Businesses are yet to be prepared when the greatest developments in the field of mobile technology is about to penetrate the mainstream market. In the latest survey done among workers of some companies, it has been found out that the personal devices in the form of smart phones and tablets are penetrating the workplace. The study showed how 41% of the workers were able to show high interest on integration of information technology in the organization. Of course, the need to police the use of mobile devices in the business world is bound to arise somewhere down the road, with monitoring apps like Mobistealth likely to play a mitigating role. However, that is a discussion for another day. For now, let’s remain focused on the integration of smartphones and tablets into the corporate culture and how the business plan on responding to it.
One of the major problems which were found associated with mobile integration is network limitations. According to professionals in information technology, the increased use of these mobile devices will greatly affect the organizational networks. Some companies pledged to increase the bandwidth requirements.
Most company owners have also promised to improve their servers and storage requirements. According to Bradshaw, the reasons why the organizations are moving into mobility solutions at a faster rate is to keep up with the demands of employees in terms of mobility’s multi-faceted challenged.
More Smart Devices in the Business Organizations
In the year 2013, about 800 million devices have been purchased by consumers all over the world. For the next year, it has been projected that such figure will increase by another one billion. Although mobile devices are not bound to replace personal computers, the ways the businesses will perceive their strategies for technological usage.
For the next three years to come there will be majority of the work force who will be owning their personal smart phones and forty percent of them will be considered on mobile. Tablets are bound to act as key drivers for the migration towards mobility. A professional analysts has once estimated that purchases of tablets to be used in the workplace will reach about more than ten million unite or will triple in number to about 50 million units in 2016.
At present, android is considered as the biggest winner and most dominant in many corporate platforms. In Europe and in North America, there will be about 56 percent of smart phones to be purchased. The most common reasons why this Android successfully penetrated the mobile market is due to price points and range of brands. Users are given a vast array of options that are very much affordable. On the other hand, Apple products and devices remain to be the heartbeat of market movers.
Consumers and their choices have greatly affected the way vendors of devices have managed their marketing schemes. Information technology departments are forced to think about mobile phones’ impact on different enterprise.
Death of PC
It was earlier said that personal computers will not be totally replaced by tablets and mobile devices. But realistic statistics have shown a huge slide on PC sales especially so that Apply has improved its iCloud storage and computing services. In the news, Dell and HP have expressed their largest losses in terms of manufacture considering the consumers are now bound to buying mobile technologies. The sales for individual use have declined to 23% for HP and 7% for Dell.