Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-up: Jan 16-20

Enterprise mobility in 2017

What can we look forward to for enterprise mobility in 2017? Also, for a mobile initiative to be effective for the workforce, what key strategies and security factors should be considered?

Mobility in 2017: More location-based apps and IoT advancements
The year 2016 introduced new mobile devices and saw a rise in secure mobile solutions for the enterprise. In the coming year, we can expect more of an investment in IoT (Internet of Things), plus more sophisticated mobile apps that are performant and secure.

It is time for enterprises to embrace mobility?
With more people using their smartphones not only for private matters but also for functions of their job, enterprises in turn are embracing mobile technologies to engage their workers and keep them productive. Not only must companies consider enabling workflows in mobile apps (not simply interfaces created for the mobile web), but they must also consider the overall strategy around using mobile.

Key criteria to secure mobile enterprise
As companies recognize the benefits of enabling mobile for their workforce, so too must they then address the accompanying challenges with mobility, such as security, legality, and the need to manage devices and data. Among the approaches a company can take, keeping apps updated and ensuring data is encrypted are just a few ways mobility can be securely enabled for the workforce.

5 tips for gaining a competitive advantage with your enterprise mobile app strategy
If you’re looking to implement an effective enterprise mobile strategy, there are key items that should be included in your planning. Ensuring that any apps selected will meet the needs of the workforce, as well as understanding what performance indicators show measured success, are essential factors to include for success.

Jenny Blumberg, Mobile Solutions Manager

In Jenny's years at Sitrion she has supported many products including Glassboard, widgets, various RSS readers, and the Sitrion Social mobile apps. When she’s not conquering enterprise mobile challenges, she’s snowboarding, cooking, or camping in beautiful Colorado.

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