May 27, 2016
Stepping into MMS

Thinking about mobility from a strategic perspective involves multiple steps, from careful planning through end-of-life services. It’s not as complex as you think if you boil it down into six achievable steps, which are the cornerstone of MMS (managed mobility services): Plan Deploy Track Expense Support Recycle Plan – Assess your current strengths and weaknesses. […]

April 28, 2016

It’s not hard to trace the events that pushed Mobile Device Management (MDM) into the lexicon of most every enterprise IT professional responsible for how users interact with their company’s content, applications and collaboration tools from their hand held devices. In the late 2000’s, consumer adoption of smartphones exploded, driven mostly by the runaway success […]

February 15, 2016

The largest mobile event in the world begins in Barcelona this Monday, February 22, and Tangoe will be there in full force. The Mobile World Congress will feature: More than 94,000 attendees 2,199 Exhibitors Thousands of C-Level leaders More than 140 inspiring speaker sessions More than 3,800 press members representing over 1,700 organizations from 83 […]

February 15, 2016

Technological and commercial advances are making technology increasingly accessible on-demand. Platforms that used to take days to provision can now be turned up in minutes.  Modern outsourcing relationships offer the ability to ramp up scale quickly and with linear or declining, known costs.  Users or even applications can dynamically request and obtain more resources (memory, […]

January 28, 2016

This time of year, CIOs and IT Directors are reflecting on a year that was fraught with challenges and opportunities, from cyber-threats and the expanding Internet of Things (IoT) to the need to better manage cloud services and to modernize enterprise mobile strategies. Looking forward at 2016 the enterprise IT landscape will continue to evolve […]

December 22, 2015

News Flash! Smartphones have become an extremely valuable part of an enterprises mobility program. But after the countless hours of use, it will eventually be time to replace the device. So what happens after that? Here are some interesting facts from Tangoe’s Device Recycling Program: Fact 1: In 2015, the vast majority of devices being […]

December 8, 2015

One place where mobility is mission critical for many companies is within their field services operations. Field services is either a revenue generating activity (activating new services, delivery of services, billable repairs, and upselling), or a revenue assurance activity (avoiding penalties due to missed SLA’s, reducing churn by increasing customer satisfaction, non-billable repairs, preventive maintenance). […]

March 31, 2015

While bring your own device (BYOD) policies can increase productivity and simplify corporate device costs, they can also have their dark sides if not managed correctly. I recently read an article highlighting a recent number of court cases brought up by employees against their employers based on their BYOD policies. It’s important to make sure that when […]

February 23, 2015

Using applications without the explicit organizational approval of IT has been a known issue for decades. Dubbed “Shadow IT” for obvious reasons, this phenomenon now needs to be viewed through a different lens given today’s new generation of connections and apps.  When hearing the phrase, most people immediately think about the security implications. Before applying […]

January 12, 2015

Today, there is more pressure than ever for enterprises to embrace mobility and develop agile BYOD strategies. And with Forrester reporting that 70 percent of North American and European enterprises were offering increased mobile support in 2014, it’s clear that BYOD is not a passing trend. But are businesses actually saving time or money by adopting BYOD […]