Mobile devices are becoming more sophisticated all the time – or it certainly seems that way at the moment. This year’s MWC showed just how fast mobile technology is advancing, with demonstrations of touchless gesture control systems, advances in location-based services, the growth of small cells to accompany Wi-Fi access in buildings, potential improvements in security measures, and new digital wallets and mobile OSs.
This is just the beginning. The number of smart devices with internet connections is only going to grow – just take a look at some of the great uses of cloud computing in cars at the moment.
With the number of ways to work outside of the office increasing, and the number of different devices being brought into work on the rise, how do IT departments come up with a coherent and fair mobile device policy? It’s a balancing act, trying to juggle the security, compatibility and resource needs of your organization with the access needs of your users.
Our latest ebook looks at just these problems. Download it and get stats and advice on the growth of BYO and mobility, how this is changing the workplace, potential challenges in the future and how to prepare your organization to cope.
Of course, this is just a start to get you thinking about the potential barriers to mobile working that you might face in the near future and some of the possible solutions. A lot of research is needed to find out how your particular organization needs to adapt to meet your users’ needs and the best places for you the begin your journey to mobile working and the cloud – after all, you can’t do it all at once.
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