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What is a Bill of IT and Why is it Important?

on August 8, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management Bills of IT
Texte en français But first, a word on scientific literacy (or lack thereof) Today, we’re going to take a little break on Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and other wireless concerns and move into the realm of the bill of IT. For the uninitiated, a bill of IT is a bill of materials which clearly and transparently explains the cost of IT services and devices in a way that’s easily understood by business end-users.
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Obsolete Electronic Devices: What to do?

A rare, rare urban creature Recently, I spotted a now-rare species of urban creature (in fact, it’s so rare now that I thought it was extinct). Nope, I’m not talking about some species of forgotten rodent. I’m referring to the once-ubiquitous flip phone.  
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What is Wireless Expense Management (WEM)?

Modern Businesses Need Wireless Expense Management (WEM) A very large part of doing business consists of doing a lot of communication. These days, a very large part of that communication takes place on smartphones and other mobile devices. That’s a very major reason for which Wireless Expense Management (WEM) programs have become very important lately.  
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Telecom Terminology: What You Need to Know

on July 9, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management Resources Acronyms cyod WEM MDM
Important Telecom Terms Last week, I talked about the security issues and hidden costs of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) model (where employees literally bring their personally-owned devices into the workplace for work purposes). Today, I’ll be covering a few alternatives to BYOD. I’m also going to take this opportunity to post another installment in a series of features that long-time readers of this blog will like: One more guide to telecom acronyms and terms!
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There Are Some Pretty Serious Security and Cost Issues with BYOD

on July 4, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management Mobile Devices Data
BYOD: The trend that can’t be ignored by IT managers By now, if you’re an IT manager of any stripe, you will at least have heard about BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. As we’ve written before, employees across most/all industries are bringing more personal computing devices to work for actual work purposes than ever before. If anything, it’s a really huge trend that is likely to experience further explosive growth, whether we like it or not.
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Suggestion for smartphone makers: Invest in wireless energy transfer!

on May 2, 2014 12:00 PM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Wireless management Mobile Devices Smartphones WET
Lament of a cord-cutter… It’s strange how quickly we become completely attached to a way of life. Growing up, the telephone was landbound, cord-restricted device. My parents in particular, being quite conservative in their ways, absolutely refused to budge from using rotary dial phones until the phone company itself came in and took it away! 
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Canadians’ love of wireless can help your company

on March 12, 2014 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 1 Comment | BYOD Wireless management Mobile Devices Cloud Smartphones
Canadians are big consumers of mobile technologies Canada is known for its friendliness, pacifism, and open mind. It’s also known for its technological avant-gardism. Technological innovations have always been welcomed by Canadians and the adoption of wireless technologies is no exception. It’s no surprise that in 2012, Canadians generated 77% more mobile data traffic than the global average. A true mobility culture has sprung up in Canada and it has impacted both personal and professional life. Where your company is concerned, wireless technology benefits not only your clients but also your employees.
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Real-time Mobile Device Management – The Next Big IT Challenge

on February 18, 2014 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management Mobile Devices MDM
BYOD and telework - Massive opportunities with massive management challenges! Mobility allows a company to stay connected in real-time to the world around it. Communication is constant and multiplatform – hence, mobility often means efficiency. However, the use of mobile technologies requires companies to understand the underlying structure of the platforms. The boom in smartphone and tablet use has therefore increased IT manager responsibilities due to the fact that computer systems are no longer confined to easily-monitored workspaces.
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BYOA: The New Trend In The Workforce Mobility

on December 27, 2013 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management CimplMobile Acronyms Software Apps
BYOA: 1 Acronym, 2 Definitions, 1 Reality The BYOD model (Bring your own device) was just the first born of a larger movement in the IT consumerization of the workplace where employees take back control of their own productivity.  The new comer in this family is the BYOA trend but unlike its siblings, this program has two meanings that are both related to the use of applications:
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How To Protect Your Data In A Mobile Environment

And how to master compliance Mobile technologies are challenging data security for the Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Compliance is more difficult to implement in an environment where many threats emerge from several fronts.
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Top Mobile Trends Affecting Your Business

on October 1, 2013 9:15 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Big Data Wireless management Mobile Devices Cloud Apps
Five Mega Tech Trends Impacting IT Departments The following deck on SlideShare really captivated my attention as a marketer because I need to engage with our audience on all the available platforms but it made me wonder how the IT department leaders are actually working through this. The desk lists 50 Powerful Statistics about Tech trends affecting every business and they are grouped under five areas that has an impact on IT departments of every company: Mobile, Social, Cloud, Apps and Big Data. Vala Afshar really hit the trends that everyone is talking about.
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R-TEM Mobile by Cimpl Soon On Your Smartphone!

Cimpl presents R-TEM Mobile Do you manage wireless fleets on the move or heavy long distance users? Do you need to be able to control usage and comply with governance? Through the R-TEM function of CimplMobile, Cimpl helps you identify the unique telecom expense management needs of your business and provides advice on the best practices to successfully tame all your Telecommunication Expenses.
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