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.
A recent survey of CIO’s provided some interesting information on corporate mobility procurement, management and cost control practices, including the differences between organizations that have adopted a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy and those who have corporate-liable mobility programs, meaning they provide mobile devices to their workforce.