While no longer a brand-new buzz word, “Enterprise Mobility” is the need of the hour among established enterprises across industries. For those who are new to this term, Enterprise Mobility is a trend in work culture where in enterprises allow employees to take advantage of mobile technologies to perform work related tasks from anywhere anytime. The term typically refers to the use of mobile apps and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets for work purposes. Enterprise mobility brings in improved productivity, compliance benefits, work flexibility and employee job satisfaction.
In the constant changing digital era, Mobile is the new desktop. According to Microsoft 1 out of 3 employees are completely mobile. Mobility can be the secret weapon that gives enterprises a competitive advantage and allows them to transform their businesses into agile, modern, and mobile entities. Unlike the desktop, mobile is more complex and challenging because of
- Fast changing OS
- Ability to support different devices with varied sizes
- Supporting offline modes
- Swipe pinch orientation gestures
Benefits of Enterprise Mobility
Going mobile transforms the way Enterprises operate. They can unleash potential business benefits like
- Seamless access to backend ERP systems like Oracle EBS, SAP anywhere anytime
- Quick and timely decision making on the move
- Enhance workforce productivity
- Reduce operating costs
- Improves employee collaboration
- Gain competitive advantage
A recent report by Enterprise Mobility Transformation Exchange tells that Successful Enterprises Have A Mobile-First Mindset. It says nearly 40% of businesses consider themselves to be ‘Mobile-First’, which means they design all IT primarily with mobile in mind. Therefore, it is imperative for business and IT leaders to understand the opportunities from building a sustainable mobile strategy that will transform their business to the mobile-centric environment without compromising on the customer experience.
Mobile technologies are changing faster than ever. Companies planning to adapt enterprise mobility shall keep this in mind and create a mobile strategy necessary to meet long term business goals. At Propel Apps, We understand the importance of mobile strategy for a business and in our next article, we will bring out all the elements you need to consider for creating a successful mobile strategy. Till then check out the other articles of our blog and let us know what you think.