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Use Enterprise Mobility Management in New Ways to Optimize Mobile Investment and Reduce Unexpected Costs

Published: 12 September 2016

ID: G00314781

Analyst(s): Manjunath Bhat , Chris Silva

Summary

EMM tools are more powerful than many IT leaders focused on mobile strategy realize. Commonly deployed in narrow use cases to manage device configurations, their ability to rationalize and even reduce costs is unwittingly overlooked. EMM can offer positive returns beyond keeping devices in check.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Expand EMM Policies to Drive Cost Reduction in Three Areas
  • Use EMM Policies to Target Telecom Costs From Underutilized Devices, Inactive Lines of Service and Minimizing Unexpected Carrier Cost Overruns
  • Track Mobile App License Compliance and Utilization, Target Where to Apply Discounts, and Understand LOB-Led Investment

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