Gartner Research

Can Workspace Aggregation Meet the Challenges of Unified Workspaces?

Published: 02 November 2016

ID: G00312867

Analyst(s): Andrew Garver

Summary

Today's workspace aggregators support limited use cases. To meet end-user computing needs in the digital workplace, technical professionals focused on mobile and EUC must treat workspace aggregators as only partial tools for enabling unified workspaces.

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Analysis

  • Workspace Aggregators Were Conceived in a Desktop Age, but Born Into a Mobile World
  • Workspace Aggregators Must Mature Mobile Integrations and Contextual Awareness to Enable Unified Workspaces
  • Mobile and EUC Architects Must Demand a Unified, Not an Identical, Workspace User Experience
  • Machine Learning and Behavioral Analysis Will Drive Workspace Aggregator Value, but Will Require the Cloud

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