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.

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?

American Airlines Now Up To 23,000 Samsung Galaxy Tablets »

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American Airlines is rolling out 17,000 Samsung Galaxy Note mini tablets (or phablets, if you must) to its flight attendants to improve and personalize its customer service.

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 [...]

The Five Things From Apple’s iPhone 5 Launch That CIOs Will Care About »

There was a ton of news from Apple’s event today, many of which may have sounded earthshattering to those nattering away on Twitter (raises hand), but upon more reflection, are probably irrelevant to those of us in the enterprise and business worlds.

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.

Will The New Wave Of Prosumer Tablets Beat The iPad In The Enterprise? »

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(Corrected 6 PM PT, August 21, with information provided by Avaya.) Consumer appeal has been the most important factor in the business tablet war to date.

CIO On Windows 8 Tablets: “Best Solution Currently Available” »

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My blog last week, “University Deploying Thousands of Windows 8 Tablets Is Smart Tactics, Flawed Strategy,” generated quite a bit of reader reaction. I’m actually quite excited about what Windows 8 will deliver. But I felt that Seton Hall’s plan to standardize completely on Windows 8 tablets and ultrabooks (initially all from Samsung) and effectively ban Apple [...]

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?

Apple’s iPhone Sales Were Weak Because The Chinese And Big Businesses Love It [Huh?] »

You’ll get no shortage of half-baked theories here at UberMobile. Here’s one where I argue that Chinese consumers and global enterprises are to blame for the blip in iPhone sales, but maybe not in the way you expect. Let’s keep a little perspective. Apple still sold 26 million iPhones in its fiscal Q3, up 28% [...]