Gartner Research

The Top Mobile and Endpoint Strategic Imperatives for 2016

Published: 17 June 2016

ID: G00302355

Analyst(s): Bryan Taylor , Leif-Olof Wallin , Stephen Kleynhans , Michael Silver , Charles Smulders , Manjunath Bhat , Jason Wong , Bob Hafner

Summary

Infrastructure and operations leaders involved in mobile and endpoint computing should use this list of top strategic imperatives to prioritize, plan and coordinate their IT resources in this area.

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Analysis

  • Build a Mobile Center of Excellence
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Plan for a Large-Scale Rise in Mobile App Development
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Deploy Cloud Solutions to the Mobile/Endpoint Portfolio
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Plan a Migration to One or More Cloud Office Components
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Address Dynamic OS, Application and Browser Updating
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Move Endpoint Devices to Unified Endpoint Management
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Implement a Tier 0 Support Strategy to Reduce Employee Demand for IT Endpoint Support
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Provision Network Infrastructure to Drive Use of the WLAN as the Primary Access Vehicle for Data, Video and Voice
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References
  • Move to Windows 10
    • Why Is This Important?
    • Time Frame for Type A, B and C Organizations
    • Who Will Be Affected?
    • Differentiation and Cost Impacts
    • Cautions
    • References

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