Providers and device manufacturers are continually introducing new versions of their products, but newer is not necessarily better… or always needed. Learning the factors behind a smartphone's life expectancy can help you prolong the lives of individual devices, and make mobility a better investment for your business.
Mobile devices play an increasing vital role in today’s business world. Research firm IDC estimates that the average US worker gains 240 work hours per year when using mobility solutions, and analyst firm Gartner predicts that by 2022, 70 percent of all software interactions will occur on mobile devices, such as phones, tablets, and wearables.
Employee mobility spend had become one of the biggest cost areas in corporate IT budgets. Even with policies and guidelines in place, many companies are challenged to identify costly abusive users before it’s too late. Here are some best practices that businesses have put in place to keep their employees informed and compliant, and ensure that their are no surprises on their corporate mobility bills.
In the mobility expense management world, MACD (Move, Add, Change, Disconnect) order activity plays a pivotal role. When past over-billings and future savings opportunities are identified, the related change orders must be processed and tracked in a timely fashion in order to immediately capitalize on savings. Today’s businesses need both processes and systems to help with issuing, tracking and verifying MACD orders., because time is money!
APIs and direct integrations with client, service provider and third-party systems provide us with real-time data, ensuring that we are always utilizing the most current and accurate customer information available. This allows us to be proactive in our optimization and management approaches and continually make adjustments within billing cycles. It also has numerous benefits regarding our interactions with carriers.
The mobility world will continue to evolve in 2019:: new devices, new promotions, new rate plan offerings, etc. In turn your company’s mobile environment we always be changing: Enterprises are finding out the hard way that passive management of a mobility program can have a tremendously negative financial impact on a company’s bottom line. There is no better time than 2019 to move from passive to proactive.
2018 was a significant year for enterprise mobility, as organizations continued leveraging new mobile technologies to boost productivity, lower costs, protect data, and improve the employee experience. What topics will dominate mobile devices in the new year? Here’s what Enterprise Mobility Report thinks:
While most mobile service providers were initially promising a wide-spread roll out of 5G in 2020, they’ve become a bit more reserved over the past twelve months. Here’s what we have been able to piece together from each carriers statements to the press, and their presentations at Mobile World Congress 2018.
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