Enterprise Mobility Insights
By Stratix Corporation
Authentic conversations with technology leaders about how mobile-first strategies are shaping the way enterprises serve customers and drive revenue. We cover a range of topics to keep you informed on the latest mobile technology trends.
How to Deal with IT Team Burnout
Fatigue is a significant problem with the demands on IT teams increasing every day. With technology being so critical to organizational success, you must find ways to relieve the pressure. In this podcast, we'll dig into the causes of IT team burnout with Stratix's Ross Homans. He has some suggestions for what you can do about it.
December 06, 2022
How Data and Mobile Devices Can Solve Many Supply Chain Challenges
Supply chain problems are expected to continue for at least another year. In this third podcast in our series around the biggest challenges facing enterprises, our guests explain that some challenges, like shortages of raw materials, will just take time to resolve. Still, many logistics problems can be conquered through holistic supply chain visibility, and mobile devices play a key role in that.
November 07, 2022
How the Proliferation of Mobile Devices Is Changing Enterprise Security Tactics
The rapid growth in the use of mobile devices in enterprises is changing how we address IT security challenges. This podcast with experts from Stratix and VMware looks at what IT teams are up against and the best practices for preventing attacks.
October 12, 2022
The Right Mobile Technology Can Be One of the Great Resignation Antidotes
The "Great Resignation" is an ongoing trend where employers are seeing high levels of workers leaving their jobs. In the first of a new season of podcasts, Stratix's Mario DiAntonio explains how the right employee experiences with good technology can help keep employees longer.
October 03, 2022
The Proliferation of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise: Why Android Enterprise in a Mobile-Driven World
Mobile devices offer nimbleness, higher productivity, and better user experiences, so it's no wonder enterprises are adding more every day. In this podcast, we talk with Google's Sean Ginevan about the challenges of mobile, how the Android OS can help handle them, and the latest innovations that are creating new mobile use cases.
August 18, 2022
The End of 3G is an Opportunity to Improve Trucking
By the end of 2022, all the major carriers will shut down their 3G networks. One of the industries most affected is trucking, as many fixed in-cab data terminals rely on the old technology. So, what are trucking companies replacing older ELD devices with? In this podcast, Samsung's Gary Blohm explains the benefits of switching to mobile technology.
June 30, 2022
How Mobile Devices in Home Health Improve Patient Care and Productivity
The home healthcare industry continues to grow fast as baby boomers age and people prefer to stay in their own homes as long as they can. Keeping up with demand is putting a strain on providers, but mobile devices can help. In this podcast Samsung's Trevor Smith explains how.
June 27, 2022
Verizon Spells Out 5G's Business Benefits
Now that 5G is widely available, businesses can leverage it to improve user/customer experiences, raise productivity, and get a leg up on competitors. In this podcast, Verizon's Ryan Bowman explains how lower latency and increased wireless bandwidth lets organizations dream bigger about new projects that will give them a competitive advantage.
June 16, 2022
T-Mobile Explains What 5G Means for Business
5G is here. So, what do businesses need to know, and how can they leverage the faster speeds, lower latency, and ability to connect more devices? In this podcast, Paul Spencer, Director of Channel Partner Sales at T-Mobile, explains 5G and some of the possible use cases for enterprises.
April 26, 2022
Women in Technology: Creating Balance
As the pandemic starts to wind down, what will the future of work look like for women? We speak with three women leaders in technology to share their experiences of what it has been like to be a female in the tech industry during the pandemic and share how they have managed their careers throughout disruption.
March 28, 2022
2022 Enterprise Mobility Outlook Analysis
Stratix Senior Vice President of Marketing Elizabeth Klingseisen shares some of the most interesting findings from this year's research.
March 15, 2022
How Data Can Measure and Improve the Mobile User Experience
We talk a lot about the importance of the user experience and how it affects solution adoption, productivity, and ROI. The right tools and workflows are critical to ensure this. But how do you measure the user experience to get actionable data? In this podcast, Shari Christofferson, President at Mobile Systems Intelligence by Connect Inc., shows us how it can be done.
February 18, 2022
How Telecom Expense Management Brings ROI Through Visibility
Most organizations need a Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution to keep mobile device costs down, and there's added benefits you get too. In this episode, Nathan Brown and Natasha Royer Coons of Advantix explain the fundamentals of TEM and how to ensure services fit your needs.
January 27, 2022
Getting Visibility at all Points in the Supply Chain
Supply chain issues are a major concern that is driving demand for more speed and efficiency. In this podcast with Honeywell's Robert Finney, we delve into how end-to-end visibility using digital and mobile tools helps meet customer expectations and business goals.
January 04, 2022
Building a Company Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Strong organizations are those that benefit from a wide range of experiences, backgrounds, and opinions. The challenge in many companies is making sure all voices are heard. At Stratix, we believe that a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion helps us be a leader in our industry. We recently held a panel discussion on how to build that culture and decided to share what we learned.
December 14, 2021
The Current Supply Chain Issues and How Mobile Can Help
You can’t watch the news without hearing about the current supply chain problems, with headlines dominated by pictures of ships at anchor and containers piling up at ports on both coasts. In this episode, Mike Hafner, VP of Manufacturing and Fulfillment at Zebra, explains exactly what’s causing the problem, and how mobile technology can help. He says supply chain visibility is key along with finding new opportunities to digitize and automate workflows to increase efficiency.
December 02, 2021
Flexing Mobile in Restaurants
The restaurant industry has seen incredible disruption since the beginning of the pandemic, and many businesses have leveraged mobile technology to help overcome it. In this episode, Mad Mobile's Chief Growth Officer, Tod Monchecourt, talks about what we've learned and how those lessons are driving new opportunities.
November 22, 2021
Empowering Frontline Workers with the Right MDM Strategy
Frontline workers need mobile devices that improve their experiences to do their jobs efficiently. Yet, managing a large portfolio of distributed devices at scale is complex. In this episode, Shash Anand, VP of Product Strategy at SOTI, talks about the benefits of a Mobile Device Management (or MDM) solution to empower frontline workers with seamless provisioning, security, and support.
October 29, 2021
Managing Labor Shortages and Other Ways Mobile is Transforming Retail
Retailers face challenges at every turn—from the pandemic to supply chain issues and labor shortages. Customer expectations are also evolving. In this episode, Joe Hasenzahl, Senior Manager of Retail Mobility at Samsung, talks about the trends he's seeing and how retailers are using mobile solutions to tackle current challenges and create the experiences customer's demand.
October 26, 2021
MDM vs. EMM: What's the Difference?
With the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace, it's critical to remotely manage devices wherever they are and keep them secure. In this episode, Stratix Product Manager Tim McCulley explains endpoint management solutions like Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and provides best practices to select one for your enterprise.
October 12, 2021
What is Mobile First?
In this episode, Alex Kalish, Stratix Chief Strategy and Solution Officer, discusses the transformative value mobile has had for organizations and explains best practices for adopting a mobile-first strategy.
September 17, 2021
Why a Help Desk for Mobile Makes a Difference
In this episode, Lynn Kinnaman, Vice President of the Mobile Operations Center (MOC) at Stratix, and Tiarah Simon, Team Lead of the MOC, talk through how a help desk works, what pieces are required, and the things organizations need to consider the ensure that their employees get the right amount of support to keep them happy and productive.
August 25, 2021
Why Off-the-Shelf Doesn't Work for Enterprise Mobility
In this episode, Stratix's Director of Mobile Solution Architecture, Dipesh Hinduja, joins us to talk through the main components of effective mobile solution design. An entire lifecycle must be mapped out for the mobility program to ensure good user experiences and the right outcomes.
August 18, 2021
Building Trust in Order to Drive Customer Success
Delivering value to customers starts with understanding their business and crafting solutions to help them achieve their business goals. In this episode, Damon LoSchiavo, VP of Customer Success & Implementation at T-Mobile, explains his company's philosophy and how it measures customer success.
August 04, 2021
How Mobile Devices Can Improve Worker Safety and Lower Liability
We sit down with Joe Boyle, CEO of Truce Software and Kip Wagner, Chief Revenue Officer at Stratix, to discuss how mobile devices can be used to improve frontline worker safety and lower legal liability.
June 22, 2021
What Do Apple's WWDC 2021 Announcements Mean for the Enterprise?
With iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple solves some work from home challenges for enterprises that should help improve productivity. Tony Glinski, Director of Apple Business at Stratix, attended the WWDC 2021 virtual event. In this episode, he reviews key highlights that are of special interest to Apple enterprise customers.
June 10, 2021
How to Increase Security of Your Enterprise’s Android Platform
Brett Cooper, Partner at BlueFletch, and Ross Homans, VP of Operations at Stratix, discuss the challenges IT has in implementing and deploying secure Android devices while giving enterprises flexibility and delivering a seamless end-user experience.
May 25, 2021
Technology in Home Health for Better Patient Outcomes
Jennifer Maxwell of Maxwell Healthcare Associates explains how mobile technology is driving productivity and better patient outcomes in home healthcare.
May 11, 2021
Best Practices for Building a Sustainable 1:1 Technology-led Program for your School
Industry experts from Stratix and HP discuss how to develop a plan to manage a school's 1:1 program next year, and into the future. Learn actionable best practices for supporting and managing a sustainable technology-led program at scale for your school.
April 26, 2021
The True Cost of Mobile Technology: How Fully Understanding Your Total Cost of Ownership Can Improve ROI
In this podcast episode, Ross Homans, VP Operational Programs at Stratix, explains the true cost of ownership of mobile programs and what enterprises need to consider when budgeting.
April 19, 2021
How Android is Driving Digital Transformation for Enterprises
In this podcast episode, Sean Ginevan, Head of Global Strategy and Digital Partnerships at Google, shares how Android Enterprise evolved in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more broadly, the changes he’s seen in how enterprises prioritize, invest and approach mobile transformation initiatives. He also provides his perspective on new ways enterprises are using technologies like Artificial Intelligence and voice-based technologies to create personalized digital experiences.
April 08, 2021
Mobile-First to Mobile-Only
Mobile technology has played a huge role in 2020 as channels of commerce scaled up curbside shopping, contactless payment, and delivery services to better server customers. In our next podcast episode, Dipesh Hinduja, Stratix Mobile Solution Architect Director looks forward at the mobile technology trends retailers will see in 2021 and gives advice on how to set up a mobile blueprint to leverage it.
February 19, 2021
What Comes After Disruption?
A Sneak Peak at the 2021 Enterprise Mobility Outlook Report We recently partnered with VDC Research to survey IT decisions makers and find out how they navigated the disruption we saw in 2020. In this episode, Elizabeth Klingseisen, Senior Marketing Vice President at Stratix, gives us a behind-the-scenes look into the survey results. What did we learn – and what does the outlook for 2021 look like?
February 08, 2021
Digital Transformation for Railroads: No Longer a Strategy, But a Necessity
In this podcast episode, we speak with the co-founders of Heartwood, Raj Raheja and Neil Wadhawan, about digital transformation in the rail industry and the transformative way they are preparing their engineers and inspectors with new training using virtual interactive technologies.
January 25, 2021
Managing the Rapid Rise in Demand for Telehealth & Virtual Care
Dain McCracken, Director of Healthcare at Samsung, joins our podcast to explore how healthcare organizations are leveraging technology to manage the rapid rise and demand for home health and virtual care.
December 17, 2020
The Hybrid Hustle
Zoom fatigue is real and sales teams who have transitioned from a mix of phone calls and in-person meetings to solely online meetings can attest to that. In this episode, we talk with Gary Heusner, President at Lextech, about how they are helping enterprise sales teams re-define the employee experience without sacrificing efficiency or interactive engagement.
November 23, 2020
Training Restaurant Employees During Times of Uncertainty
In this episode, we speak with Paul Bradley, Director of Product Management at PlayerLync, to find out what effects the pandemic has had on training and communication in the restaurant industry. He explains how mobile-enabled learning is helping leading restaurants adjust and scale up new capabilities to gain a competitive advantage.
November 09, 2020
Virtual Learning Tech Support: Lessons Learned from 2020
In this episode, we speak with Diane Ashby, National Sales Manager for Education at Samsung, about what school systems and IT teams should consider for successful virtual and hybrid learning programs - now and into the future.
October 26, 2020
The Future of K-12 Education – Beyond the Four Walls
In this episode, we chat with Christine Burkette, Former CIO of the Detroit Schools Community District and current CEO of Promising Integration Consulting Firm, about how school districts can navigate the challenges of the modern classroom. Get firsthand advice on how schools can build a sustainable distance learning program.
October 16, 2020
Protecting Our Kids from Cyber Harm
In this special episode, we speak with Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer at Bark, to learn how schools and parents can better protect their students during this time.
October 06, 2020
Managing Social Distancing in Warehouses
In this episode we chat with two Zebra Technology industry leaders to explore the different technologies and processes warehouses are using to keep workers safe while continuing to drive productivity in their warehouses.
September 18, 2020
High Touch in a No Touch World
We engage Joe Hasenzahl, Senior Manager of B2B Mobility at Samsung, for insights on the contactless future of retail operations.
July 23, 2020
Rebuilding Confidence in Healthcare
We talk with with Phoebe Cresswell, Vertical Marketing Manager at Honeywell, about how the healthcare industry is adapting to unprecedented challenges with innovation and determination.
July 20, 2020
A Clean Break
We sit down Steve Reinecke, ENS Clinical Advisor and Chief Scientist, to examine the impact of automated UV-light disinfection solutions.
July 09, 2020
The 6-ft Economy
We chat with Louis M. Alterman, Stratix CEO & President, and Joe Mach, president at ENS Group, about the rapid business operational changes of the pandemic era and which ones are here to stay.
June 24, 2020