Enterprise mobility is evolving into an essential function that supports the growth of an organization. It is a trend that is becoming one of the main priorities for big cooperation especially for both customer engagement and workforce mobilization. Enterprise Mobility is growing as a solution that allows organizations to manage resources and customer engagement across a variety of mobile device through the internet. As enterprise mobility is moving at a lightning speed; many corporations are taking this opportunity to strengthen their employees’ capacity both onsite and remote to drive more return on investment (ROI).
Enterprise mobility does not only refer to mobile devices and mobile workers; it also entails mobile corporate data. Enterprise mobility has the ability to improve the productivity and efficiency of employees and to drive a bigger ROI. A recent study stated that the market size of BYOD [Bring Your Own Device] and mobile enterprise would see a massive growth by 2021. It has been expected to reach a whopping sum of $73.30 billion by 2021 from $35.10 billion in 2016.
The efficiency of enterprise mobility has led both businesses and employees to demand more mobile-first solutions. The ongoing trend in the industry shows that Enterprise Mobility Management, IoT, and Managed Mobility Services are going to become more common ideas. The process of using these concepts will also become much less complex than it is currently.
Internet of Things (IoT) on the Rise
The IoT is evolving in a fast-paced and has an amazing impact on how enterprises take advantage of connected devices to remain informed and collaborative. Every day the things around us are getting smarter because objects are being equipped with microchips and sensors. As a result, IoT based devices will improve enterprise mobility management through monitoring and optimize products, services and business model.
The primary objective for the enterprise is to collect the data, and with this, they can empower their employees to connect, collaborate and respond quickly to any emerging activities. Custom- designed IoT solutions will make entrepreneurs capable of managing CRM, data processing and other complex processes. In the years to come, the enterprise will rely on big data and analytics to optimize the process and to make a more informed decision.
Expansion of Location Based Services:
Location based mobile apps suggesting nearby cafes, restaurants, clinics, malls or any utility service at your current location has seen tremendous customer adoption. With the massive success recorded in on-demand mobile apps like Airbnb Uber etc., the next years’ will experience a massive improvement in the number of business apps developed with the sole purpose of business. Mobile apps will provide further improved customer experience due to the reduction in load time.
Migration to Cloud Computing:
Cloud-based technologies are gaining momentum as the top enterprise mobility solutions for a number of reasons which includes server storage, network and network services on an Infrastructure as service model (IaaS) or application deployment platform on a Platform as a Service (PaaS) or software application on Software as a Service model (SaaS).
As cloud services are getting matured, the hybrid cloud solutions are quickly becoming go-to storage solutions because of their ability to hold a substantial amount of data. However, security remains the main challenge; but in coming future, enterprises will resolve security issue by opting for more hybrid solutions and coming up with on-premises apps and other apps on the cloud.
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