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How to Incorporate Personal Ecosystems Into the Digital Workplace

Published: 11 April 2017

ID: G00323268

Analyst(s): Michael Disabato


Personal ecosystems extend bring your own device to PCs, personal file sync and share solutions, and wearables. This document guides technical professionals focused on mobility in establishing programs that accommodate personal ecosystems and integrate them as components of the digital workplace.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

The Gartner Approach

The Guidance Framework

  • Plan
    • Prework
    • Step 1: Define Your Business Goals
    • Step 2: Determine the Organization's Risk Tolerance
    • Step 3: Define HR Requirements
    • Step 4: Define Legal Requirements
    • Step 5: Balance Information Protection and Employee Privacy
  • Design
    • Step 6: Segment the User Base
    • Step 7: Create Productivity Packages
    • Step 8: Create Service Bundles
  • Select
    • Step 9: Select UEM System
    • Step 10: Establish the Hardening Process for Onboarding Personal Apps
  • Implement
    • Step 11: Set Device and Upgrade Expectations for Personally Owned Hardware
    • Step 12: Select Data for the Contextual Fabric
    • Step 13: Define UEM Policies and Actions
    • Step 14: Define Support Options
    • Step 15: Define Onboarding Process
    • Step 16: Implement Education Program
    • Step 17: Implement Training Program
  • Follow-Up

Risks and Pitfalls


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