During the past year, many companies have revisited their corporate mobility initiatives, device support, and mobile application deployment strategies. In addition, a growing number of firms are prioritizing mobility initiatives as a key strategic focus, expanding the use of smartphone devices, and investing in a range of mobile applications to address the needs of employees in various roles.
As the population and diversity of smartphones making their way into firms increases, so do the challenges for IT organizations. Below are key drivers of increased corporate mobility complexity:
Most enterprises support multiple wireless networks.
Many firms also support a wide variety of mobile devices.
New segments of mobile workers are emerging.
Employees use a wide range of mobile applications.
Some employees choose non-approved devices.
Smartphone security concerns loom over mobile adoption.