Becoming a mobile- enabled organisation will positively affect your entire IT firm. From individual software application to management and monitoring of the firm, everything will be benefitted by going mobile. Enterprise mobility is very promising as it can effectively improve productivity, provide higher efficiency, and can make interaction with the customer more responsive and effective. What else a firm need to develop?
As we know everything have its own pros as well as cons. Going mobile increases security risks. But proper protocols and technicians can easily overcome it. Its advantages used to diminish its demerit, that’s true. So, enterprise mobility is now a mandate, because it provides employees the flexibility to access various data related to enterprise, that too from anywhere, anytime. However, mobile applications should also comply with company’s security protocols. This security, if done properly, can positively benefit to both company and to the employee.
Here are the benefits of enterprise mobility-
- Keep employees connected- “better communication, better results”
Enterprise mobility allows all the employees of the firm to stay connected, with the help of Smartphone, tablets, wireless IP networks and cloud computing.
With the perpetual battle for time in any work place, being able to provide employees with various sources to work while on-the-go is really one of the biggest assets any company or firm can possess. So, enterprise mobility removes location barriers, employees can work from anywhere. It also removes time barrier, again, employees can work at anytime, and they are online 24/7. Companies adopting enterprise mobility are more flexible and even more responsive. Firm is now more connected to the employee by getting mobile. Better connectivity means better communication, which in return provides better results.
- Reduces cost- “after all profit is everything for a firm”
Enterprise mobility positively changes the work habits of employee, because it enables employees to work from anywhere, anytime, and also from any device. This flexibility improves overall business process and hence increases efficiency, by saving extra efforts.
Not only this, mobility also eliminates papers from work. So filling various forms and everything became more convenient by mobility.
A non mobilised firm will have to manage different departments of the firm, like sales, manufacture, customer support etc. But a mobilised firm just need to manage its data and connectivity with the employees. When everything goes mobile then you have to go mobile for everything. It not only saves bulks of paperwork for the firm, but it also saves extra efforts and precious time. That’s how enterprise mobility reduces cost and induces profit to the firm.
- Increases employee productivity-“because mobile is their best buddy”
Mobile workforce Report found that, more that 90% of working employees used to check their Smartphone in every 6-10 minutes. As employees are already glued to their device, so it will definitely increase efficiency if they are made to work from their mobile device. It’s simple psychology, which is working very positively.
So, when an employee is made to work from his/her own device- at any time, that too from any location, using data from the company itself, then this will definitely increase the productivity of the firm.
Apart from increasing efficiency and productivity of the firm, enterprise mobility also allows the employees to manage their corporate data efficiently. For an instance enterprise mobility allows an employee to upload or share a corporate presentation from his or her desktop to the cloud storage. And from there, from the cloud, employee can easily access it again and again whenever he or she required. Isn’t it amazing? Actually enterprise mobility is amazing.
- Provides competitive advantage
Companies which are competitive in nature (every company is), always find their way to be ahead in the competition. So companies are developing their mobility technology pretty fast to always be one step ahead of others.
Speed of adoption of enterprise mobility by the firm in today’s market can be easily compared with the speed of forest-fire. Yes, getting mobile has become the first priority of the companies which are not mobile and improving their mobility technology is the first priority of the firms which are already mobile. Because firms know well that it’s going to reflect on their firm’s profit chart. And who in today’s competitive world didn’t want to adopt something which can directly profit him? Yes, there is no one like it.
So companies with enterprise mobility are at competitive advantage. It means And enterprise mobility induces healthy competition
- Increases customer satisfaction-“that’s what a firm need”
In today’s competitive world, customers have multiple options for any single product. So, to be ahead in the market, apart from good quality and reasonable price, you must be having one more thing for your customers- “a good and satisfactory service”. Service provided by the firm has become the major factor for selection of product for the customers. So, the firm which is more connected to customers and which can provide pretty good service will go ahead.
Enterprise mobility plays a vital role here. With enterprise mobility, companies can easily connect with their customers, and has the advantage of being able to address the needs of their customers, that too in short span of time, and from anywhere. Employees are more responsive, and hence produce efficient results, which in turn brings customer’s satisfaction. That’s the beauty of enterprise mobility.
Mobile devices have become an extension of an employee’s personal as well as business identity. With increasing use of gadgets like Smartphone, laptop, tablets etc, enterprise mobility adds technological advantage. Employees can easily connect and work from anywhere at any time. It not only facilitates the employees by providing them the flexibility of selection of suitable time slot to work, but also the suitable time. As a result, directly or indirectly, it will effect positively on the firm’s profit chart.
So enterprise mobility is mantra for various firms to take their companies to different level, and maximise their profit. And that can be made possible only if their customers/users can easily access all the necessary tools and information which are needed for the quick and effective completion of jobs.
About the Author:
Vaishnavi Agrawal loves pursuing excellence through writing and have a passion for technology. She has successfully managed and run personal technology magazines and websites. She currently writes for intellipaat.com, a global training company that provides e-learning and professional certification training. The courses offered by Intellipaat address the unique needs of working professionals. She is based out of Bangalore and has an experience of 5 years in the field of content writing and blogging. Her work has been published on various sites related to Data Science, Hadoop, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Cloud Computing, IT, SAP, Project Management and more.