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How Enterprise Mobility Software Impacts Blue Collar Workforces

How Enterprise Mobility Software Impacts Blue Collar Workforces
There is a general perception that technology in business is advancing at an unprecedented pace however, in reality, this isn’t necessarily the case - especially in blue collar industries such as Facilities Management, Cleaning, Hospitality, Catering, Retail etc. Mumba Cloud’s Enterprise Mobility Software delivers highly effective Employee Engagement for companies with large and dispersed workforces, hence we are broadly exposed to the multitude ...
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Employees Simply Don't Use Your Employee Self Service - Here's Why

Employees Simply Don't Use Your Employee Self Service - Here's Why
With the plethora of HR related systems today, Employee Self Service (ESS) has become a vital component in extracting the maximum value these systems can provide. For example, with self-service, employees can quickly and easily access payroll, personal records, training, recruiting, compliance and time keeping solutions, to name but some. As is the case with technology in general, there are many different strategies required to gain the most valu...
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Why Responsive Websites Are Not Good For Enterprise Mobility

Why Responsive Websites Are Not Good For Enterprise Mobility
According to a ComScore report , 2014 represented a major milestone for mobile devices, in that mobile usage exceeded the number of desktop internet users for the first time. Furthermore, other major research companies, including various reports by Gartner in 2016, reiterated the growing dominance of mobile devices and the fact that this trend is growing at a greater pace than ever before. In addition to the actual number of users favouring mobil...
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How to Deliver Better IT Applications to Business Users

How to Deliver Better IT Applications to Business Users
I was recently drawn to a post by Michael J Groves in the Business Weekly on 9 August 2016. In his article entitled: End-users expect more from business applications , Groves discusses an important trend that Mumba endorses, whereby business executives are becoming more demanding of IT applications, irrespective of whether these are developed in-house or externally. Like Groves, we concur that this trend does not only apply to hardened technology...
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Investing in Mobile Apps is Tricky Business

Investing in Mobile Apps is Tricky Business
Whilst previous research published by Gartner underpinned the view that demand for mobile apps in business will significantly outstrip supply in the years ahead, it is interesting that Gartner is currently of the opinion that companies are struggling to modernise their mobile apps. This, according to Van Baker, mobile analyst at Gartner is because: “They struggle with figuring out how to do what they need to do, so spending is flat. This is why t...
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5 Years On: BYOD Risks, Benefits & Trends Examined

5 Years On: BYOD Risks, Benefits & Trends Examined
In the five years since the BYOD (bring your own device) initiative was introduced, the trend shows it has gained significant momentum. Yet, despite this, many of the original issues identified at the outset still remain. Like most things, BYOD has its pros and cons, and a series of articles I’ve recently examined brings light to these issues quite effectively. An article in the Huffington Post entitled BYOD in the workplace: Benefits, Risks and ...
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Key Dangers of Developing Many Custom Mobile Apps for Business

Key Dangers of Developing Many Custom Mobile Apps for Business
An important debate persists comparing the strategies of whether it’s better to have a single app tailored for all organisational needs versus multiple small micro-apps , each dedicated to very specific functions. Research shows the majority of people only use a fraction of the, on average, 42 apps they have on their mobile phones, with only 1 to 4 apps being used regularly. This is indicative of the fact that most are either reluctant to use so ...
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Gartner: Enterprise Mobility Accounting for Only 10% of Development Budget in 2016

Gartner: Enterprise Mobility Accounting for Only 10% of Development Budget in 2016
Regarded by many as the world’s leading information and technology research company, Gartner has long recognised the growing importance that mobile apps play in developing, managing and shaping business across the globe. As a consequence, Gartner continues to conduct ground breaking research into significant areas of the mobile app sector across the world. In a previous blog we discussed many significant predictions made by Gartner as regards dem...
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The Immense Importance of Enterprise Architecture for IT

The Immense Importance of Enterprise Architecture for IT
At Mumba Cloud we believe most decidedly in the power of excellent strategy and what it can achieve when executed effectively. One such strategic area of importance is Enterprise Architecture (EA) which provides a conceptual blueprint setting out the structure and operation of an organisation. The objective of Enterprise Architecture is to assess how best an organisation can optimise both its current and future objectives across specifically defi...
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Mumba Cloud Featured in the Australian Financial Review

Mumba Cloud Featured in the Australian Financial Review
We are extremely proud to have been featured in a very recent news article in the Australian Financial Review entitled Mumba gears up as mobile app demand rises . The post highlights the rapidly growing enterprise mobile app market as well as the highly impressive strides Mumba Cloud continues to make in this burgeoning area. In addition to Gartner, the world’s leading information and technology research company, Australian industry leaders such ...
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Why you should avoid custom mobile app development for business

Why you should avoid custom mobile app development for business
Gartner estimates that by 2019 there will be 2,1 billion mobile phones in the world. Add to this the plethora of other mobile devices such as laptops and tablets and it becomes eminently clear why there is so much buzz surrounding enterprise mobile app development, both on and offline. Despite this, many companies lack clear direction as to how to develop their mobile apps. In this blog take a brief look at why Mumba Cloud's SaaS mobility solutio...
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Gartner: Demand for Enterprise Mobility to Outstrip Delivery Capability

Gartner: Demand for Enterprise Mobility to Outstrip Delivery Capability
Last year, Gartner, the world’s leading information and technology research and advisory company, outlined reasons for the rapidly growing importance of enterprise mobile apps and provided insight into many related issues that organisations may experience. The Gartner summary can be viewed here . Like Gartner, Mumba Cloud has not only witnessed these issues first hand, but we have taken steps to design our enterprise mobility solution around many...
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Top 10 Leadership Insights from Tanveer Naseer

Top 10 Leadership Insights from Tanveer Naseer
We here at Mumba Cloud are on a mission to assist our customers in enhancing their business performance – therefore it is only natural that we look inwardly and focus on our internal performance as a business too. Whilst one’s own experience is highly relevant, learning from others is equally important, especially in this regard. Excellent insight into this area is provided in a recent blog by Tanveer Naseer entitled: My Top 10 Leadership Insight...
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10 Tips to Cultivating a leadership culture in IT and beyond

10 Tips to Cultivating a leadership culture in IT and beyond
Developing the optimal company culture is widely recognised as an integral component of success in business. But corporate culture is not one dimensional but rather multidimensional. In his recent-ish blog , expert Lou Markstrom provides guidelines as to what companies can do to develop a leadership culture in IT and thereby move up the IT Maturity Curve.   The 10 tips required to cultivate a winning culture that Markstrom recommends (with s...
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Useful vs pushy personlization within the workforce

Useful vs pushy personlization within the workforce
I recently came across an informative article written by Sean Rusinko in which he focused on the personalization of mass information to recipients from a customer perspective. Being in the business of mass information distribution I am of the opinion that many of the same principles could equally apply to internal employee communications. In his recent post entitled: The Line Between Useful and Pushy Personalisation , Sean Rusinko focuses on impo...
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