44% of Enterprise Companies Have a Mobile Strategy

Enterprises embracing mobile strategiesThe Enterprise Mobility Exchange has been talking to enterprise level companies for the past few months to see where they stand in terms of mobile strategy and commitment. After talking to major players at companies like Google, GE, Coca-Cola and T-Mobile, the organization has put out an official report titled “The Global State of Enterprise Mobility: A Look at the Past, Present & Future.”

Here are some teaser stats. These numbers certain get our interest:

  • Mobile Apps look set to be the top investment among Enterprise Mobility and IT Practitioners in 2014. (47.6%)
  • 44% of respondents currently have a mobility strategy in their business, while a further 20% are at phase 3 of implementation
  •  70% of respondents cited increased productivity as the main reason behind their mobile solution investments
  • Change management issues is the greatest challenge for 40% of practitioner respondents when implementing a mobility strategy
  • Almost a quarter of respondents have financial resources of up to $250,000 to spend on mobility solutions in the next 18 months
  • Security solutions are a bigger priority for organisations in  the future, with an expected growth of 20% from 2013  to 2014

Looks like enterprises are finally getting on board with this mobile trend! (Though they still have a long way to go.)

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