CIOs Face Major Mobile Management Challenges

Mobile Management Challenges

1-Bumpy TransitionBumpy Transition

92% of IT professionals say their organization has encountered challenges with BYOD.

2-Top BYOD ChallengesTop BYOD Challenges

Securing data: 55%, Securing network access: 54%, Ensuring network performance: 39%

3-Heavy LiftingHeavy Lifting

90% of IT pros expect the growing use of personal devices to impact their organization, including the increase of bandwidth requirements (63%), server requirements (44%), network latency (39%) and storage needs (37%).

4-Scope CreepScope Creep

54% of BYODers say they use their devices for business apps beyond just phone calls and e-mails.

5-Free for AllFree for All

78% of companies do not limit the apps that employees can load on a personal device.

6-Communication BreakdownCommunication Breakdown

Only half of IT pros actually talk to employees about how they use personal devices for work.

7-Personal BusinessPersonal Business

86% of BYODers say they access or save work-related information on their mobile device.

8-Well EquippedWell Equipped

52% of employees use more than one device.

9-Missing LinkMissing Link

One in 20 have lost a personal device they use for work—or have had it stolen. This significantly increases the chances for a data leak or breach.

10-Faulty Game PlanFaulty Game Plan

Three-quarters of IT pros say their organization offers guidelines for the use of personal mobile devices, but just 42% of BYODers say this is true.

11-Mixed OpinionsMixed Opinions

64% of IT pros would give their organization’s BYOD policies and tech support a “B” grade or better, compared to just 41% of BYODers who would grade IT that high.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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