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Enterprises see a lot of promise in mobile devices. Their users should be more productive now that they can craft presentations on the go. Their employees should have more opportunities to collaborate now that they can share documents anytime via their smartphones. Right?
Well, not really. For too many businesses, the promise of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been swallowed up by mobile workflow challenges and insecure, consumer-grade cloud sharing solutions.
It would be easy to predict the break-up of mobility and the cloud, but this is a relationship worth saving. Doing so, however, will take a new approach.
A mobile workflow reliant on the Pandora’s Box of file sharing
Left to fend for themselves, business users have cobbled together their own clunky workarounds to mobility-cloud problems. For example, in order to share, annotate, edit and collaborate over Microsoft Office files from their mobile devices, enterprise users have had …