We have talked a lot recently about mobile design, mobile websites, and the surge in use of mobile devices in the enterprise. In this post we are going to look at a specific use case of the latter – Salesforce and the iPad. Salesforce is best known for their customer relationship management (CRM) software which has found a great deal of success in the enterprise market. In recent years they have started to expa
SharePoint 2013 is now firmly with us, and among the many improvements are a host aimed at mobile access. The key developments focus on the mobile browser experience. Those using any of the big mobile browsers (iOS, Android, and of course Windows Phone) will now have a much better experience than they did previously. Navigation and layout are hugely improved, and numerous optimizations to HTML and CSS code make the w
When you’re mobile, do you ever find yourself digging through your email in order to access a document? This is one of the mobile challenges that the Local Files feature of SharePlus solves. This brief video demonstrates how to save an email attachment to your SharePlus Local Files for offline viewing: http://youtu.be/dbAPSiqm1vg
When we are mobile, it is often the case that we work with only a subset of the SharePoint lists that are available to us. Two methods may be employed to hide unused Lists and Subsites. The first method requires administrative privileges and is described in the following article: http://www.infragistics.com/community/blogs/anand_raja/archive/2012/04/03/how-to-disable-the-viewing-of-specific-lists-in-shareplus.aspx
SharePlus has been following a “themed” release pattern. This release methodology groups releases based on feature type. The 3.8 version is themed “Security” and contains new features that provide the Enterprise with enhanced data protection. 3.8 Features Application Encryption In addition to the iOS Data Protection mechanism, SharePlus now provides a customizable application level of encryption. This includes it
Introduction Version 3.5 of SharePlus was released on September, 18th, 2012. This version includes updates to PDF-related functionality. What’s New Adobe PDF software is the global standard for electronic document sharing and collaboration. SharePlus has evolved to include increased functionality around PDF annotation. PDF Annotation:PDF is a popular format because it preserves the integrity of a document through r
Taking after SharePlus’ success in the app store, we’ve been working for some time in a second business application for the iPad. We’ve tried to capitalize on a couple of lessons learned with the SharePlus experience, among them: There’s still a chasm between existing and very well established technologies, such as SharePoint, SQL Server, Analysis Services, and the emergent wave of new mobile devices. There’s value i
Introduction This article will discuss how to use client-side certificates for authentication in SharePlus. The article is aimed at those who will be administrating SharePlus within an enterprise. You may deploy your client-side certificates manually, or via an MDM server. This article focuses on the manual approach. Steps Step 1: Copy the client-side certificate to the iPad running SharePlus Connect your iPad and
The following video demonstrates a solution that allows an iPad user to open a SharePoint document in SharePlus by scanning a QR Code. Using this technique, you may use a QR Code to trigger SharePlus to open SharePoint items such as: Documents Lists Tasks How to accomplish common SharePoint tasks on an iPad using SharePlus To create a QR Code for your documents, simply replace the “http” prefix of your Sh
DropBox is in the news again, with major questions around the security of the application. I wanted to re-post this blog that I published originally for the SharePoint Conference in Australia in March. SharePlus - The Trusted, Secure & Native Mobile Client for SharePoint Working with enterprise customers who have massive investments in secure SharePoint infrastructure, I’ve been involved in meetings where
I am new to the app but so far quite impressed. We use an extensive number of team discussions to keep our engineering people moving with product decisions.. When I was on the road I could not post to the discussions without getting out the PC. I can easily post...
“We needed a mobile collaboration solution that could deliver the latest company and product information. The team at Infragistics (formerly SouthLabs) demonstrated how quickly and easily SharePoint documents could be retrieved and edited on mobile devices using SharePlus, even offline.”
“When we hit a limitation to the app, we contacted Infragistics (formerly SouthLabs) to provide custom features. They were very quick at understanding what we needed and coding it up for us. They handled all the complexities, delivered a file we could easily distribute to our fleet of iPads, and...
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