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4 Steps to Implement a Perimeterless Digital Workplace

Published: 06 August 2018

ID: G00356805

Analyst(s): Manjunath Bhat, Bryan Taylor, Gregg Kreizman, Nathan Hill


Digital business expects an agile workforce independent of location and device. I&O leaders must drive employee agility by creating a perimeterless digital workplace to enhance customer responsiveness and employee engagement, and yet minimize security risks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Step 1. Implement an Adaptive Access Policy
    • Using Certificates and Device Identifiers to Enable Strong Device Identity
    • Adaptive Access Ensures That the Level of Trust Is Appropriate to the Level of Risk
  • Step 2. Create a Digital Workplace Operations Team
    • Consolidate Mobile and Traditional Client Management
    • Consolidate Mobile and Cloud Office Operations
    • Leverage Both Technical and Nontechnical Skills as Part of the Digital Workplace Operations Team
  • Step 3. Enhance User Experience With Endpoint-Based Operational Analytics
  • Step 4. Deliver Legacy Windows Applications to a Broad Range of Devices
    • Virtualization Enables Endpoint Agnosticism, but User Experience Remains a Key Challenge
    • Use Workspace Aggregation to Enhance User Experience and Mask Infrastructure Complexity

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