14 episodes

Decide if adopting Apple’s Mac platform at scale is right for your organization with this podcast. We don’t just tell you the pros, but we discuss the challenges you may face when looking to implement or expand the usage of Mac.

In each episode, we feature experts in user experience, security, networking, and procurement to explore what it means to buy, deploy, and manage large numbers of Mac devices across the enterprise.

If you’re considering how Mac may help you win top talent and wondering about the bigger organizational implications, this podcast is for you.

We Got Your Mac SHI

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

Decide if adopting Apple’s Mac platform at scale is right for your organization with this podcast. We don’t just tell you the pros, but we discuss the challenges you may face when looking to implement or expand the usage of Mac.

In each episode, we feature experts in user experience, security, networking, and procurement to explore what it means to buy, deploy, and manage large numbers of Mac devices across the enterprise.

If you’re considering how Mac may help you win top talent and wondering about the bigger organizational implications, this podcast is for you.

    A Vision of the Future: Apple Vision Pro in the Enterprise

    A Vision of the Future: Apple Vision Pro in the Enterprise

    The Apple Vision Pro is all the rage right now and rightfully so. Spatial computing seems to be the future. But with the rise of headset devices comes the question of use cases for business. In this special bonus episode Victoria Barber sits down with Adam Reiser (Sr. Director of End-User Compute at SHI) live from his Apple Vision Pro, to discuss how doing work is set to change because of this amazing new device.

    • 12 min
    We Got Your Recap: Top Takeaways from Season 1 on Mac Adoption

    We Got Your Recap: Top Takeaways from Season 1 on Mac Adoption

    In this episode, we recap the first season of "We Got Your Mac" by SHI. Hosted by Victoria Barber, the episode reflects on the valuable learnings from the previous 11 episodes, where experts discussed the considerations for Mac adoption, common concerns and misconceptions, and tips for getting started. From discussing the total cost of ownership to the importance of training and support, the episode provides a comprehensive overview of what it takes to successfully deploy Mac at scale. Join us as we delve into the key takeaways and valuable advice shared by industry experts throughout the entire season.

    • 28 min
    An Apple a Day: Mac User Stories on UX, Productivity, and the Apple Ecosystem

    An Apple a Day: Mac User Stories on UX, Productivity, and the Apple Ecosystem

    There’s no doubt the transition to Apple products has revolutionized professional and personal productivity. In this episode, we hear from several industry experts here at SHI who share their experiences transitioning to Apple from other platforms, the influence of Apple technology on job performance and professional image, and the challenges and benefits of using Apple products in various work settings. The diverse experiences of our guests reflect the versatility, adaptability and power of the Apple ecosystem. Plus, we explore the latest developments, including the introduction of Apple's Vision Pro device.Join as we discuss:The impact of using Apple products on personal and professional productivityThe evolution of Apple technology in the professional worldPersonalization and flexibility with Apple products for work, travel and collaboration

    • 25 min
    The Long & Winding Road to Mac Adoption: Insights from a Mac Management Expert

    The Long & Winding Road to Mac Adoption: Insights from a Mac Management Expert

    Mac adoption at scale can significantly boost effectiveness, with examples showing a 10% to 12% increase in sales team productivity and 12% more code output from software engineers using Macs.In this episode, we are joined by Henry Patel, Chief Strategy Officer at Jamf and an expert in Mac management, to shed light on the journey of adopting the Mac platform at scale in the enterprise world. Henry shares his insights on the unique value proposition of Mac in the enterprise, the impact of consumer iPhone and iPad use on the enterprise, and the importance of security in Mac adoption. He also discusses groundbreaking solutions introduced by Jamf to ease the transition to Mac and improve productivity. Henry shares transformative success stories from IBM and Cisco, showcasing the significant benefits of Mac adoption. Discussed in the episode:The unique value proposition of Mac for enterprisesOvercoming enterprise concerns with Mac adoptionKey considerations and steps for Mac adoption

    • 25 min
    The Mac vs. PC War Is Over. Now Your Biggest Challenge Is Adoption

    The Mac vs. PC War Is Over. Now Your Biggest Challenge Is Adoption

    The Mac vs. PC war is over. Now your biggest challenge is adoption.We’re joined by Steve Weiner, Principal Architect of the Advanced Solutions Group at technology solutions provider SHI, to discuss Microsoft and Mac in the workplace. As we explore the challenges and opportunities of integrating both platforms, Steve shares insights on unified endpoint management, the app gap, productivity and security apps, and the importance of change management in adoption. Join us for a deep dive into the dynamic landscape of technology in the workplace and how organizations can navigate the intersection of Microsoft and Mac.Discussed in this episode:IT's lean towards Windows and how that is changingThe comfort and reliability that employees seek in using Mac in the workplaceUnified Endpoint Management (UEM) and App ManagementMicrosoft's approach to managing Macs and PCs and the changing attitudes towards Mac accessibilityApple's consumer education, addressing the app gap, and understanding the importance of change management

    • 25 min
    Less Mac & Cheese, More Mac & Ease : A recipe for user training and change management

    Less Mac & Cheese, More Mac & Ease : A recipe for user training and change management

    Is your workplace ready for the Mac invasion?Kristin Hubler, Adoption Solutions Architect at SHI, delves into the challenges of integrating Mac technology in PC-dominant workplaces. Providing crucial change management strategies and insights into the impact of digital transformation on IT departments and end-users.Discussed in this Episode:- Strategies for effective change management when introducing Macs into a PC-dominant workplace.- Importance of comprehensive employee training and tailored education to facilitate smooth technology transitions. - Insights into the differences between PC and Mac operating systems and how to optimize workflows for improved productivity.

    • 21 min

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As a creative, I always want to use Mac, but this has helped me understand more about what else may be at stake when bringing Apple into a Windows world. Great stuff! Keep it coming.

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