Enterprise Mobility is one of the most significant IT shift ever. The giant leap in the mobile technology and its associated applications indeed transformed our lives. Accessibility of all manners of smart products and services is now possible with just a click via advanced mobile technology. The evolution from business connectivity to business mobility is unlike previous compute transitions because it redefines how people work. More number of enterprises are using the mobile workforce for increased productivity.
Mobility can impact IT in many ways like:
- Mobility will make computing location independent.
- Improved customer experience and enhanced collaboration with colleagues
- Mobile computing will anchor the network and become a strategic asset that will be used as the basis of competitive differentiation
But to balance with the mobility revolution, a clear work space mobile strategy is imperative. What can be the best practices to be observed while implementing an effective mobility strategy for an enterprise? Here we have summed up an unbeatable enterprise mobility strategy in 7 simple steps.
Enterprise Mobility Strategy
Identify the business objectives and targeted benefits: Before implementing an effective strategy, clearly identify how it is going to impact your business. They should detect the kind of risk while integrating personal device to the enterprise network. Define a clear set of goals, expecting through mobile platform. Keep goals closely bound to enterprise’s core objectives for the best results.
Introduce a clear mobile policy: The policy should cover every possible scenario which includes IT strategy, security and audit requirements, infrastructure policies etc.
Device management and access policies: As a first step, devices needs to be registered so that users can securely and seamlessly access corporate data. To secure the sensitive data, it’s important to determine which corporate applications can be accessed from an employee-owned device.
Restrict the mobility cost: IT managers should strictly monitor to reduce the mobile data cost down. A dedicated Wi-Fi provider can be a cost- effective option
Strive for continuous application delivery: Since the mobile world is prone to daily updates, enterprises should think above the traditional approaches. Instead enterprises should use Agile methods in software development and moving to DevOps methods to speed both the development and deployment of software.
Security Measures: While encouraging BYOD, IT should ensure security policies and also able to remotely wipe corporate data if the device lost or any kind of malfunction happened. Advanced security choices need to be implemented to shield network. While exposing mobile oriented services, make sure the back-end integration and transaction details are properly secured
Leverage both cloud-based and on-premises solutions: When choosing between cloud- and premises-based solutions, the decision is not easy. Both models have strengths and weaknesses. Businesses should combine cloud based and on-premises solution components to provide maximum flexibility to align with technology and business priorities
Insight Consultants, proven best practices cover all aspects of defining and executing a comprehensive mobile strategy for our clients. Our proven methodology, Radical Rooting enable us to tailor enterprise architectures and application strategies, evaluate and plan security and infrastructure strategies. We typically approach this through 4 steps of Radical Rooting
Assessment: Review current state and perform bench marking. We gather client requirements and come up with a firm foundation for building solution
Establish indicators that help clients measure solutions in terms of return. Create mobility business and technology plans
Design mobility solutions. Through prototypes will give a clear idea to the client how the end solution will be
Drive enterprise and customer value. Will walk along with you till you realize that your solution performs as per expectation
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