Now that 2013 is here, IDG Connect is serializing commentary from industry experts on Gartner’s 2013 predictions over this week and Novell’s Global Product Marketing Manager Justin Strong weighed in.
The idle enterprise is a thing of the past. We can quit calling it enterprise mobility and just call it the enterprise. Today’s IT departments no longer deal with just standard-issue company desktops running on the same operating systems. They deal with desktops, laptops, iPhones, Androids, tablets – all with different operating systems, apps and security risks. This BYOD enterprise isn’t a new phenomenon; it’s business as usual and it’s time for the IT community to start treating it as such. It’s no longer a matter of if enterprises will implement mobile policies; it’s when and how.
Along with the death of the idle enterprise, there will be plenty of mobile trends that accompany it.