How Mobility Transforms Enterprise Productivity

How Mobility Transforms Enterprise Productivity

It's Driving the Future of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)It’s Driving the Future of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

When an app is designed from scratch to support an entire process, mobility becomes a business thing instead of a tech thing.

It's Driving the Future of CollaborationIt’s Driving the Future of Collaboration

By 2016, most collaborative apps will be equally available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets and browsers, and the average personal cloud will synch and orchestrate at least six different device types.

Organizations Cut Down on Office SpaceOrganizations Cut Down on Office Space

They don’t need as much when only one-of-ten end users access business apps from the corporate office 100% of the time.

It Eliminates IT OverheadIt Eliminates IT Overhead

Whether you’re talking servers, data centers, software installations, etc., everything is less labor and resource-heavy with a comprehensive, enterprise mobile strategy.

Marketing Teams Get What They Need FasterMarketing Teams Get What They Need Faster

50% of executives say the failure to keep product knowledge current is a major success barrier. With mobile enterprise, marketing teams get real-time updates on the road, and reduce sales cycles from months to days.

It Encourages Flexible Approaches to Tech DeploymentIt Encourages Flexible Approaches to Tech Deployment

HTML5, for example, is an open standard that enables quicker deployments throughout multiple devices, platforms and operating systems, thus reaching users in less time at lower costs.

IT Employees Don't Spend as Much Time Assessing, Provisioning ToolsIT Employees Don’t Spend as Much Time Assessing, Provisioning Tools

Why would they? Business users self-provision via the App Store and Google Play.

IT Employees Don't Spend as Much Time Updating ToolsIT Employees Don’t Spend as Much Time Updating Tools

Because—you guessed it—business users do the udating themselves at the App Store and Google Play.

Employees Do More When They Use the Tools They PreferEmployees Do More When They Use the Tools They Prefer

It’s Psychology 101: Workers are more motivated if they get to choose their own hardware. In today’s BYOD universe, 77% of employees use their own phones and 62% depend upon personal tablets for work.

Because Those Little Devices are Pretty Darn PowerfulBecause Those Little Devices are Pretty Darn Powerful

In fact, the standard smartphone today has more computing power than Apollo 11 did when it landed a man on the moon.

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.

Latest Articles