An ACM article; mobile devices in enterprise

From: Sandro A.
Sent on: Saturday, October 1, 2011 10:58 PM

As mobile devices become more ubiquitous and powerful, more customer-facing applications will become mobile. This panel discussion is an interesting look ahead at the issues that are creeping up, including the need for multiple roles, distinction between public and private data, and bandwidth/device power combined with the popularity of 'data on the cloud'.

ACM CTO Roundtable on Mobile Devices in Enterprise
Communications of the ACM;[masked]

Andrew Toy,... MTV Networks,... Enterproid.
André Charland,... PhoneGap,... Nitobi.
George Neville-Neil... Paranoids Group at Yahoo!,... Neville-Neil Consulting.
Carol Realini,... Chordinant,... Obopay.
Steve Bourne,... El Dorado Ventures,... ACM...
Mache Creeger,... Emergent Technology Associates.

Creeger:... [In Wallstreet] we focused on the Blackberry... It presented itself as a closed system... As a result, when something broke it was hard to fix. Theoretically it was secure and RIM could talk about why that was true, but the same reasons that made it hard to penetrate, made it difficult and expensive to maintain as a mission-critical platform...

There are more device platform choices today...

However, [people] are unsure how to go from the RIM world to this new and very different place. In the RIM environment everything is done for you...


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