Gear up for Enterprise Mobility
Enterprises are looking for all the opportunities to sustain in today’s competitive markets by adapting latest technologies. Enterprise applications helped enterprises to perform key enterprise functions like order processing, procurement, production scheduling, customer information management, energy management, and accounting easily by providing a single solution to support all business processes. Such applications were typically hosted on servers and provided simultaneous services to a large number of users, typically over a computer network. In today’s era, the number of mobile devices has grown exponentially and smartphone shipments are growing at a staggering rate. Businesses are now looking at how best to harness this mobility and leverage it to maximum benefit to avail competitive advantage. Instead of an opportunistic approach, businesses today need to look strategically at how mobility can support the enterprise and how it can be integrated to optimize key business processes.
Enterprises Mobility programs can offer following key benefits to enterprises:
Formulate Enterprise Mobility Strategy
Enterprise mobility avails new ways for enterprises to achieve their goals. It is very easy to understand the need and advantages of enterprise mobility program but adapting a perfect mobility strategy is a challenging task. Various factors need to be considered to develop an appropriate mobility strategy which suits your enterprise and covers your needs without affecting other focus areas. Following are some of the important aspects that should be considered while working on the enterprise mobility strategy formulation.
Developing a winning mobility strategy needs mapping organization’s business goals & IT requirements. While deriving the mobility requirements from business needs, existing infrastructure, systems & processes should be mapped with envisioned mobility solution. To control the cost of implementing mobile strategy, mobility should be seen as mobile enabling service to become another access channel and not something independent & distinct from existing organization infrastructure. In case of defining a completely new IT strategy, mobility should be considered at each stage of design & optimization for best results.
Mobility solutions should be optimized on an ongoing basis based on the measured results. Optimizing the mobility strategy should be a part of feedback control loop, where your mobile strategy should include prioritizing enterprise applications that need to be mobile-enabled. Once a particular solution has been successfully deployed, newer applications can be rolled out.