Data Mobility and the Data Requirements for Mobile Solutions

Archived Published: 13 April 2012 ID: G00231124


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This guidance provides a starting point for designing mobile solutions and offers an iterative process for discovering the data requirements for mobile hardware, applications, networks, security, identity and privacy, and management and governance, all of which hinge on data-related requirements.

Table of Contents

  • Summary of Findings
  • Guidance Context
    • Problem Statement
    • Guidance Applicability
    • Related Guidance
  • The Gartner Approach
  • The Guidance Framework
    • Prework
    • Step 1: Consider Data Input and Output
    • Step 2: Consider Data Movement
    • Step 3: Consider Mobile Device Data Storage
    • Step 4: Consider Back-End Storage and Processing
    • Follow Up
  • Risks and Pitfalls
  • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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