There are several software services that do not offer same functionality when accessed via mobile devices. These services need to be enhanced in order to offer extrinsic user experience to the corporates. According to reports nearly 174 million users would incorporate BYOD at their workplaces by the end of this year. The Shift from MDM towards MAM now has made it viable for organisation to focus on mobile applications. This brings forward the urgency to deliver apps that integrate with the existing business architecture due to the emerging needs of enterprise mobility. Enterprise Mobility solutions needs to connect traditional resources with the Cloud like SaaS (Software as a Service), so that employees can make progressive and timely decisions and manage their time more effectively on the mainstream business.
- Reasons that drive the need for Mobility Solutions: As mobility comes to the mainstream, more and more projects are being invested on the app development forefront. Due to the fact that nearly 42 percent of consumers are reported to use mobile devices at workplaces, there is an increase in demand for mobility to grow among enterprises to synchronise them better with business workflows. The personal devices being used has increased to about 30 percent over the years. This calls for technology evangelists to emphasize on custom solutions and forge solitary steps into enterprise app management.
There are several other reasons that has led enterprise mobility to grow in order to keep pace with competitors, improve customer support and enhance the overall experience of the end user.
- Growing Enterprise Mobility Projects: Developing industry best solutions for enterprise mobility surely pushes an organisation well ahead of the respective competitors. The need for apps to connect internal BYOD and manage employee devices has risen to almost 37 percent. The enterprise app development is setting new dimensions in Consumer driven mobility solutions and device support ( 39 percent of all enterprise mobility projects ) and Internal employee driven mobile apps ( 24 percent of all these projects).
- Impacts of adopting Mobile: Mobile development had always witnessed a segmented form of development. Today mobility requires a holistic approach to augment well all the aspects of enterprise solutions. Several facets like redesigning security strategy, re-aligning budgets, supporting more platforms have seen better days as mobility has entered the core enterprise IT. Security of enterprise data has come a long way with mobility impacting nearly 40 percent of security policies and strategies. Budgeting towards mobile projects has augmented to about 34 percent. Enterprises thats are supporting more platforms for adopting mobile has incremented to 31 percent. All these impacts command a high resource commitment and time on behalf of any organisation.
- Plans for Adopting Enterprise-wide Mobility Strategy: Many companies are readily adopting enterprise mobility in their organisational operations. Most of them were satisfied with the output of previously implemented legacy processes, but mobility surely has sparked a new change in the form of efficiency and proficiency. Around 38 percent of the organisations have already designated mobile teams for handling app development and maintenance of such software projects. About 22 percent more will have implemented the enterprise mobility by the end of the year. But still 10 percent of the businesses have no plans of actualizing mobility in their core enterprise structure.