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Mindful Device Management: A Journey on the Path to Large Scale Enlightenment

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When Zach Holmquist, co-founder and CTO of Teem (formerly EventBoard), coded the first version of Teem and installed it in the office to solve the acute problem of meeting room conflicts. What he didn’t fully realize was offices around the world were experiencing the same problems, only to a larger degree. Teem started to quickly spread throughout many of the best companies across the globe.

IT teams want stable deployments and repeatable processes - all driving toward the end goal of happy end users. So what are the best methods for a large deployment? Are there options?

Holmquist reviewed several iterations of their deployment workflows that reduced the enrollment time from 10 minutes with a manual deployment to under 26 seconds, all through creative use of a camera adapter.

Simply put, the camera adapter plugs into an iPad and power, and the Ethernet plug goes into the camera adapter. What’s the result? The iPad gets its network connection from the Ethernet so you don’t need to join a Wi-Fi network.

In the end, the goal is deployment nirvana. Done.