Mobility to become core of enterprise IT in the next 2-3 years: IDC | InformationWeek – IT news & articles

Encouraging news from IDC, as reported in InformationWeek

Mobility is en route to being adopted in the mainstream. IDC expects enterprise mobility to undergo an unprecedented boom to become a necessity for businesses that aspire to lead and compete aggressively. There is a paradigm shift in the IT strategy of a major chunk of vendors (67 percent) that are willing to re-engineer their business processes to implement these solutions and derive business and competitive advantage.
“Young and tech-savvy people for whom mobility is native, are changing the workplace dynamics today. Resource optimization, and the need to increase employee productivity are the top reasons behind the interest evinced by Indian enterprises. Organizations are making the transition from “mobilizing the people” to “mobilizing the business processes,” says Jaideep Mehta, VP and Country General Manager, IDC India
Key ideas in the article:
  • A strong trend that is yet to be observed is a shift from “mobilizing people” to “mobilizing business processes”
  • IT strategies must shift to addressing the need to “re-engineer [their] business processes to implement these [mobile] solutions and derive business and competitive advantage.”
  • Change will be driven by “Young and tech-savvy people for whom mobility is native ….”