Gartner Research

Mobile Collaboration Will Drive Innovation in Your Workplace

Published: 12 August 2013

ID: G00232264

Analyst(s): Monica Basso

Summary

Mobile, cloud and social trends enable new ways of working, increase employees' productivity and efficiency, and reinvent collaboration in the workplace.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Traditional and newer collaboration capabilities come together on mobile devices, enabling people-centric holistic experiences. IT organizations can leverage mobile collaboration to empower workers, make them more productive and engage end customers in better interactions
    • Mobile Collaboration Apps: Convergence on Mobile Devices
    • Empowering Workers, Engaging Customers
  • Personal cloud file sharing combined with mobile apps for personal productivity and social collaboration, contributing to modernize the workplace and help collaboration planners to find innovative ways to support workers and processes
    • Bring Your Own Device
    • Personal Cloud File Sync and Sharing
    • Mobile Applications
    • Mobile Collaboration Apps
  • The fragmentation of apps and services for mobile content access, collaboration and productivity increases the complexity of workplace innovation initiatives, raising the challenges for the IT organization
    • Vertical Solution vs. Wrapped-Up Support in Other IT Infrastructures
    • Managing Application Fragmentation and Complexity
  • Security, data protection and compliance threats are often hidden in mobile collaboration deployments. This requires IT organizations to rethink their mobile management styles, policies and tools

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