Today I am going to throw some light on two commonly heard words - Mobile Device Management (MDM) & Mobile Application Management (MAM) and their impact on your Enterprise Mobility Strategy.
Simple google search will tell you that MDM software are used to monitor, secure, manage and support the Mobile Devices in an enterprise.
Device management is about configuring the mobile devices and making sure that the IT policies that have been set up remain intact, as well as monitoring the overall status and health of the device. Read More
Mobile learning empowers individuals by helping them learn effectively, at their own pace. It has proven to be an ideal constituent of a blended learning model. The accessibility and ongoing nature of mobile learning keeps students and professionals engaged; sufficiently evoking their interest to make them attend longer sessions at office, college or online premises.
According to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services touched $958.7 million in 2010. Revenues are predicted to reach $1.82 billion by 2015.
What makes mobile learning so impactful?
Mobile learning content is not structured or designed the same as eLearning or classroom sessions. That just wouldn’t work. We suggest the following guidelines to Drona Mobile’s Customers to get the best results for their efforts. The principles for developing m-learning content are: Read More
Corporates have gone mobile and started developing their own app and in this process, their workforce is allotted smartphones; using which they access the specified company application from everywhere. Proliferation of smart phone usage comes with pre-defined safety measures which are listed below.
- Avoid unknown software installations which are available free or at economical rate
- Beware of pirated software’s that could infect your phones within seconds.
- Traditional malwares affecting desktops like Trojan horses, viruses, and worms do not significantly infect smartphones currently; although there is mounting consensus between technical security professionals that mobile handsets will soon be a hot target.
- Choose a complete security solution for smartphones with automatic updates
- Safeguard your personal and confidential data with strong passwords
- Stay alert on your Bluetooth, WIFI, and Infrared. Switch these off or set it on a non discoverable mode after use.
- Avoid storing or e-mailing classified documents through mobile
- Never leave your phone unattended or unlocked
- Always keep a copy of the IMEI (International mobile Equipment number) handy, so that you can ask your operator to block your SIM from being used after its gets stolen or lost. Smartphone theft or loss is the most prioritized security hazard that in turn affects the critical data and thereby decreases productivity.
- Never try to download catched or malicious content. Business transactions over smartphones have increased with time, sensitive data transfer is a major cause for concern, as these can be intercepted through the Internet networks, cloud computing, via tapped phone lines, or interfering wave transmissions.