Inside the Briefcase


Top Questions to Ask Before Implementing VoIP

Top Questions to Ask Before Implementing VoIP

Thinking about a move away from traditional phone lines to a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution? You're not alone: According to Business Wire, the market is on track to reach almost 350 million subscribers by 2020 and generate...

EMV Hits The US – Now What?

EMV Hits The US – Now What?

Fewer than half of all payment cards and PoS terminals in the US are currently EMV-ready. Moreover, US merchants and card issuers have been slow to migrate to the new technology. In the wake of EMV’s worldwide implementation, a...

Making Mobile Wallets Safer

Making Mobile Wallets Safer

Consulting firm Chadwick Martin Bailey found in a recent survey that 15 percent of U.S. consumers have used a mobile wallet in the past six months, up from nine percent in the same period in 2013. The numbers may...

Preparing Your Mobile Marketing Strategy for the Future

Preparing Your Mobile Marketing Strategy for the Future

If you’ve been holding off on changing your marketing strategy to cater to mobile device users, the time to act is now. If you’re hoping to stay relevant to target consumers and to keep up with rapidly evolving technology,...

How Vulnerable To Hackers Are Mobile-Payment Apps?

How Vulnerable To Hackers Are Mobile-Payment Apps?

Making a purchase or other payment is not like it used to be. These days, cash and credit cards aren’t the necessities they once were because alternative-payment options are just a tap or two away on a mobile device...





Briefcase Highlights


MOBILE

4 Best Android Apps You Missed in 2015

February 4, 2016 No Comments

It’s a jungle out there! The Android marketplace is packed with apps being released on a daily basis. After reading this article, you will become aware of all the coolest Android apps that were both released and which were already there at the Google Play Store. Take a look.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Hottest Trends for Government IT Leaders in 2016

February 4, 2016 No Comments

with Chadd Kenney, Pure StorageIn this interview, Chad Kenney discusses how critical laying strategic foundational IT infrastructure is for success in the short-term and over the long haul. Read More >>>

Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: The Executive Checklist

February 2, 2016 No Comments

Consumer mobile devices are so compelling and offer business users such a powerful medium for learning, transacting, sharing, and presenting that companies are willing to upend the “way we do things around here” to have them. Download this white paper to read about what you need to do to take your enterprise mobile.

Enterprise Mobility Best Practices: MDM, Containerization or Both?

January 28, 2016 No Comments

Today, the market tells a slightly different story. MDM is still the preferred method for BYOD security, according to a Technavio report.

The Access and Identity Market Is Growing: Here’s Why

January 28, 2016 No Comments

by Dean Wiech, Tools4everWhile as a whole, the IAM market has been growing, there have been certain areas and solutions that have, in particular, shown great growth. What are these and why have organizations of all sizes been implementing them? Read More >>>

Mobile App Marketing: Ways to Stay Ahead of the Game

January 28, 2016 No Comments

In the mobile app industry, it’s a must to analyze your competition as it provides your mobile app tons of inspiration. Super helpful for the pre-launch process, and apart from that it can also help you optimize your ASO and marketing effort which would have a direct impact on your mobile application rankings, downloads and this would impact in a much higher LTV rate. After reading this article, you will gain insights on how to integrate mobile app marketing within your app development strategy.

Infographic – How Mobile Marketing Impacts App Store Ratings to Impact Downloads

January 21, 2016 No Comments

With more than 1.5 million apps in Apple App Store, making your app stand out can be a gargantuan challenge. Proper marketing and engagement are proven ways to help your app get featured in the Promoted Apps lists, which drives more downloads. Kahuna, the leading mobile marketing platform, outlines a few simple steps to help your app land in the Top Charts in this infographic.

Network Visibility: Meeting the Challenge of Windows 10 and Beyond

January 14, 2016 No Comments

2015 was a banner year for Microsoft. The company updated its Xbox One video game console, created an Outlook app for iPhones and other user-friendly tools across platforms, and opened its successful Microsoft Azure cloud to a wider base of software developers than ever. To top it off, Microsoft released Windows 10 – for free.

Security Implications of Target’s Proposed Mobile Payment System

January 11, 2016 No Comments

Leave your front door wide opened and see what happens. More than likely you’ll suffer a home invasion. Better yet, why not just hang a sign on your door inviting in violators? Leave your network and computer systems unsecured and you are asking to be compromised. You’re advertising your vulnerabilities, and unless you fortify and strengthen technical safeguards, you too will become a sad statistic, one your clients will be ill-inclined to trust and one that could easily affect your bottom line adversely.

Lenovo and Google Partner on New Project Tango Device

January 8, 2016 No Comments

Today at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google. Available in summer 2016, the new smartphone, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, turns the screen into a magic window that can overlay digital information and objects onto the real world. Lenovo, Google, and Qualcomm Technologies are working closely together to optimize the software and hardware to ensure consumers get the most out of the Project Tango platform.

Mobile Devices, Wearables and the Future of Identity

January 6, 2016 No Comments

CBS Interactive is proud to present “Mobile devices, wearables, and the future of identity,” a recording of a live, interactive webcast about how the small devices we carry with us everywhere can help keep even the biggest companies more secure.

Single Sign-On: Past, Present, and Future

January 5, 2016 No Comments

Join Pete Lindstrom, Research Director for IDC’s Security Products program, and Chris Webber, Security Strategist with Centrify, to learn how the lessons of the past can help IT springboard into the future of Identity.

How to Determine the Right Pricing Model for Your App

December 30, 2015 No Comments

There is a point comes when the iOS and Android app developersrealizes that app development is bit easier than determining its pricing model. Now let’s be realistic, no one develops an app without having a primary goal of earning money out of it. You work day and night long to develop an app, but you need to figure out how to plan and implement a pricing strategy. Constructing a good pricing model is quintessential; otherwise all your effort of developing an app would go down the drain.

Stories of Business Transformation – The Mobile Business Imperative

December 21, 2015 No Comments

In this eBook, you will learn how 16,000+ businesses like yours have used the AirWatch platform to transform how they work.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: BYOD Holiday Hazards for Popular Shopping Apps

December 17, 2015 No Comments

with Maureen Polte, Flexera SoftwareIn this interview, Maureen Polte from Flexera Software discusses why it’s important for enterprises to understand the risky behaviors associated with mobile apps that could compromise data security in today’s BYOD environment. Read More >>>

Infographic: Enterprise Mobility Management

December 14, 2015 No Comments

View this handy infographic to learn more about a comprehensive mobility platform.

How to choose the perfect iPhone Application Development Company

December 11, 2015 No Comments

You or your team have brainstormed the perfect idea for your next mobile app, jotted the plan on paper and if you’re extremely enthusiastic, a testable wireframe has been devised too. Sounds too good to be true!? Your app is all set to be launched but the reality is that the actual process is on the verge of beginning.

How the Mobile Revolution is Changing Business

December 8, 2015 No Comments

Smartphones, tablets, phablets, laptops and connected devices have begun a mobile revolution that is impacting society, specifically changing business as we know it. How companies operate, market themselves, interact with customers and understand their consumers has been completely affected by the emergence of mobile everything. Business today isn’t as usual—the practices taking place within as a result of mobile technology are in the midst of normalization.

New Cybrary Mobile App Provides Hacking Training to Developing Nations with Limited Web Access

November 19, 2015 No Comments

Cybrary, the world’s first and only no-cost cyber security massive open online course (MOOC) provider, announced the availability of its Android-based mobile app that allows users with limited Web access – particularly in developing countries – to learn hacking, forensics and other cyber security skills on the go.

Untangling the Four Major Challenges of Enterprise Mobility

November 19, 2015 No Comments

“Going mobile” seems to be the mantra of modern day enterprises, with 63 percent of them firmly believing that mobility leads to competitive advantage. Their belief is not without cause, as a recent survey by Nielson reports that 93 percent of consumers who research products via mobile go on to make the purchase, while 55 percent of them make the purchase within an hour. If this wasn’t reason enough for businesses to jump on the mobility bandwagon, high operational efficiency coupled with increased employee productivity and customer loyalty paint a compelling picture.

Top Questions to Ask Before Implementing VoIP

November 4, 2015 No Comments

Thinking about a move away from traditional phone lines to a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution? You’re not alone: According to Business Wire, the market is on track to reach almost 350 million subscribers by 2020 and generate $136 billion in revenue. However, before ditching your plain old telephone service (POTS) for a VoIP, it’s important to ask a few critical questions.

EMV Hits The US – Now What?

October 19, 2015 No Comments

Fewer than half of all payment cards and PoS terminals in the US are currently EMV-ready. Moreover, US merchants and card issuers have been slow to migrate to the new technology. In the wake of EMV’s worldwide implementation, a wave of technologies – including near-field communication (NFC), tokenization and cloud-based wallets – is having an accelerating impact on the industry.

Making Mobile Wallets Safer

October 13, 2015 No Comments

Consulting firm Chadwick Martin Bailey found in a recent survey that 15 percent of U.S. consumers have used a mobile wallet in the past six months, up from nine percent in the same period in 2013. The numbers may seem small at first glance, but do the math: that’s a 66 percent increase in usage in just two years. In terms of awareness of mobile wallets, the percentage jump is even higher. Their Mobile Wallet in 2015 and Beyond report found that 18 percent of consumers are “very familiar” with mobile wallets, compared to eight percent in 2013.

Transforming Business with Enterprise Mobility

October 12, 2015 No Comments

In this webcast, we answer those questions and more with two of the industry’s leading experts. Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst, Ken Dulaney and Microsoft Services Director of Devices and Mobility, Brad Smith. They’ll reveal how mobility can transform your business.

Preparing Your Mobile Marketing Strategy for the Future

October 5, 2015 No Comments

If you’ve been holding off on changing your marketing strategy to cater to mobile device users, the time to act is now. If you’re hoping to stay relevant to target consumers and to keep up with rapidly evolving technology, preparing your mobile marketing strategy for the future is officially mission critical.

Revel Systems Drives Mobile-Led Business Transformation for Enterprises Through Innovative iOS and iPad-based Point of Sale Solution

September 21, 2015 No Comments

Revel Systems®, the world’s leading Point of Sale made for iPad, today announced that it is helping enterprise organizations offer faster, more efficient service, streamline operations and ultimately grow their businesses by leveraging Revel’s iOS and iPad-based Point of Sale solutions.

How Vulnerable To Hackers Are Mobile-Payment Apps?

September 17, 2015 No Comments

Making a purchase or other payment is not like it used to be. These days, cash and credit cards aren’t the necessities they once were because alternative-payment options are just a tap or two away on a mobile device through apps such as Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Square, Levelup, Kash and PayPal. But just how secure are those mobile-payment apps and who makes sure that the companies behind them are doing all they can to keep your personal data safe?

A Great Asset for all Parents is Their WhatsApp Spy App Xnspy

September 15, 2015 No Comments

A WhatsApp messenger is the success story nowadays. With the transformation of cell phones to smartphones, SMS messaging has also transferred to a WhatsApp messaging way of communication. Teenagers send messages and even pictures and videos to their friends through WhatsApp quite easily. For parents to make sure that their kids don’t get involved in the transferring of unethical images and videos to their friends via WhatsApp, they need to keep a close eye on them. This can be done quite easily with the help of a WhatsApp spy app Xnspy.

Identifying the Best Smartphone Plan

September 3, 2015 No Comments

The end of the year festive season comes with numerous offers from all quarters. Sometimes consumers get confused with the many promotional campaigns available during this period. One of the areas that experience heightened attention is the mobile phone industry. Many consumers get lost in the chaotic marketing campaigns that seek to sell different mobile phone options. Generally, the two most common options include the pay as you go phones, and the bill pay phones. Apparently, it is very easy for the lucrative offers from Smartphone vendors to distract consumers from noticing the nitty gritty of the different plans on offer.

How Mobile SEO Differs from Desktop SEO

August 25, 2015 No Comments

It’s a matter of fact that many businesses today overlook the impact that mobile browsing has on them, and many are not putting any plans in place for the future when most online activity is likely to take place on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Although a few businesses are taking advantage of this today rather than waiting until they have no choice, and to them it may not seem like there’s much of a problem. However, providers of SEO tools that we all use appear to be under the impression that the market is not yet asking for tools and features to track the impact of mobile on social revenue and search. Perhaps the reason behind this is that marketers aren’t fully aware of the differences and impacts.

ADVERTISEMENT

Women in Technology Summit San Jose

TDWI Orlando 2015

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit

Gartner Data Center Las Vegas

ITBriefcase Comparison Report

Cyber Security Exchange