Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 02-01-2013

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Thank You, Mobile  According to a new study of federal employees, employees gain nine hours per week of productivity due to mobile devices.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Net Gains With its employees being productive for an extra nine hours per week, the federal government nets $28 billion annually.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Smartphone Security  Despite the federal government’s concerns about security, 55% of employees bring their own smartphones to the office each day.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

BYOD Policies  Only 11% of federal employees are locked into a BYOD policy in the office, raising concerns about security issues.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

An Out-of-Office Experience  Although 62% of federal employees use their mobile devices for work-related tasks in the office, 95% use them outside of the office for work tasks.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Better Devices, Better Work  95% of respondents saying their work has improved because of mobile products.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Different Tools  93% of respondents use a laptop for work, 64% use a smartphone and 19% use a tablet.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

The Access Game  Three-quarters of federal employees use their mobile devices to access government data. Approximately the same number (72%) access their work desktop remotely.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

What Passwords?  Although 55% of federal smartphone users employ their personal smartphones for work, 33% of them don't use password protection on either product.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Well Trained  The federal government doesn’t have many BYOD policies, but 74% of employees have participated in work-related, mobile device security training in the last year.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity

Security Features  Just 27% of smartphones or tablets employ multifactor authentication. And only 24% of smartphones or tablets in the federal government are equipped with remote data deletion.

Mobile Devices Increase Employees' Productivity