.

Mobile Sessions From SAP TechEd I Plan To Watch-Virtually »

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I made it to my first SAP TechEd conference last year. Not this year, which is a pity, since there are over 100 sessions related to mobile. I may not be able to make to the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center, but I still plan to attend TechEd virtually, watching sessions and talks viaSAP’s broadcast platform. Sessions begin at [...]

How Quickly Can Enterprises Deploy iPhone 5 And iOS 6? »

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How long did it take for your company to upgrade to Windows 7 after it became available in July 2009? Months? Years? Still hasn’t happened?

Four Reasons Why Enterprise Mobile Rollouts Can Fail – Or Fail To Launch »

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Schools can stumble and fail while going mobile for four reasons, I discovered earlier this month while reporting on all of the latest tablet rollouts this back-to-school season. That made me wonder: what are the reasons why enterprises stumble or fail at their mobile rollouts? Coincidentally, several days later, I happened to be a guest on the [...]

Map: Back-To-School Drives 100+ Huge iPad & Tablet Deployments »

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My kids returned to school this week.

How Did SAP’s CIO Spend His Summer Vacation? »

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Summer is not when CIOs usually start or ramp up major projects. Not so for SAP CIO Oliver Bussmann.

Gartner: Mobile Is Not The Edge, But The Center, Of Your IT Universe »

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My ZDNet blogger-in-arms John Fontana is at Gartner’s (formerly Burton Group’s) Catalyst conference in San Diego this week, and wrote up two interesting pieces about mobile (even though he’s more of a security/privacy expert).

iPads In The Enterprise Aren’t Overhyped. They’re Properly Hyped. »

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Bill Simmons, aka the Sports Guy on ESPN/Grantland, is probably my favorite writer on the planet. In the last decade, I’ve read more words by him than anyone besides myself. There are several reasons for this. His stuff mostly appears on the Web. Like every guy I know, I stopped reading actual books around the time [...]

Nine Steps You Can Take To Help Prevent ‘Apple Picking’ [iPhone, iPad Robberies] »

Thefts and robberies of mobile devices have become increasingly common and violent. How can you deter or mitigate them?