The Top 3 Questions Asked About iOS 7

The Top 3 Questions Asked About iOS 7

The most popular mobile OS received its single biggest facelift this year with the release of iOS 7 in September. Apple® introduced a plethora of new features to go along with the completely redesigned UI. The adoption was almost instantaneous and now over 80% of eligible devices are running the new OS.

The upgrades affected not only the end-users with devices, but vast improvements were made in how iOS 7 worked in business.  You can also check out Apple’s latest On-Demand mini Webinar series and spend a few minutes to learn more of the latest information about iPad® in business.

When Softchoice hosted our webinar entitled “What’s New with Apple”, we asked our customers to detail their concerns with integrating and using iPad in business. Here are the top 3 questions we are routinely asked by our clients about iOS 7.

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4 Steps to Choosing the Right Devices for CYOD

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Devices for CYOD

When we started planning our CYOD pilot, we faced two critical success factors right out of the gate. We needed to ensure participants could pick a device that would excite and inspire them, AND leverage our IT department’s expertise in providing technology that will perform admirably (and reliably) within our environment.

What Softchoice chose for CYOD

“We chose HP, Lenovo and Dell for our CYOD pilot — offering a subset of three to five devices per vendor,” said Ron Haslett, Senior Manager of eCommerce at Softchoice and a participant in the CYOD pilot program. “These vendors have a wide range of offerings with Windows 8, as well as global availability and warranty structures.”

Choosing the right line-up of devices for our CYOD pilot required some input from our own internal experts. Here are 4 considerations we would recommend you have in mind when building out the list of devices included in a CYOD program.

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3 Surprising Ways the Mac Improves Enterprise Collaboration

3 Surprising Ways the Mac Improves Enterprise Collaboration

Gone are the days where employees blindly accept their corporate-issued PC. A Forrester report stated that many high-ranking employees prefer the Mac®, as “most of the Macs today are being freewheeled into the office by executives, top sales reps, and other workaholics.” This motivation goes beyond just wanting a pretty new machine, too. The report also suggests these Mac users are more productive than PC users – and earning 44% more money.

What does this have to do with IT? By not supporting the Mac – or doing the bare minimum to support them – you’re making life difficult for your executives and top performers.

Fortunately, things are changing, and it’s getting vastly easier to integrate the Mac into your environment so everyone benefits from a seamless collaboration experience.

We’ve found that there are three major surprises in store for our clients as we guide them through this process of integration.

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