Apple @ Work: Top 3 mistakes Apple IT managers make [Video Webinar]
A lot of you already know me from my writing right here at 9to5Mac. I submit a number of articles every week which might be primarily opinion, however in my day job, I run IT for a school in Chattanooga, TN. Over the subsequent few weeks, I’ll be working by way of a number of ideas, methods, and workflows for finest practices with gadget administration for the Apple-focused organization.
At present, I’m joyful to say that we’re kicking it off with a model new webinar on the highest errors that Apple IT managers make. On this video (beneath), I work by way of every mistake and clarify why it’s an issue.
One of many greatest issues I see with quite a lot of organizations comes all the way down to planning with community capability. Quite a lot of organizations are nonetheless planning for protection, whereas capability needs to be the chief concern.
Designing for protection merely makes certain that Wi-Fi entry is out there in all places, however it doesn’t take into account if the community can deal with workers bringing in 2–three units at a time. Within the webinar, I’ll focus on key tendencies with capability planning and gadget onboarding.
BYOD vs Establishment Owned
Carry your individual gadget is definitely a development for lots of organizations however is it the appropriate strategy for yours? In relation to managing units for configuration insurance policies and apps, BYOD represents some complexities that company-owned units don’t need to take care of. BYOD permits organizations to get out of the gadget deployment enterprise, and the accountability goes again to the end-user. Within the webinar, I’ll clarify the professionals and cons of every, and assist you make the appropriate choice on your group.
Over Spending on AppleCare+ and Equipment
AppleCare+ might seem to be a very good deal, notably in K–12, however I’ve run the numbers, and it not often is smart for many organizations. I’ll clarify my logic, and offer you methods to keep away from the sticker shock of gadget repairs whereas nonetheless avoiding the price of the prolonged guarantee. I may even clarify the hidden value of quite a lot of deployments, and that’s in equipment. Observe together with the webinar above to learn to lower your expenses and nonetheless preserve your units protected.
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