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Oktane15 Insider’s Guide – Mobility Edition

BlogAuthorBios Alyssa
Alyssa Smrekar
Director, Customer and Content Marketing

As Oktane15 quickly approaches, we’re highlighting must-see sessions and activities categorized by theme so you can rock our annual user conference like a pro – whether you’re an Oktane veteran or joining us for the first time. In the first installment of this blog series, here’s your Oktane15 Insider’s Guide to the Mobility + Devices track.

 

Don’t Miss These Sessions:

 

A Debate on the Converging Role of Identity and End User Computing in IT (Tuesday, November 3 @ 1:30 - 2:15pm): Traditional IT roles are changing as employees increasingly mix their personal and professional lives, accessing corporate apps and data on mobile devices both in and out of the office. Jack Madden, mobility guru and blogger at BrianMadden.com, will moderate a panel with Jive Software’s Ashley Todd, ThoughtWorksPhil Ibarrola and Okta’s Sr. Director of IT Tom Ryan to discuss the challenges and opportunities IT teams face as they manage and secure on-the-go users. WX05 cCnHVY0c LyO91Os8vlXkGZzp SXjze9DM0AFpzfxsSMEzYUnknYwrjU nflxR22MfERPYCOLZg56nGq5QujXJc yzvf DwIUGzqqLm2fuoTeB8s1L HvuL5shuUXP0 mI

 

Behind the Scenes: Evolving Okta Mobility Management for iOS 9 and Android for Work (Wednesday, November 4 @ 1:30 - 2:15pm): Join Okta engineers Dave Bernthal and Hans Reichenbach as they demystify the differences between managing iOS and Android devices. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the requirements, business processes and considerations that have gone into the design of Okta Mobility Management (OMM), shaping the future of integrated identity and mobility management.

 

Gather Tips and Tricks from Fellow Customers:

 

Secure Mobile Access to Office 365 and Box Made Easy (Tuesday, November 3 @ 10:45 - 11:30am): Trunk Club’s Rick Pollak and our own Arturo Hinojosa will discuss how to best adapt to a cloud and mobile world, whether it’s by enabling BYOD, protecting your company from a data breach or integrating mobility into your IT strategy. Also learn how Okta’s customers use OMM and Okta Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication to securely enable their mobile workforces. tJJuPHaeMJh2C7b9eXSJP rFdoWy0xCWXj2aUFwXLamGaYXgyB  3wWAh8r KlNivE277AFpTrIvU95yq nirKefpideESyzIoyAHBiFL8l98yuzMCYwkcg wi3zc1hNnfpC4bc

 

A Customer Success Story: Best Practices for Deploying Okta Mobility Management (Tuesday, November 3 @ 11:45am - 12:30pm): Join Jeff Janovich of Fortune 1000 company Carlisle Construction Materials for this technical session full of tips and tricks for deploying OMM, as well as how to achieve both security and a great user experience. Hear how Jeff went about evaluating various EMM vendors, why he ultimately selected OMM and how he used it secure access to cloud applications like Office 365.

 

For Extra Credit:

 

Enjoy the ARIA, home to Oktane15 and the most technologically advanced hotel in the nation. Each guestroom features the kind of personalized automation you thought were only in the movies. Mobility enthusiasts, we can guarantee you’ll be geeking out over the RFID room keys and one-touch control of lighting, temperature, curtains and the TV. And when it’s time to leave, no need to wait in line – simply check out via text message.

 

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For more, be sure to check out the full Oktane15 agenda and our lineup of keynote speakers. Reserve your seat today! Also stay tuned for the Security and Platform editions of our Oktane15 Insider’s Guide blog series.

BlogAuthorBios Alyssa
Alyssa Smrekar
Director, Customer and Content Marketing

Alyssa Smrekar is our Director of Customer and Content Marketing at Okta. She is responsible for advocacy programs, content marketing, and corporate events. Alyssa’s team manages Okta's annual customer conference Oktane and considers it the best three days of the year! She's passionate about getting to know Okta's customers and highlighting their journeys across a variety of channels, both online and in-person, and building new content to drive awareness for Okta.

Prior to Okta, Alyssa managed field marketing and demand generation programs at VMware, SpringSource, VerticalResponse and BlueBird Marketing. Alyssa graduated from UC Berkeley (Go Bears!) and currently lives in San Francisco.

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