The Enterprise mobility trend is booming since last few years with Microsoft rolling out Office 365 for iPads followed by Apple and IBM organization, announcing their partnership to offer more than hundreds of Enterprise Applications on iPhone and iPad. In my blog post, here are list of deep dive look into Enterprise mobility applications by further discussing its emerging opportunities and various business solutions to look through into Enterprise applications.
Enterprise Mobility Statistics
According to reports, alomist 60% of workers get their hands on mobile application uses for their related activities. Brand organizatioins are spending an extra 240 hours of work per year on employees due to high availabiloty of mobile working sphere.
77% of the employees access their own mobile phones and 62% of them depends on personal tablets for work.
Out of 16% of total developers are developing and designing mobile applications for their enterprises.
According to IDC reports, 35% of total enterprises are leveraging mobile application development platforms to develop, design and deploy mobile applications across their organizations in 2015.
Key Focus Areas of Enterprise Apps
Large organizations should leverage on Enterprise Mobile Application development to drive numerous of advanced services with profound solutions:-
Productivity: Improving productivity with the help of enterprise mobility solution will definitely focus on improving the work flow system or managing time and employee attendance process.
Customer Satisfaction: Improving customer satisfaction via CRM mobile applications will improve the working process.
Partner Management: Focuses on managing partners and supply chain process through an enterprise mobile app.
Business Intelligence: Monitors your business performance through various advance reports, metric systems and other key information with the help of enterprise applications.
Wearables and Enterprise of Things
Wearable technology market is increasing rapidly and healthcare industry has already taken a huge advantage of using Wearable technology that helps consumer face multiple wearable applications to track different health aspects that might lead to serious health issues. Other industries are expected to follow this trend that encourage them to develop all fresh business channels & solutions by enabling B2C and B2B application process for wearable devices.
Wearable technology is an essential consumer targeted process. Employees are expected to start their business using their personal wearable devices for official purposes as there is increased number of usages of personal smartphones and tablets for work in current generation. B2E Enterprise applications are expected to use wearable devices by offering significant productivity benefits to the businesses to flourish in future. One of the good example is how to increase industrial oriented smart glasses that can be brought into use as a head mount device to bring in effect all the shop floors in terms of manufacturing and other heavy equipment industries with the most profound features available in the market such as HD cameras, GPS devices, integrated head tracking process that will bring unprecedented situational awareness to people worldwide.
IoT is another current generation technology that is taking the use of application beyond the usage of mobile phones and tablets to other general purpose devices. This growing technology world of connected devices that connects us worldwide is creating all new opportunities and business solutions for enterprises to grow the business. The IoT technology can be extremely useful for businesses in terms of managing assets, buildings and employees. Take for example where a business can use the IoT technology for monitoring purposes, real-time disaster management systems, manages staffing, creates office and office factory automation tools or for their tracking purposes. Enterprises of Technologies have already adapted all strong mobile strategies with high advantageous tools over others that will leverage IoT and enable the process of Enterprise of Things.
How Some Industries are Gearing up for Wearables & EoT
Healthcare: Healthcare industries have started taking huge benefits of accessing wearable devices through numerous of fitness tracking applications. Now it’s almost heading a role towards more advanced and effective wearable medical devices that will drastically effect the future generation of wearable devices. To have a better example of corporates who have already started taking an active part in wearable technologies is Philips who has just launched a wearable device that caters people who are suffering from chronic diseases.
Retail: Wearable devices and Enterprise of Things have tremendous amount of potentials for retail industries to leverage from wearables and other connected devices. Retailers can make an excellent use of wearable devices and IoT applications that have ability to attract consumer attention and engage them more into the business in various new ways. Starbucks is a one of the greatest example of leveraging IoT through their smart coffee machines, integrated with their most trusted program that helps them track customer preferences and behavioral adjustments.
Banking, Financial Services & Insurance: Most of the banks around the world are now safely building a wearable smartwatch applicatiuon to help their customers and clients to get access to account balances, transaction history and they can even transfer funds. IoT can extremely be useful for banking sectors and their purposes that improves customer interaction and conveniencies efficiently.
The Emergence Enterprise App Stores
With huge number of growing Enterprise mobile devices and increased use to focus on Enterprise mobility features, the need for using private enterprise application stores is more imperative than ever before. Private enterprise application industries allows businesses to access excess control over applications that can be preferred by their employees and offer better IT security availabilities for organizational purposes. Private application store allows enterprise to assemble all the valid company application with proper authorization by simplifying processes such as managing security and push application updates.
Mobile Applications are re-inventing enterprises globally by encouraging a huge change in how consumers and employees will interact with large companies. Many enterprises now understand the necessities of mobile application strategies and recognizing its need to generate enterprise applications in order to create latest business channels to provide better solutions.