Gartner Research

2016 Planning Guide for Mobility

Published: 02 October 2015

ID: G00280127

Analyst(s): Paul DeBeasi , Michael Disabato, Andrew Garver


Mobility has moved beyond devices and is now inextricably linked with business innovation. As a result, the need for technical professionals to develop a stand-alone mobility strategy is disappearing. Instead, mobility will increasingly integrate with business strategy in a symbiotic relationship.

Table Of Contents

Mobility Trends

  • Mobile-First Expectations Will Expose Lagging Organizations
    • Planning Considerations
  • EMM Will Become a Strategic Infrastructure Management Investment
    • Planning Considerations
  • The Number of Enterprise-Developed Mobile Apps Will Explode
    • Managing the Apps Explosion Will Require a Digital Workplace Vision
    • The Surge in Apps Will Drive the Need for Increased Organizational Agility
    • Planning Considerations
  • Mobile Experience, Not Functional Utility Alone, Will Drive Mobile Value
    • A Well-Designed Experience Is Critical to Delivering Mobile Value
    • Planning Considerations
  • Mobile Security Will Become "Good Enough" for Most Enterprises
    • Planning Considerations

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