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  • 10/06/09 Copyright 2006 Longhaus Pty Ltd - All Rights Reserved
  • Software Queensland Wireless Seminar

    1. 1. A world without wires An analyst perspective on enterprise mobility strategies Sam Higgins, Research Director May 2009
    2. 2. Longhaus; Australia’s ICT analyst firm <ul><ul><li>Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading boutique ICT research and advisory companies. Offering localised research and analysis to assist major organisations overcome the challenges presented by the adoption of global ICT solutions. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Always remember wireless is the means by which we access the benefits of mobility <ul><li>The result </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Data Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Process Improvement </li></ul>Commercial-in-confidence <ul><li>The means </li></ul><ul><li>Local Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>City Councils using Mobile Work Orders </li></ul><ul><li>Utility Providers using Near-Field Mobile Meter Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Police using Dedicated Information Access Terminals </li></ul>
    4. 4. Mobility requires addressing three overlapping “targets” within the wireless enterprise Commercial-in-confidence Remote Employee Information Access Mobile Worker Process Enablement Instrumented Assets Service Management
    5. 5. Yet despite the obvious benefits, mobility is not a business driver in and of itself Commercial-in-confidence 8% of enterprises saw teleworking as a high priority, with 46% seeing this as a medium priority
    6. 6. Australian mobile email usage indicates enterprise mobility still has a long way to go
    7. 7. But prerequisite activities are being undertaken, just not immediately focused on mobility <ul><li>Preparing for mobility requires more than just some new kit </li></ul><ul><li>UC and NAC can be triggers for mobility discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile strategies must encompass multiple factors </li></ul><ul><li>No single company today has the “mobility” blueprint </li></ul>Commercial-in-confidence
    8. 8. Pressure is building from outside the organisations to formalise the enterprise mobility strategy <ul><li>Consumer-isation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumers acquiring small form factor, high powered wireless devices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Substitution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals using personal mobile devices for corporate access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Zero cost” infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Packaging of 3G data and voice with phones and netbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On versus off deck content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile telcos being increasingly forced to act as wireless ISPs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application Stores </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability of easily purchased, purpose built mobile applications </li></ul></ul>Commercial-in-confidence
    9. 9. Thank you <ul><li>Longhaus Head Office </li></ul><ul><li>Level 30, AMP Place </li></ul><ul><li>10 Eagle Street </li></ul><ul><li>Brisbane QLD 4000 </li></ul><ul><li>Longhaus Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>7/269 Abbotsford Road </li></ul><ul><li>Bowen Hills QLD 4006 </li></ul><ul><li>p: +61 7 3868 4796 </li></ul><ul><li>f: +61 7 3303 8445 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Higgins </li></ul><ul><li>Research Director </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>+61 412 621 014 </li></ul>Commercial-in-confidence

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