The Most Frequent Mistakes Businesses are committing in Managing Enterprise Mobility

2015 is just a couple of weeks away and industry experts are opining that enterprise mobility management will rise as one of the topmost IT agendas. The experts have furthermore advised CIOs in undertaking more proactive roles in transforming respective EMMs into more foolproof systems. Alongside, they are required to upgrade their mobile strategy to comply better with the evolving needs of enterprise mobility.

The Hottest IT Agenda 2015 - Enterprise Mobility

Some of the most conspicuous trends that enterprise mobility will reflect in next year, are:

  • Medium and smaller enterprises will adopt enterprise mobility with greater enthusiasm than bigger corporations
  • ‘Line-of-business executives’ will be the true agents of promoting enterprise mobility and job roles that will demand the most of this advancement, are HR, talent procurement or operations
  • Enterprise mobility will be the key for organizations in expanding their workspace, especially those incorporating multivarious endpoints and applications Â
  • Enterprise mobility will make existing BYOD policies at work more flexible, boosting overall higher adoption of mobility across the industry
  • Despite significant improvement and wider acceptance of enterprise mobility, the ‘disconnect zone’ to a certain extent, will continue to exist amid employers and employees

The Common Mistakes that EMM Experts Should Decrease from Committing:

Enterprise Mobility Mistakes

While enterprise mobility may have an array of benefits to offer, on the other hand, CIOs and managers should not be reluctant enough to take into account some of the mistakes that are practiced quite frequently in the industry, such as:

  • Cost Management: One of the basic goals of enterprise mobility is to help you with speedy accomplishment of the given project without missing the location/regional difference between on-field and on-base employees. However, the entire process of communication should be accomplished seamlessly, without affecting expenditure. Failure with cost management may defeat the purpose. It has been found that one in every 50 companies suffers the consequence of wrongful cost management and imposes unwanted financial burden on the organization.
  • Risking Security, using Third-party Apps: One of the recent surveys has pointed out that in 90% cases, organizations that champion enterprise mobility, makes third party app an integral part of EMM. While turnkey solution providing companies find such practices extremely helpful for business, on the other hand, the risk of security breach increases remarkably.
  • BYOD Policy – Cool is great but don’t ignore reviewing: In the new year, companies may make their BYOD policy less stringent but regular reviewing is necessary when it comes to finding out whether or not the employees are downloading or using any malicious app or service. Regular training and keeping a list of services that may drive a device at the brink of security breach, should be kept handy and must be regularly updated.
  • Communication Breakdown: Enterprise mobility is not all about attending a project and keep working on it no matter which location your employees are at. The term mobility provides a great deal of attention to communication as well. However, employees, despite having the facilities of enterprise mobility, fail to communicate. It leads to misguided understanding of client’s requirement, the developmental effort becomes a wastage and ultimately puts additional pressure over the entire workforce, without adding anything to the constructive side.

2015! The year of enterprise mobility is here. If you want to make the best out of it, make sure that you stop stumbling on the above mentioned blocks!Â

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Darpan Ghosh

Sr. Web Content Developer at Maketick Inc.
Darpan Ghosh is the Senior Web Content Developer at Maketick Inc., a supreme IT, eCommerce service and consultation provider, based in Silicon Valley, California. He is a web-marketing enthusiast, with particular attention to the dynamic search engine trends and Social Media Marketing.

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