top technical priorities for
enterprise IT over the coming
year are mobile-related.13 5OUT
of MDM solutions were managed on premise,
with cloud accounting for 17% in 2014. 11
54% of consumers browse the Internet on their
phone to research a product or service. 12
Users spend 2 hours & 42 minutes a day
on mobile devices. Mobile app usage
accounts for 2 hours & 19 minutes of
the time. 13
apps downloaded by U.S consumers
in 2013. 1420B+
technology Trend for 2014 is the emergence
of the Mobile Cloud. 10#1
By 2017, The worldwide market for
mobile enterprise application platform
software will grow from 16
Enterprises are turning to mobility to transform their
operations, creating a $50B ‘Enterprise
Mobility’opportunity globally. 2
uptick in popularity of mobile phone self-service apps. 5
of companies say ﬁeld & sales forces, internal processes
and customer facing workﬂows are a mobile priority. 6
of execs say workers’ lives have been saved because
of mobile devices.4
of execs said that their company needs to improve mobile
data security today. 7
of execs believe that mobile devices have prevented and
reduced worker incidents. 8
of people have entered credit card information into a
mobile phone. 9
According to a roundtable of IT
execs and tech recruiters, the
top IT job skills for 2014 are
big data, mobile, cloud
& security. 18
enterprises have an app
store or are considering
60% of companies are creating
business apps for
of companies are
apps for employees.
without the full involvement of IT, according to Gartner
in 2012-13. 3
39%works for more than 20% of their
time away from their primary
of the current U.S.
40%unﬁlled in 2014 due to a lack of
qualiﬁed IT professionals. 19
of IT security
jobs will remain
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Mobile meets company priorities