Gartner Research

2018 Strategic Roadmap for Mobile, Endpoint and Wearables

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00350593

Analyst(s): Bryan Taylor , Leif-Olof Wallin


The emergence of digital business, the demands of delivering a digital workplace, and the variety of devices and cloud delivery options demand a clear strategic plan aligned with business goals. I&O leaders must speed the modernization of applications, technologies and the skills that support them.

Table Of Contents


  • Future State
    • IT and LOB Leaders Will Work Together to Determine Demand and Opportunities When Defining Business Requirements and Outcomes
    • There Will Be More and Different Endpoints (e.g., Mobile, IoT and Wearable Devices)
    • IT Will Embrace New Management Models to Cope With New Endpoints and Different Ownership Models
    • Users Will Access Relevant Applications and Services From Different Platforms Under Different Ownership and Management
    • Analytics Drawn From Endpoint Management Tools Drive Automated Actions and Continuous Improvement
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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