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What's on your Enterprise Mobility Wish List?
Did you get what you wanted from your enterprise mobility program this year? Here's how to make sure you get what's on your wish list. To learn how mobile application management (MAM®) could be just what you want, click on your role...
You have an opportunity to transform your company. Providing access to apps and enterprise content can fundamentally change how and where people get their jobs done. You can now drive these innovations while ensuring that corporate IP is protected. Centralized App Governance - whether you have a Mobile Center of Excellence (MCoE) or are responsible for provisioning and securing enterprise mobile apps, you need a centralized platform for app governance. Ensure you have the best-in-class app lifecycle management workflow to source, vet, secure, distribute, and update enterprise apps. Security - you likely have a diverse environment of mobile workers to reach across your extended enterprise, consisting of corporate-provisioned or employee-owned devices, contractors, business partners, or hourly workers. Apperian stand-alone MAM provides app-level controls to protect proprietary data, no matter if devices are managed or not. App security policies, such as app-level VPN, DAR & DIM encryption, app data wipe, or copy/paste protection, can be applied without SDKs or code modifications. Additionally, these policies can be updated on the fly, ensuring all mobile app users are compliant. Cost Savings - have you tried the "free" mobile app management from your EMM suite only to find it ends up costing you more in time and resources? Apperian MAM will have your apps secured and distributed in a fraction of the time. EMM suites price per device, which can add up as each user typically uses multiple devices, and require enrollment of all devices to enable any controls, even app management. Apperian prices per user and securely distributes apps to 100% of your mobile users since it doesn't rely on device infrastructure. Our gift to you: The Definitive Guide to MAM®
You have an amazing opportunity to enable your teams, colleagues and partners with smartphones and tablets. Across a limitless range of business functions, mobile apps and content can make people more productive and change the way they get work done. Competitive Advantage - get ahead of your competitors with mobile-optimized experiences for your employees and/or customers. A mobile app could enable side-by-side selling resulting in higher value sales, faster. Alternatively, a custom-built app that connects multiple back-ends could result in more efficient prospect meetings, reducing the time to close. Make it easier for customers to do business with you over your competition. Secure Universal App Distribution - securely get your critical apps into the hands of your users, regardless of app distribution channel. It doesn't matter whether devices are managed or not, you can distribute managed apps via your own custom-branded enterprise app store, direct links, internal portals or app catalog, or even through your existing EMM suite. Your employees, contractors and business partners can access the information they need, while you have the assurance of app-level security measures protecting you from making headlines as the next data breach. App Adoption & ROI - you believe these apps will improve productivity, increase efficiency, and drive revenue, but they need to be widely and frequently used to prove positive ROI. That requires a solution with an intuitive app discovery and download experience, such as a private, internal enterprise app store that drives the industry's highest levels of app adoption. Additionally, ensure secure apps can reach 100% of your target users across the extended enterprise and use a solution that doesn't require device management to distribute apps. Our gift to you: Enterprise App Adoption eGuide
There is a lot of demand to get innovative, helpful apps in the hands of workers. You’ve got a huge opportunity to transform how people get their work done, and learning to apply new languages and technologies, such as Objective-C and Java, is always fun. But as the developer of enterprise apps, you know that getting them built is just half of the challenge. User Testing at Scale - user acceptance and usability testing is critical for the success of any app you develop, but it can be difficult to do securely and at scale. Apperian's MAM platform enables you to manage the mobile app usability testing process from secure distribution to different testing groups, manage app versions, and gather feedback and ratings. With a broad and diverse base of testers, you will develop better apps that actually get used. Automated App Signing - isn't it annoying to be continually asked to sign and resign the apps you've developed? Your time is much better spent doing what you do best -- developing apps. Leave the task of signing apps to non-technical administrators, relying on Apperian's automated app signing capability. App Lifecycle Management - you also know an app's life is just beginning once development is complete. Its lifecycle progresses from development to publishing, inspection, security, signing, deployment, and retiring. Each new version of the same app must also goes through each of these steps. Centralized app governance makes this easy enough for non-technical administrators to manage apps and makes your life easier for supporting new versions and additional new apps. Our gift to you: 4 Critical Steps Each Testing Plan Needs
You want to make sure your organization is taking advantage of enterprise mobility to drive new efficiencies and revenue, yet you also need to make sure mobile investments deliver a positive return. How do you measure ROI for mobile apps? ROI - for enterprise mobile apps, the first step to proving ROI is app adoption. After all, productivity, efficiencies, and new revenue cannot be realized if mobile workers are not using the apps. You need to invest in the platform that drives the industry's highest levels of app adoption because it reaches 100% of your mobile workers across the extended enterprise with an intuitive experience for app discovery and download. Once the right people are using the right apps, you can measure gains. New Revenue Streams - don't get left behind your competition, who are developing custom mobile apps to drive new sources of revenue. A mobile app could enable side-by-side selling resulting in higher value sales, faster. Alternatively a custom-built app that connects multiple back-ends could result in more efficient prospect meetings, reducing the time to close. Make it easier for customers to do business with you over your competition and report higher profits. Cost Savings - other enterprise mobility solutions, such as EMM suites, typically price per device, which can add up since each user uses multiple devices on average. Apperian prices per user and securely distributes apps to 100% of your mobile users as it doesn't rely on device infrastructure. Ask your IT group if the "free" MAM that comes with their EMM suite is costing them more in additional time and resources. Apperian MAM will have your apps secured and distributed in a fraction of the time. Our gift to you: Blue Hill's Anatomy of Decision Report
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