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Tag: Mobile Devices

Articles

  • Managing applications on Mobile Assets – Part 1

    Introduction What Mobile Applications will you allow within your organisation? This is part 1 of 2 on managing applications on mobile assets. Part 2 is coming soon! Mobile assets are becoming more important due to their increase in demand and now require serious management due to...

  • Microsoft Office Applications for Mobile Devices

    Michael Cherry, Senior Analyst at Directions on Microsoft This article has been contributed by Michael Cherry, Senior Analyst, Licensing and Corporate Affairs at Directions on Microsoft. The locally installed ap­plications Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word Office are valuable...

  • Mobile Device Management and its Relationship with ITAM

    We recently wrote An Introduction to Mobile Device Management (MDM) outlining what it is and what are considered mobile devices. The next question is, does MDM relate to ITAM? Is this IT Asset Management (ITAM)? Yes! Mobile devices should certainly be treated as an asset; therefore...

  • Picking the right Software Asset Management tool (Part 1 of 2)

    The time has come for your organisation to get a SAM tool. You’ve decided to buy into the idea of software asset management and you want to manage and utilise your software licenses better. You’ve received the backing from senior management, and you’ve been given a nice healthy...

  • Quick guide to Hardware Asset Tagging

    Martin Thompson and I were recently commissioned to write an overview of options for Hardware Asset Tagging for a client. The client has kindly let us share our report for the benefit of the ITAM Review community. Thanks to Michael Smith, Practice Area and Delivery Manager, Inventory...

  • 3 Steps to Defining BYOD Policy

    Does your MDM software include support for the Apple ASVPP Program? This article has been contributed by Stephen Midgley, Vice President Global Marketing at Absolute Software. In this article Stephen explains how to securely navigate the BYOD landscape.   Recent research into mobile...

  • Microsoft to discontinue AIS, Intune taking over

    "Intune to Handle Mobile Devices" This article has been contributed by Don Retallack, Analyst at Directions on Microsoft. Don analyzes and writes about Microsoft’s systems management and security offerings, including System Center and Forefront products. Intune Update...

  • What to Include in a Mobile Device Policy?

    If you want to develop a policy for the management of mobile devices in your organization – what should be included? What is in scope? I’m assuming that a mobile device policy is an extension of a general IT or acceptable use policy and is likely to include, phones, smart phones,...