Gartner Research

Mobile Maturity Model

Published: 30 June 2014

ID: G00261801

Analyst(s): Charles Smulders, Van Baker, Ken Dulaney

Summary

Decades of experience with PCs have afforded few best practices for the chaotic world of mobile devices. However, as the mobile world becomes the de facto best practice for overall endpoint strategies, enterprises must assess their maturity and the next steps to enable a smooth running IT model.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Overview
  • How the Maturity Model Works
    • Guidance for Use
  • Level 1: Ad Hoc
    • Development Tools
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Device and Application Management and Mobile Policies and Procedures
    • What to Do to Move to the Next Level (Level 2)
  • Level 2: Repeatable
    • Development Tools
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Device and Application Management and Mobile Policies and Procedures
    • What to Do to Move to the Next Level (Level 3)
  • Level 3: Defined
    • Development Tools
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Device and Application Management and Mobile Policies and Procedures
    • What to Do to Move to the Next Level (Level 4)
  • Level 4: Optimized
    • Development Tools
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Device and Application Management and Mobile Policies and Procedures
    • What to Do to Move to the Next Level (Level 5)
  • Level 5: Innovating
    • Development Tools
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Device and Application Management and Mobile Policies and Procedures

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