Enterprise Mobilty Discussion at NYC BlackBerry Experience

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“We’ve brought fun back into the BlackBerry…..The Hub is great, as is the balance between work and play.”, Richard Piasentin, Vice President and Managing Director BlackBerry,  USA Sales, Marketing & Operations.  This is one aspect of the new BlackBerry 10 platform that was impressed on the attendees today in the NYC leg of “BlackBerry Experience Forum”.

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“The minute we are out in the USA, we’re enterprise ready”, Jeff. “I want to apologize for the “Mobile Confusion”, branding…we’re back to BES”.

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Peter from Skaden,legal firm, testimonial. All lawyers were provided cell phones, laptops, BYOD, common set of security is what we Peter is looking for in the work environment.  Skaden was part of the enterprise pilot, uniquely took three devices and cycled them on a week to 10 day plan, so most of the lawyers would experience the new BB10. Surprisingly, the younger, just out of school lawyers wanted to keep BB10 devices. Our experience is that flexibility is built in with balance.  Peek function is his fave, also keeping the flow. Waiting on carriers in the USA to roll the devices out.  So far in their European client sites, people are very happy.

 

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Demo of Devices

Gregg Ostrownoski is demonstrating the Z10, in the US market, here in NYC as we  get closer to the USA launch.  This is not new for developers having had the luxury of having a Dev Alpha device, but the full house audience is very attentive.  This is new for many of the audience members. Gregg taking a photo of the VP and putting a funky grin on his face with time shift, before tweeting it out…

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NYC BlackBerry Experience Richard Piasentin Keynote

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“Last year has been one of transition”…we’re listening. Had it not been for your patience, we would not be here today. This is what Richard Piasentin,Vice President and Managing Director RIM USA Sales, Marketing & Operations, said today, March 4, 2013, at the NYC leg of  the “BlackBerry Experience Forum”.