RIM rebrands itself as BlackBerry and unveils a new operating system and two new smartphones. Take a closer look at the company's last hope of regaining mobile glory.
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People don't want to have to use separate devices for work and home life, so BlackBerry Balance, a new operating system feature, lets you create separate spaces for distinct uses. You can swipe between the work space, seen above, and personal space, or mix interfaces when work and home tasks overlap. Corporate administrators can control and, if necessary, wipe apps and content from the work space without touching content or apps in the personal space. In fact, BlackBerry says the personal zone remains private to the user.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?