Gartner Research

2017 Planning Guide for Mobility and Unified Workspaces

Published: 13 October 2016

ID: G00313644

Analyst(s): Andrew Garver , Michael Disabato, Mark Lockwood

Summary

The maturity of mobility has led to dramatic business innovation, which will continue as mobility encompasses PC management, application delivery and UX focus. Mobility professionals must merge their processes into overall IT planning and operations to create the foundation of the digital workplace.

Table Of Contents

Mobility Trends

  • As Mobile Device Growth Slows, the Focus of Mobile Strategies Will Shift to Process Optimization
    • Planning Considerations
  • Organizations Will Merge Mobility Into Standard IT Planning and Operations
    • Planning Considerations
  • Unified Workspace Design Will Emerge as an Indicator of Forward-Thinking Organizations
    • Planning Considerations
  • User Experience, Not Functional Utility Alone, Will Continue to Drive Mobile Value
    • Planning Considerations
  • EMM Will Become a Viable PC Management Alternative for Most Use Cases
    • Planning Considerations

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