Today’s employees are eager to bring the powerful and convenient technology that they use in their personal lives into the workplace to help them perform more effectively, resulting in a burgeoning bring-your-own-technology (BYOT) culture. Enterprises, recognizing the potential boost in productivity that comes from offering their employees an “always-on” environment, are insisting that IT departments make it a reality.
The Consumerization of IT and mobility, along with cloud, big data, and social media, have taken the whole idea of mission critical out of the back office and put it right into the hands of front-line users. The fact that employees now have the greatest impact on business results means enterprises are increasingly adopting business models that accommodate, or sometimes even center around, employee mobility to enable greater productivity.
So today, enterprises no longer question whether to expand mobile access to enterprise resources, but rather how to optimize the ROI of their mobility programs, and how best to establish a managed mobile environment that generates the increased productivity that the business craves without increasing cost or exposing the network to unacceptable risk.
This Point of View paper addresses the top five challenges for creating a managed mobile environment and explores the three mobile environment management truths to help enterprises build a hyper-productive mobile environment.