There are a few mobile apps that I use everyday. Ones for email, SMS, and Twitter might be expected, but there is another that I use multiple times a day to feed my brain; it’s called Feedly.
Nearly all of us at some point have used a GPS or a mobile maps app to get directions to our destination. While those are great at getting us from point A to point B, what they lack is the knowledge of a community of other drivers to inform us of traffic and road conditions, accidents, and even the cheapest place to find gas. That’s were Waze comes in.
We believe in this statement strongly at Red e App, as do most of our readers. You are passionate about employee engagement and providing your employees the best opportunities to increase their engagement.
Jonathan Erwin, Red e App’s CEO and founder, recently spoke to Anna Papachristos of 1 to 1 Media regarding the dilemma facing many communicators, HR managers, and operations managers … “which technology solution should I implement to better engage with my employees?” Jonathan asserts that the question should be, “what are our communication objectives?”
The tech world is buzzing with Facebook’s announcement to acquire WhatsApp for a remarkable $16 Billion. At publication, there were 66,300 Google news results.
What’s the equivalent of WhatsApp for the enterprise? How can enterprises take advantage of the behavior shift and interest in mobile messaging?
[UPDATE: View the Alan Dabbiere Storify for a recap of the live Q&A]
As I often say, “Mobile is more than disruptive; it’s revolutionary.” The mobile revolution, however, brings with it concerns about security – especially for businesses and large enterprises who must ensure sensitive information isn’t compromised as employees work remotely and on their multiple mobile devices.
It is one thing for the IT department to “lock down” a company desktop computer that remains fixed at a office work station. It’s literally a whole new venture to provide the same level of security and protection as the global workforce becomes a mobile workforce.
To address the ever growing industry of mobile security and data protection we’ve asked Alan Dabbiere to guest on the next #MobileChat.
We are often asked by clients, colleagues, and friends on Sprint and Verizon … why can’t I access an app while I’m on a voice call? For instance, “while on a voice call, can I use Google Maps or CNN?”
The simple answer is that Sprint and Verizon do not allow voice and data to be accessed simultaneously unless you are connected to Wi-fi. The reasons are fairly technical and relate to Sprint and Verizon’s CDMA network technology.
AT&T and T-Mobile do allow concurrent access to both voice and data. You can be on a voice call and access apps such as LinkedIn, The Weather Channel, and SportsCenter.
Here’s a visual representation of what we call The Connectivity Cocktail:
[UPDATE: View the Ben Bajarin Storify for a recap of the live Q&A]
It would seem that every morning my news feed is filled with announcements of a mobile tech company acquisition, another wearables product, or how a wireless carrier changed their pricing model to attract more customers. It’s a lot to take in and assimilate.
Even more difficult a task is to analyze and predict why some small metric could potentially be the first cracks in a previously impenetrable industry leader’s armor. To help us think through the continuing revolution that mobile is causing global, we’ve asked Ben Bajarin to guest on the #MobileChat.