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  • We’d like to point out that we understand that consumerization is much more than this. We are simply focusing on the aspects that directly affect mobile technologies.
  • Creating an effective mobility policy for your business

    1. 1. Creating a mobility policy<br />It’s all about behavior<br />B<br />
    2. 2. Visage|Mobile<br />Provider of MobilityCentral, a unique SaaS solution for mobility management. It brings together the 3 key areas of your mobility program: people, devices and spend. <br />Features include: policy management, mobility budgeting, spend control, inventory management, end-user allocations, configurable reporting and more. <br /><br />B<br />
    3. 3. Bzur Haun<br />Bzur brings more than 15 years of executive experience in sales, managed services, and Internet business with companies such as Asurion, DigitalThink, Accenture, and Cambridge Technology Partners.<br />Bzur’s efforts helped his organizations pioneer device financing in the early years of smartphone adoption, comprehensive device insurance offerings, and unparalleled reverse logistics programs – all of which contributed significantly to the adoption of mobility in the enterprise. <br />He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.<br />Bzur Haun<br />President and CEO of Visage Mobile<br />B<br /><br />
    4. 4. Frost & Sullivan<br />The Growth Partnership Company enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. <br />S<br /><br />
    5. 5. Samir Sakpal<br />Functional Expertise<br />Research and consulting experience in the areas of wireless technologies, with a focal core competency in enterprise wireless mobility.<br /><ul><li>Market assessment and analysis
    6. 6. Growth potential and business opportunities
    7. 7. Green field and emerging enterprise technologies </li></ul>Industry Expertise<br /><ul><li>Experience base covering broad range wireless value-chain incumbents, leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading industry participants’ Senior Executives.
    8. 8. Key focus on enterprise mobility solutions
    9. 9. Multiple projects with a leading enterprise solution provider on competitive analysis
    10. 10. Managed various projects on market entry, growth strategies and product evangelizing with leading wireless market participants
    11. 11. Solid expertise on enterprise mobility platforms and application deployment
    12. 12. Experience on working laterally across verticals on wireless adoption and implementation strategies </li></ul>Career Highlights<br />Extensive experience in participating and moderating industry events<br />Garnered strong business development skills<br />Quoted and referred to in various global media covering trends in the wireless industry<br />Education<br />MBA, International Management – Thunderbird School of Global Management<br />Master of Commerce – University of Mumbai<br />SamirSakpal<br />Industry Manager & Senior Analyst, Information and Communication Technologies Practice<br />Frost & Sullivan<br />North America<br />San Antonio<br />S<br /><br />
    13. 13.<br />Companies with defined mobile policies and a comprehensive wireless solution will have <br />higher returns on their mobility investments<br /> in terms of workforce flexibility, employee responsiveness to customer needs, as well as revenues and profitability that can be attributed to their mobility investments.<br />B<br />
    14. 14. <ul><li>Policy is really about behavior
    15. 15. You can’t lecture a smartphone
    16. 16. You must set proper expectations for your users
    17. 17. Policy is just as much about operations as it is about the device
    18. 18. Proper visibility within your entire program needs to be at the heart of your policy</li></ul>B<br /><br />
    19. 19. <ul><li>Daily Reminders
    20. 20. Every day we’re reminded of the need for a mobility policy
    21. 21. Violations happen on a regular basis for most company’s
    22. 22. These violations occupy a majority of the mobility operations manager’s time</li></ul>B<br /><br />
    23. 23. Is your Mobility Program “Dancing with the Stars”? <br />B<br />
    24. 24. Are multiple holsters a symbol of status?<br />B<br />
    25. 25. What happened to all those minutes in the pool?<br />B<br />
    26. 26. Inventory Cost/Data Security?<br />B<br />
    27. 27. The single most expensive drawer in the joint…<br />B<br />
    28. 28. <ul><li>Mobility is gaining mainstream status in corporate technology roadmaps</li></ul>Key question that confronts IT Managers: <br />How do we deploy mobility effectively and manage it efficiently to gain the competitive advantage?<br />S<br />
    29. 29. On the job crashes cost employers <br />over $24,500 per crash, <br />$150,000 per injury, <br />and $3.6M per fatality<br />Ray LaHood, US Secretary of Transportation, Driven with Distraction, Washington Post, November 28th, 2009<br />B<br /><br />
    30. 30.<br /><ul><li>Corporate Mobility Policy is less about your carrier contract and more about human behavior, communication, and education.
    31. 31. Small percentage of companies have a corporate mobility policy in place.
    32. 32. Even fewer have version control and tracking
    33. 33. Good things happen when:
    34. 34. Guidelines are set and appropriately communicated
    35. 35. Consistent sharing of information
    36. 36. “Flowback”</li></ul>B<br />
    37. 37.<br /><ul><li>Setting Appropriate Mobility Policies
    38. 38. Security and costs are important for seamless and productive operation of mobility initiatives
    39. 39. Laying ground rules for usage of mobility in the workplace can assure a successful mobility deployment
    40. 40. CL vs. IL ecosystem: implications and measures
    41. 41. Institutionalization, Communication and enforcement of policies is a must</li></ul>S<br />
    42. 42. <ul><li>Governance of Best Practices
    43. 43. There will be an increasing complexity associated with mobility management
    44. 44. Usage, with the influx of more data, has become critical for effective management
    45. 45. The situation has warranted enterprise IT organizations to have more visibility and control of their mobility deployments
    46. 46. Adequate communication of policies and education on mobility – regular audits
    47. 47. Professional/Technical assistance must be considered</li></ul>S<br /><br />
    48. 48. <ul><li>When you’re ready to get started creating your policy:
    49. 49. What is the purpose?
    50. 50. Cost control
    51. 51. Safety/Security
    52. 52. Liability/exposure
    53. 53. Fit the culture
    54. 54. Free-Range Mobility vs. Enterprise Lockdown
    55. 55. Equity of access</li></ul>B<br /><br />
    56. 56. <ul><li>Mobility Requirements and Business Needs
    57. 57. Check-list and prioritizing mobility needs – business and user based
    58. 58. Understand various aspects of mobility (applications, middleware, device ecosystem) and deploy processes for scalability
    59. 59. Be prepared for challenges that may arise</li></ul>S<br /><br />
    60. 60. <ul><li>The responsibility of enforcement
    61. 61. Consistent activity
    62. 62. Repercussions
    63. 63. Enforcement
    64. 64. Start simple – get a policy in place
    65. 65. Secondary policies for more specific usage profiles</li></ul>B<br /><br />
    66. 66. <ul><li>One-on-one policy workshop
    67. 67. A $200 value, offered to webinar attendees for free
    68. 68. We’ll identify hot spots- looking at your data
    69. 69. Receive a free policy template, created by Visage Mobile and Strategy Analytics
    70. 70. Contents include:
    71. 71. Repercussions
    72. 72. Devices
    73. 73. Usage
    74. 74. Plans, Features, etc.</li></ul>B<br /><br />
    75. 75. <ul><li>In the workshop, we’ll walk you through the template
    76. 76. Look at your program data (users, carrier billing, devices)
    77. 77. Offer actionable advice
    78. 78. We’ll focus on how to address your user behaviors and program operations</li></ul>B<br />
    79. 79. <ul><li>Q&A</li></ul><br />
    80. 80. Thanks for joining<br />Questions? Reach out to us!<br />Bzur Haun, Visage Mobile:<br /><br />SamirSakpal, Frost & Sullivan<br /><br /><br />