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The proper care and support of today's mobile worker

With a new balance between employee choice and business assurance, a different approach to management is critical

Microsoft gets strategic with its Enterprise Mobility Suite

With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.

How to choose the right enterprise mobility management tool

As mobile device management continues to morph, consider what's 'good enough' for what you need right now -- and don't neglect the user experience, whatever else you do.

MDM tools: Features and functions compared

Application management, security and a bunch of other features are now baked into MDM. Check out our mondo chart showing the features and functions you get with 11 different enterprise mobile device management products.

Android invades the enterprise

How three companies are coping -- even thriving -- amid the Android explosion. Insider (registration required)

Mobility in the enterprise: Who should hold the hot potato?

Bringing mobility to the enterprise is like wrestling with an octopus. Here's how Electronic Arts, Case Western University and Needham Bank are taming the beast.

Why you plug gadgets into the wall like a Neanderthal

In the future, phones, tablets and wearable computing gadgets won't come with chargers -- they'll use inductive chargers built into desks, kitchen counters, bedside tables, cars and other surfaces.

AirWatch CEO: We'll be the breakout market leader in mobile management

In this installation of the IDG Enterprise CEO Interview Series, Chief Content Officer John Gallant talks to AirWatch CEO John Marshall about the company's approach toward mobile, its $225 million in venture funding, and its new Content Locker product, which aims to help enterprises control data access from devices.

Mobile management morphs

Customers are pushing the limits of the software -- asking it to manage and do many more things than it was originally created to do -- and vendors are happy to oblige.

As BYOD explodes, IT managers learn to cope

Five tech departments share strategies for navigating the exploding demand for consumer gadgets at work. Insider (registration required)

Disaster recovery: Don't forget mobile

As the mobile workforce continues to grow, IT execs must remember the importance of including mobile technology in their disaster recovery plans. Insider (registration required)

Best BYOD management: Work zones for smartphones

New containerization technologies can help BYOD initiatives succeed by creating separate spaces on smartphones for work and personal use.

Top tools for BYOD management

When we tested mobile device management (MDM) last year, the products were largely focused on asset management - provisioning, protecting and containing mobile devices. Insider (registration required)

Forecast 2013: Setting a mobile risk management strategy

Savvy IT leaders are mapping out strategies for balancing the risks and benefits of employee use of mobile devices. Their plans often include the use of new tools and services.

iOS 6 device management: What companies should know

Apple is clearly making it easy for businesses and IT departments to secure new iOS 6 features and is ramping up devise security in several ways. Columnist Ryan Faas offers an overview of what's new.

BYOD: IT execs learn to let go of 'command and control' mindset

Forward-thinking tech execs are learning how to stop worrying and love the gadget, lest their business units attempt an end-run around IT. Insider (registration required)

Mobile device management: Getting started

Get started by focusing on the device(s) and the data plan, security issues and general policies.

Managing Mobile Mania

Unified communications isn't easy or cheap, but for companies that want to differentiate their customer service, it's becoming a must-have. Insider (registration required)

Location-based services: Are they there yet?

Mobile apps that use your location to offer services are no longer new. But are they truly useful to businesses? We look at Facebook, Foursquare, Google Latitude and Yelp to see how they're doing.

IT's 6-step guide to adopting consumerization

Most businesses are accepting, even embracing, consumer technology. What do they know that you don't?