MICROSOFT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Title: Smartphone Roulette for App Makers
Publication: New Business
Date Published: June 10, 2009
Summary: Smartphones are widely used. Many companies such as Apple and Nokia run a operating system called Symbian. Others such as Motorola phones use Google's Android software. Software developers design apps for the different phones and they are starting to realize they cannot make different versions of the applications per phone.
Title: Can the iPhone Translate to the Enerprise?-- Apple eyes the corporate remote device space with its iPhone. But the device faces hurdles
Author:Maria Bruno- Britz
Publication: Bank Systems & Technology
Issue: 5; pg. 12
Date Published: May 2008
Summary: Cupertino, California based Apple's March announcement introduced a iPhone that is suppose to be enterprise ready. The enterprise iPhone was suppose to be released in June in the form of a new update for iPhone. The update would turn the device into a business tool. The upgrade Microsoft Exchange support allows features such as email, calendars and other enterprise grade applications. Apple updated to Firmware 2.0 and added the ActiveSync licesnsing, so it is helping the enterprise project work more smoothly than it could before. However, many are still worried about the security of the new upgrade and the new applications that will come on the iPhone.