Enterprise Mobility Dominates IT Agenda in 2014

Enterprise Mobility Dominates IT Agenda in 2014

A Done DealA Done Deal

44% of organizations have already implemented an enterprise mobility project.

Big SpendBig Spend

45% of organizations will spend at least $500,000 on mobility projects over the next 12 to 18 months.

Shopping SpreeShopping Spree

Nearly half will invest in mobile apps, devices and mobile device management (MDM) over the next 12 to 18 months.

ROI DriversROI Drivers

67% of organizations are seeking increased productivity with their planned mobile investments, while 57% want to improve customer service.

Biggest Perceived Barriers to Future Mobile InitiativesBiggest Perceived Barriers to Future Mobile Initiatives

Budget limitations: 57%, Lack of stakeholder buy-in: 48%, Failure to integrate with legacy systems: 43%, Change-management issues: 33%, Post-implementation training challenges: 19%

Best Practices: Get It Right the First TimeBest Practices: Get It Right the First Time

Make the budget work so you buy the right mobile tools the first time, to avoid redo’s well into your implementation.

Best Practices: Draw a Timeline, Then Double ItBest Practices: Draw a Timeline, Then Double It

These projects often take longer than organizations anticipate. Always start small, typically with a pilot, to get a better sense of the time required.

Best Practices: Connect With the Right VendorsBest Practices: Connect With the Right Vendors

Early on identify a series of use cases in order to effectively evaluate potential mobile solution providers.

Best Practices: Educate UsersBest Practices: Educate Users

The more employees are trained about the rise of mobile-based threats, and new techniques from bad hackers, the better prepared they’ll be to use devices securely.

Best Practices: Screen Business PartnersBest Practices: Screen Business Partners

Enterprises that grant access to third parties must conduct appropriate vetting, just as they would with new employees.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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