Enterprise Mobility Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

November 7, 2016 Published by:

Enterprise Mobility Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

Today, a majority of enterprises believe mobility to be a top priority. By 2017, almost 87% of the world’s smart device market shall be occupied by smartphones and tablets. Enterprise mobility has been the prime focus of the IT industry in the year 2016 and is expected to remain in 2017. Being in a competitive market, you can’t afford to stay behind on the enterprise mobility bandwagon. To create useful enterprise apps and to establish a robust mobility strategy for your business, you need to be able to harness the power of the latest trends in enterprise mobility.

Enterprises need to integrate the latest mobility trends for their business app to be successful.

So, if you have an app development idea for your business, make sure to incorporate the following trends and features in it.

Application Security

Data safety and confidentiality are of primary concern for any organization or business. According to a survey, apps are still insecure today, and there are still chances that hackers shall exploit and extract confidential and sensitive information from apps having security shortcomings and issues. In 2017, enterprises will avoid storing app data directly onto the devices and turn out to safe mobile app development platforms that ensure more security to critical information. Following regulatory security controls will help enterprises deploying mobility solutions.

Freedom of BYOD

The concept of carrying one’s own device to work is expected to gain momentum in the coming years. Your business app should provide your employees with the benefit of accessing their work-related data and files from anywhere and anytime. By adopting this trend, employees will be able to complete the assigned tasks in a lesser time frame and increase their efficiency. This will improve the productivity of work and thereby induce effective cost-cutting for your business.

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Moving to the Cloud

Security concern in the cloud is keeping enterprises aback from migrating to the cloud. But with a massive amount of data that can be hosted on the cloud and with the availability of reliable and affordable cloud services, moving to the cloud has become easy. Cloud is a prominent technology that lets you integrate and synchronize apps developed for multiple devices. Developers can use similar app features and data on various mobile devices when deployed on the cloud. Enterprises can choose to host critical data and apps on premises and the rest on the cloud. This technology shall have a significant impact on mobile app development in the coming years.

Using Wearable Devices and IoT

With the use of wearable devices like eyeglasses, fitness devices, smart watches and other devices, mobile applications are offering seamless mobile experience to its users. The trend of wearable smart devices has evolved rapidly in recent times as people want these devices to be integrated with their smartphones and tablets. Integration of Internet of Things to the mobile apps helps enterprises in creating flexible mobile experiences and empowers them to improve their business and sales. IoT is expected to enhance the workforce and authorize employees to be synergetic and informed. Hence, the demand for cross device apps and IoT is certain to shoot up in the year 2017.

Agility for Development

Agility and speed of development will be a matter of concern for the enterprises in the years to come in order to get in pace with the competition. You will need to put in best efforts and speed to meet your mobile app development demand. Organizations need to focus on strengthening their mobile app development team to boost up the productivity of their apps.

It is sure that enterprise mobility will get better with time irrespective of the technologies and trends evolving with time. Improve productivity and reap profits for your business by having the best mobile apps for your enterprise. Semaphore Software is an enterprise mobile app development company having expertise in developing mobile apps for all leading platforms. For all your enterprise mobile app requirements, write to us at info@silvertouch.com.