10 Key Steps to Align IT with Your Business

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Have you ever felt your car pull to the left or right when you wanted to go straight?  You’d immediately know that the wheels must be realigned. Now, if your business were your car, your IT is undoubtedly the wheels.  So if your business starts to underperform, it may be time to check your IT and business alignment.

Align IT with Your Business

Here are 10 key steps to aligning your IT and business and straightening things out.

  1. Have a dynamic CIO: You need a CIO who collaborates with top executives, analyzes market data and trends, and strategizes for the future. The CIO must invest in the right technologies that will power your company to win in the marketplace. This will help transform the way your company does busin

​Managing Windows Phone Using Desktop Central – Webinar

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Mobile devices are an integral part of today’s enterprises. And the Windows Phone operating system is gaining traction in many organizations, making Windows Phone device management essential for corporate data security. Managing these devices manually would be a cumbersome and time-consuming for IT. That’s why we are introducing mobile device management (MDM) support for ​Windows Phone.

Join our upcoming webinar, “Managing Windows Phones Using Desktop Central,” and you’ll get an idea of managing Windows phones and discover the benefits that Desktop Central offers. We will also take you on a walk-through of the entire Windows Phone MDM feature set. I…

Windows Phone Support Added to Desktop Central’s MDM Menu

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Windows Phone Support

Mobile devices are an integral part of today’s enterprises. And, Windows phones are gaining traction in many ​organizations. Therefore, it’s essential to manage them to keep corporate data safe. If  IT teams were to manage these devices manually, it would be a cumbersome and time-consuming process. However, teams that adopt Desktop Central can ensure hassle-free device management.

 

Desktop Central provides the following features that simplify Windows phone management to a great extent:

  • Supported OS – Window 8.0 and Windows 8.1
  • Profile configuration – Configure policy framework to provide device access
  •  Asset tracking – Track device details at a granul

Desktops vs. Mobile Devices: The Battle for the Future

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Desktops vs. Mobile Devices

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IT consumerization is all the rage. Growing numbers of tech-savvy employees are bringing their smart gadgets and apps to work, driving trends from BYOD and BYOA to BYOx. While the mobile grass looks greener, we at ManageEngine wanted to better understand our customers’ views on desktop computer usage and their views on mobile device and desktop compatibility.

To that end, we conducted a global survey of IT admins to understand how IT teams are responding to the challenges of managing mobile devices and desktops together. Our survey asked questions about:

  • How IT departments are adapting to IT consumerization trends
  • What level of awareness the typical  IT team has regarding device usage patterns

BYOD 2.0: The next phase of Mobile Devices and their impact on enterprises in 2014

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The rate at which technologies are evolving is so rapid that the current technology is becoming ‘a thing of the past’ within a few months of its introduction in the market. Such a quick trend shift happens a lot, especially in the area of mobile devices. Yet technology advancements continue to drive economic growth in changing the way we work and live.  The technological innovations in mobile devices are creating new opportunities for users and challenges for enterprises.

Imagine how when supercomputers were first introduced to perform computational tasks, the machines occupied a vast amount of space. Today, computational power has been transformed into a smart phone that fits in a palm, wh…

Ready to Master BYOD for Maximum Business Impact? Read Our Latest White Paper.

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As mobile devices continue to replace PCs in the workplace, we are witnessing an unprecedented increase in enterprise mobility. Today, smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous, and employees can access most of their business applications while on the go. Education, manufacturing, and health care are a few of the industries that have responded well to the mobile trend, allowing employees to securely access corporate  data from personal and company-owned mobile devices securely.

Our latest white paper, “Leveraging BYOD,” analyzes the unique challenges involved with personal mobile devices — also known as BYOD or “bring your own device”  — as well as the ways t…

“Managing Samsung SAFE Devices with Desktop Central” – Register for the Webinar Now!

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With the worldwide boom in mobile devices, employees in enterprises of every size are increasingly using their smartphones and tablets for work-related tasks. In response, the Samsung SAFE (SAmsung For Enterprise) initiative ensures the safety of work-related data by enabling enterprise-class security and mobile device management for Samsung Galaxy devices.

In our upcoming webinar, “Managing Samsung SAFE Devices with Desktop Central,” you’ll learn how ManageEngine Desktop Central has partnered with Samsung to leverage the enhanced security and manageability offered by SAFE devices. You’ll also discover how to manage SAFE devices and get a walk-through of the related Desktop Cen…

This Week’s Five: CIOs Making News!

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SHIT THAT CIOs SAY

This Week’s Five is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web.

This week we bring you news about CIOs: what they do, how they do it, and the difference they make!

A company’s first-ever CIO catapults revenue from 6 billion to 18 billion in just four years
How often have you heard of a CIO turning the fortunes of a company? Well, here’s one who did just that, and how? By implementing some very simple IT management strategies.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2013/09/16/a-6-billion-energy-company-hires-its-first-ever-cio/

How much to outsource?
One of the key responsibilities of  a CIO is deciding on outsourcing strategies. The CIO needs to be awar…

This Week’s Five: Secure Your IT, Save Your Business.

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This Week’s Five is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web.

This week we bring you a view of all that has created a strong buzz in the IT Security world! Read on to learn more.

 How secure is your BYOD policy?
The Ipsos-Mori survey found that 73 percent of respondents in the United States are downloading personal software and apps onto corporate-owned tablets. These might be productivity-killing apps, cloud-storage apps or worse. But you knew that, right?
http://www.itnews.com/security/66652/confidential-data-leaving-workers-mobile-devices

How over-sharing is not caring?
Reaching thousands of customers on Facebook by dashing off a quick sentence and hittin…

Keep your Samsung SAFE devices safer!

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With Android devices becoming ubiquitous at the work place, companies have started looking at the various possibilities of managing and securing these devices. For example, Samsung mobiles and tablets are increasingly used by employees to access work-related data. However, this comes with the built-in risk of leaking/losing sensitive information. Therefore, companies are apprehensive of allowing people to use these mobile devices to accomplish work-related tasks.  This scenario is just about to change, because Desktop Central has partnered with Samsung to manage SAFE – SAmsung For Enterprise devices (galaxy mobiles and tablets)!

Desktop Central’s mobile device management hel…