What I Saw at WES 2010

What I Saw at WES 2010

BlackBerry 6 OS was the big news and the sessions gave invaluable insight

WES 2010, the biggest BlackBerry® user event of the year, kicked off on April 27 in Orlando, Florida. I was lucky enough to attend the show, along with thousands of customers, BlackBerry Alliance members, carriers, business leaders, and other IT professionals. We were all eager to talk BlackBerry for three days. The BlackBerry® 6™ OS sneak peak, the sessions, the keynotes, the party—it all made for an exciting show.

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Find IT Help with the LinkedIn for BlackBerry Smartphones App

Find IT Help with the LinkedIn for BlackBerry Smartphones App

New professional networking app connects you to IT professionals

Imagine you need to hire a talented contract Java programmer for a major project due in 45 days. Not to worry, you have a vast network of IT professionals to ask for referrals. You send out a message with your BlackBerry® smartphone and get three high-quality leads, complete with work experience, education, and recommendations. That is now possible with the new LinkedIn® for BlackBerry smartphones app from LinkedIn, which lets you view profiles of IT professionals worldwide, in real time, from virtually any location.

The LinkedIn for BlackBerry smartphones app brings the powerful networking capabilities of LinkedIn to your BlackBerry smartphone. In this article find out the app's features and get insight into how the app can help you find IT talent and solve problems.

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Lessons from the Winners of the Wireless Leadership Awards

Lessons from the Winners of the Wireless Leadership Awards

Hint: Focus on bringing information to customer locations

The three winners of the 2010 Wireless Leadership Awards can teach your organization important lessons in mobility. First, create solutions that give field teams access to vital information, including from legacy systems, while they are at customers' locations. Second, understand that capturing data onsite is far more accurate than inputting it back at the office. Finally, when you make a mobile app easy to use, mobile workers are more likely to consistently use it. Get additional ideas for your own organization by reading this inside look at the Wireless Leadership Award winners.

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Preview: HA and Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling Coming to BlackBerry MVS

Preview: HA and Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling Coming to BlackBerry MVS

New Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling feature on BlackBerry MVS v5 can cut costs and conserve cell minutes

Your organization will soon have a new tool for managing telecom. High Availability (HA) and Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling will be included in the upcoming BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System v5 (MVS).

Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling will route calls through Wi-Fi networks, such as at the office, home, or any Wi-Fi hotspot. That is significant because it can let your business conserve cell minutes—and save money.

BlackBerry MVS v5 is expected later this year.

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Watch the Latest Webcasts for IT

Watch the Latest Webcasts for IT

Mobile Policies and Processes for Employee-Owned Smartphones

Get the inside story on how to manage employee-owned smartphones flooding organizations large and small.

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Media Rich Training and Compliance Communications on BlackBerry Smartphones

Hear from the experts on how the award-winning Chalk Pushcart software pushes media-rich content to your organization's BlackBerry smartphones.

Date: May 18
Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m. EST

Announcing New IBM Lotus Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones

Announcing New IBM Lotus Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones

BlackBerry® Client for IBM® Lotus® Quickr™ v1.1

Give on-the-move BlackBerry smartphone users highly secure content viewing and sharing, and folder creation.

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BlackBerry® Client for IBM® Lotus® Connections v2.3

Get highly secure enterprise social-networking capabilities for people-based collaboration. Extend profiles, activities, blogs, communities and bookmarks to BlackBerry smartphone users.

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Check Out the Hottest New BlackBerry Smartphones

Check Out the Hottest New BlackBerry Smartphones

BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 smartphone

Powerful, confident, and in-the-know.

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BlackBerry® Pearl™ 3G smartphone

Carry your friends in your pocket.

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Admin Tip: Reload BlackBerry Device Software with BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Windows

Occasionally you may need to perform a clean reload of the BlackBerry® Device Software. This month's admin tip explains one method using the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager for Windows.

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

Support Forums

The BlackBerry® Support Community Forums are a great place for your BlackBerry device users to get help—and a place for you to connect with other IT administrators. Do you have questions about BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions? Are you looking for support on devices or accessories? Visit the BlackBerry Support Community Forums.