Business forgets mobility at its peril

iType SmartwatchTablets and smartphones are now so important to employees and outside individuals and coupled with the proliferation of cloud based applications, businesses ignore mobility at their peril.

That’s the conclusion of an IDC survey, which said that while Western European companies have acknowledged the importance of mobility, businesses in Central and Eastern Europe are lagging behind.

And the interest of mobility are prompting business units and IT departments to cooperate closely with the IDC survey showing that mobile strategies come about because these units collaborate together to make these things work.

IDC believes that there are several pillars to what it describes as the “third platform”. The other pillars in the temple are big data analytics, social media and cloud.

The survey said that many companies will succeed or fail depending on how effective their mobility strategies are.