Gartner Research

Data Mobility and the Data Requirements for Mobile Solutions

Published: 13 April 2012

ID: G00231124

Analyst(s): Lyn Robison


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


Recommended Reading

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