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Enterprise Mobility Trends To Watch Out For In 2018

by Christoffer Martini Fifium- Mobile app development
Enterprise mobility is gaining traction at a very fast pace. As 2017 was a remarkable year for enterprise mobility, so, the year 2018 is expected to be a promising one. More and more businesses are getting inclined towards it. Widespread adoption of enterprise mobility comes as no surprise, as it offers a lot of benefits to the businesses.

Before discussing the enterprise mobility trends, it would be sensible to define the term and understand what actually enterprise mobility is all about. Basically, enterprise mobility means that greater number of employees is working outside the office, using mobile devices and mobile apps to perform the business tasks. It is particularly prominent among the companies that rely on field operations and field services.

Enterprise mobility has the capacity of improving the productivity and efficiency of the employees, and also driving a greater ROI. The enterprise mobility is undergoing a significant amount of change, driven by the customer experience, real-time interaction, and the needs associated with digitalization, and as 2017 comes to a close, let us take a look at the enterprise mobility trends to watch out for in 2018.

Advent of Artificial intelligence

Undoubtedly, artificial intelligence is becoming more widespread in almost every field. The upcoming year is very likely to see the realization of artificial intelligence’s potential in enterprise mobility. AI will have a huge impact on how businesses work, in the future, as it promises to secure personal devices more effectively, and businesses would take full advantage of it. It is expected that in 2018 AI will make a big splash in the enterprise security domain. AI will help the businesses to automate processes at all levels. A large number of businesses have started relying heavily on the technology, led by the rapid adoption of artificial intelligence. Thus, artificial intelligence will continue to gain prominence by facilitating greater efficiency in work, promising better security, and much more. 

Rise of Wearable technology 

Enterprises now have access to wearable devices that can without any doubt, increase the employee mobility and also workplace efficiency. It is expected that wearable technology, will be seen in the enterprise mobility. Wearable technology and internet of things will bolster the enterprise mobility strengths and lead to greater employee satisfaction. Enterprise mobility is not far away from disruption through wearable technology. The access to real-time data through wearable devices can open up newer avenues for businesses, and can even change the way team members go about their jobs. Wearable technology can help the businesses in many ways, such as it boosts productivity, helps in managing information security risks, increasing employee satisfaction, etc. Thus, it is expected that wearable devices will take enterprise mobility to the next level. 

Popularity of BYOD

BYOD is becoming more and more popular these days at work. It is making substantial progress. BYOD or bring your own device means, the policy of allowing employees to bring their own devices to office, and use those devices to access the corporate data. BYOD policies and enterprise mobility are incomplete without each other, and it is expected that in the year 2018, we will be witnessing BYOD and enterprise mobility together. It is considered to be the future of enterprise mobility. The corporate world has adopted BYOD with great effectiveness. In 2018 we will see more enterprises integrating this trend into their culture.  Some of the businesses have already adopted BYOD and they are enjoying its benefits, thus, it is the right time for you to welcome BYOD in 2018.  

Location-based enterprise apps

2018 is likely to see advancements in business app development. Get ready for more of location-based enterprise apps in the upcoming year. This trend is likely to grow stronger in 2018. With the location-based apps, anyone can be tracked, traced, and serviced. Location-based enterprise apps will simplify workflows. It will help the managers to track the work of field service technicians. Enterprise mobility is all set to bring to center-stage innovative new services based on location data. Thus, it is expected to experience more of location-based enterprise apps in 2018.

Focus on functionality 

The functionality from desktop to the mobile, enrich the apps with rich features to enhance the user experience, by responsive applications for mobiles. It is expected that the functionality of the apps by 2018 would enrich and simplify the data analytics that will help the businesses in many ways. Be it internal operations monitoring or customer data analytics, enterprise apps are aimed to get easier in handling in the upcoming year. So, get ready to focus more on functionality of your enterprise app.

The above-mentioned enterprise mobility trends are expected to dominate the year 2018. The year 2018 will see an intense growth in enterprise mobility. Mobile apps can improve business processes, reduce costs, and drive employee engagement. Considering these trends is very important for the businesses, as 2018 is fast approaching. So, are you ready to enter 2018? If, not, then get in touch with mobile app development company, and get your enterprise app developed, and don’t forget to consider these trends.


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About Christoffer Martini Junior   Fifium- Mobile app development

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Created on Jan 3rd 2018 06:01. Viewed 653 times.

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