Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 02-15-2013

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

IT Tools  Only 20% of employees like the IT tools their companies have provided for them. What's worse, 22% say the tools are "worse than [those] at my house."

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Access Is Critical  Just 13% of employees say access to critical data away from the desktop is "mission critical," but 58% say it's absolutely "important."

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Increased Productivity  Not surprisingly, 59% of workers say having a smartphone and/or tablet to do their jobs makes them more productive.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

No Need  Only 9% of respondents say there is no reason to use a smartphone or tablet to do their jobs, while 5% say that adding those devices to the mix is too much for them to handle.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

BYOD Policies  Only 22% of employees say their office has a BYOD policy. Another 13% say a BYOD policy is in the works.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Data Access  Accessing data is a key concern for employees. In fact, 37% say their biggest challenge in the office is not having access to data when it's needed.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Broken Tools  More than one-quarter say that while they have tools to access data, the tools are not properly configured to meet their needs.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Cloud Apps  45% say their companies are using cloud-based applications to access data.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Embrace the Future  Although 55% say their companies aren't using cloud-based apps, 36% of the respondents want their organizations to embrace the cloud for data access.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?

Flexibility Matters  Don't think flexibility is a major concern for employees? Well, 67% of employees say flexibility is "important." Another 16% indicate that it's "mission critical."

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mobile Needs?