Business Intelligence Slideshow: Business Intelligence Driving the Demand for Greater Mobility

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 01-12-2011

Business Intelligence Driving the Demand for Greater Mobility

83 percent83 percent of respondents say their organizations will deploy or are investigating the deployment of mobile apps within the next two years.

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72 percent72 percent of these respondents say their organizations will deploy up to five mobile apps over the next year.

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62 percent62 percent of respondents with existing or planned deployments are focused on using the Apple iPhone to do so.

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Other top tech tools for mobility (percent respondents):RIM BlackBerry (56 percent)Apple iPad (55 percent - up 15 percent since June 2010)Google Android (32 percent)Windows Mobile (19 percent)

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62 percent62 percent of respondents say BI mobile apps will be used or deployed by their organizations over the next 24 months.

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Other in-demand mobile apps in next 24 months (percent respondents):Customer use/engagement tools (31 percent)CRM (30 percent)Sales force automation (20 percent)Database access (19 percent)

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25 percent25 percent of respondents are now using non-mobile BI tools throughout more than three fifths of the organization.

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2 percentOnly 2 percent of respondents are using mobile BI tools throughout more than three fifths of the organization.

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26 percent26% of respondents who do not plan to build mobile apps indicate that security concerns are the major obstacle - the most-cited barrier.

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Other top barriers (percent respondents)The impression that mobile apps won't benefit business (22 percent)A "laptop-based mobility" focus (21 percent)Expense (21 percent)Immature technology (12 percent)A lack of platform standards (10 percent)

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