Mobile Helix Survey Shows Large Enterprise CIO’s Are Concerned With Incorporating Mobility
Saturday, August 10, 2013
In the survey 87% of CIOs indicated employees want increased access to enterprise data and applications through mobile. Respondents also said that they could expect up to a 36% increase in productivity through the mobilization of enterprise applications.
The average number of custom and packaged applications housed within a company was found to be over 400 with 71% of CIO’s having processes already in place to mobilize applications, and another 20% with future plans to do so. However, only 22% of these companies’ enterprise applications were currently mobilized, even though over 50% of their applications were browser based and could be mobilized with relative simplicity.
The survey a number of reasons that holding back enterprise mobilization including: 61% cited development costs delays; 63% pointing to security issues; and 48% concerned with ongoing support of mobile efforts.
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