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Welcome to Bridgeway's Blog - bringing you news, views and opinions on issues that matter to you.

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Posted by Lisa Higgins 24 October 2018

During this current decade we have gone from $37bn to over $96bn worth of annual information security spending, yet by whatever metric you want to use - the number of data breaches or the number of viruses for example - the picture is rather bleak. We’re spending more money but we’re getting more security breaches, so something isn’t working. The focus needs to shift; Mobile First or Cloud First is all well and good, but what about the user?

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 23 July 2018

Often we can overlook the need for the right level of skills to successfully administer our EMM software on an ongoing basis. Being trained on your EMM or MDM solution is crucial when dealing with new technology, so that your leading-edge technology stays that way and doesn’t become a bleeding-edge project instead. It will give you the required knowledge needed to install, configure, deploy and manage the solution effectively, but it can also have wide reaching opportunity gains throughout the business.

Once you find an Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) solution that can manage your mobile estate, secure and manage your endpoints and cloud services, can you just sit back and relax? The answer is probably no.  

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Posted by Jason Holloway 24 April 2018

Corporate buy-in for large-scale enterprise mobility projects is often much easier to achieve than for behind-the-scenes infrastructure upgrades. A mobile-enabled workforce brings tangible business benefits in the form of cost savings and increased productivity, regardless of industry sector.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 10 April 2018

As mobility projects become more strategic, many Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) customers are turning to cloud-first strategies to improve their services and reduce the risk from network or server outages.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 15 March 2018

Looking at MobileIron for the first time? In this helpful guide we offer clarification on the different licensing models available and their features.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 9 March 2018

Your existing MobileIron licence could well be costing you significantly more than it needs to. Discover how to save your business money when renewing.

One question is almost certainly front of mind as your MobileIron licence renewal date approaches: how can you reduce costs while adding value to your subscription?

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 29 January 2018

Moving a mobility project from a purely tactical deployment to a strategic one is a big challenge faced by today’s IT project managers. Tactics are one thing, but translating these into an actionable Mobile IT strategy that achieves the project goals is another.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 17 January 2018

It’s not always easy to be transparent about the challenges you face managing an enterprise Mobile IT project. But as the saying goes, a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 28 October 2015

The event began with Bridgeway MD Jason Holloway introducing the themes of the day. MobileIron, a leader in Enterprise Mobility Managment, then gave an overview of the changing mobility landscape, and the resulting impact on IT management, security and the users experience. We then heard an interesting talk and live demonstration from startup Fliplet on ‘how to build an enterprise mobile app in 20 minutes’ – showcasing how rapidly apps can be developed and deployed.

Interested in moving your Mobile IT project from tactical to strategic? Wondering how the latest operating system updates will affect your organisation? Want to discuss your challenges and insights into your mobile IT projects? Last week, over 70 IT security professionals from a range of industry sectors came to our Mobile IT User Forum, where we discussed all of the above and much more. 

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 25 September 2015

Often we can overlook the need for the right level of skills to successfully administer our EMM software on an ongoing basis. Being trained on your EMM or MDM solution is crucial when dealing with new technology, so that your leading-edge technology stays that way and doesn’t become a bleeding-edge project instead. It will give you the required knowledge needed to install, configure, deploy and manage the solution effectively, but it can also have wide reaching opportunity gains throughout the business.

Once you find an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution that can manage your mobile estate, whilst giving end users access to data easily and securely around the clock, do you as an IT administrator, just install it, sit back and relax? The answer is probably no.  

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 24 July 2015

During mobility projects, one of the issues that comes up time and time again is the total cost of ownership, or TCO. Mobility projects are long-term and there is a wide range of associated costs that organisations need to consider. So what are these costs and how can we maximise efficiency for long-term gain to the organisation?

During mobility projects, one of the issues that comes up time and time again is the total cost of ownership, or TCO. Mobility projects are long-term and there is a wide range of associated costs that organisations need to consider. So what are these costs and how can we maximise efficiency for long-term gain to the organisation?

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 8 June 2015

Bridgeway Security Solutions are delighted to announce that we are presenting a plenary session at the 4th Enterprise Mobility Management Conference next week. Jason Holloway, Bridgeway's Managing Director, will be presenting on 'Understanding The Mobility Project Lifecycle.'

Next Thursday, 18th June, Whitehall Media’s 4th Enterprise Mobility Management conference takes place in London, where leading figures from across the mobility industry will be sharing strategies and insights with senior business and technology professionals on how mobility can accelerate business growth and performance.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 1 May 2015

A recent court ruling in Texas has raised some very interesting issues around enterprise mobility management (EMM) and BYOD. Saman Rajaee, who was working as a salesman for homebuilder Design Tech Homes, sued the company after they remotely wiped personal data from his iPhone shortly after he had handed in his notice. It is clear that no documented mobile IT policy was in place. The case was dismissed in federal court but is still pending at state court level.

recent court ruling in Texas has raised some very interesting issues around enterprise mobility management (EMM) and BYOD. Saman Rajaee, who was working as a salesman for homebuilder Design Tech Homes, sued the company after they remotely wiped personal data from his iPhone shortly after he had handed in his notice.  It is clear that no documented mobile IT policy was in place. The case was dismissed in federal court but is still pending at state court level.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 16 February 2015

Back in 2011, the Department of Health published a progress report from its National Mobile Health Worker Project, which was designed to examine the potential technical and business benefits of mobile working in community health services. It’s interesting to note that while the technology has evolved since then, the challenges of integrating mobile into the day-to-day running of the NHS remain consistent...

Back in 2011, the Department of Health published a progress report from its National Mobile Health Worker Project, which was designed to examine the potential technical and business benefits of mobile working in community health services.

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