2017 Strategic Roadmap for Mobile and Endpoints


Published: 08 March 2017 ID: G00317084

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Summary

An endpoint strategy must align with business goals and support access from a wider variety of platforms, as agility is becoming an increasingly important requirement. Infrastructure and operations leaders responsible for mobile and endpoint strategies must accelerate toward platform independence.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Future State
      • There Is No Stand-Alone Endpoint Strategy; Endpoints Are Integrated With All IT and Business Strategies
      • There Will Be More and Different Endpoints Used, and New Management Models
      • IT and LOB Leaders Work Together to Define Business Requirements and Outcomes
      • Applications and Services Can Be Accessed From a Variety of Platforms Under Different Ownership and Management
      • IT Will Not Manage All Aspects of All Endpoints; the Managed Footprint Is Focused on What Needs to Be Managed (Data and Apps) to Reduce Cost and Improve Agility, Security and Flexibility, With Some Exceptions
      • The Use of Analytics Will Drive Continuous Improvement
      • Develop Your Own Application
    • Current State
    • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
    • Migration Plan
      • Higher Priority
      • Medium Priority
      • Lower Priority
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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