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IDG Enterprise/IGS

MOBILITY MANAGEMENT
SURVEY 2014
Conducted across the IDG Enterprise brands: CIO,
Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World

Purpose and Methodology
Survey Goal

SURVEY SAMPLE
TOTAL
RESPONDENTS

136

AUDIENCE BASE

CIO, Computerworld, CSO,
InfoWorld, ITworld, and
Network World audiences
across sites.

The survey was designed to explore how mobile
devices are managed within the business, how
mobile policies are created and enforced, as well as
the important challenges or barriers to implementing
mobile solutions.

SURVEY METHOD
COLLECTION

Online questionnaire

NUMBER OF
QUESTIONS

15

Source: IDG Enterprise/IGS Mobility Management Survey, 2014

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Enterprises Embrace/Prepare Mobile Workforce
Company-issued and employeeowned device management
Mobile devices

71%

51%

BYOD

69%

45%

Mobile security

67%

44%

Mobile applications

54%

Mobilizing internal
business operations

60%

51%

35%

Improve customer service
and experience through mobility

47%

53%

Mobilizing external
business operations

32%

Drive overall business growth
We have no mobility strategy at the moment

80%

40%

29%

4%
<1,000

42%

36%

22%

1,000+

Q. Do you manage/have visibility of your company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions?
Q. For which areas does your organization have a mobility strategy and road-map?
BASE: Manage/have visibility of company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions
Source: IDG Enterprise/IGS Mobility Management Survey, 2014

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Many Currently Evaluating Mobility

We are in the process of evaluating utlilizing
mobile applications in our environment

26%

We have developed/implemented internal
and external line of business mobile applications

24%

We have not deployed any mobile applications,
but know users are using unmanaged consumer
apps like Dropbox, Evernote, etc

15%

We have implemented application
management and enterprise App store

13%

We have no plans for mobile applications

13%

We have deployed/implemented internal
line of business mobile applications

10%

Q. What best describes your organization’s stage of maturity regarding mobile application development and/or
deployment, beyond email applications? BASE: Manage/have visibility of company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions
Source: IDG Enterprise/IGS Mobility Management Survey, 2014

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Enterprise Leads Charge in
Mobility Management Adoption

Q. Does your organization currently utilize any mobility management solution?
BASE: Manage/have visibility of company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions
Source: IDG Enterprise/IGS Mobility Management Survey, 2014

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Internal Mobile Initiatives Measured By Use

39%

38%
27%

26%

3%
No measurement
in place

Actual user activities on
the mobile platform, or
mobility resource
consumption

Number of users
leveraging mobility

Actual user feedback
through engagement,
workshop and training
initiatives

Other

Q. Please indicate how your organization measures internal mobility initiatives.
BASE: Manage/have visibility of company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions
Source: IDG Enterprise/IGS Mobility Management Survey, 2014

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