Going Mobile: Keeping Employees Happy and Hardworking ... Everywhere

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The workplace is changing—it’s mobile, and employees are using devices and technologies to be productive in new ways. Check out the effects of this ongoing transformation and see how organizations can reap the benefits.

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Going Mobile: Keeping Employees Happy and Hardworking ... Everywhere

  1. 1. GoingMobile Keeping Employees Happy and Hardworking … Everywhere (While Maintaining Information Security)
  2. 2. Get the Best Work from Your Employees: Enable Mobility • Empower your workforce to be as sharp and productive as possible • Flexibility is king • 3 out of 5 employees claim they don’t need to be in the office to be productive (Mashable) • Work is no longer a place • Enable mobile workers By 2015, 1.3 billion workers will have gone mobile—that’s 37.2% of the total global workforce (IDC). Is your organization ready to meet the needs of the modern, mobile workforce?
  3. 3. Benefits of a Flexible Work Environment & Mobile Workforce • Elevated productivity (able to work anytime, anywhere) • Sharper focus • Higher quality work • Increased social collaboration (teams, departments) • Improved employee satisfaction • Lower turnover
  4. 4. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Provide laptops or tablets to employees • Weigh potential return (improved productivity) against initial investment • Allow/support BYOD • Let employees bring and use personal mobile devices for work • More risk/less control Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support
  5. 5. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Enable mobile devices • Provide technology/solutions needed for devices to be used effectively • Mobile print • On site high speed Wi-Fi • Off site access to internal servers/files Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support
  6. 6. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Accessing files on multiple devices from multiple locations = big security risk • 45% respondents had data loss in last 12 months; 11% had to disclose the losses publicly* • Understand risks of mobile; protect against security threats • Hacking, fraud, human error • Partner with established info security vendor Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support *InformationWeek's 2013 Mobile Security Survey
  7. 7. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Balance flexibility with clear regulations and expectations • Keep mobile employees accountable for work • Next year, 20% BYOD programs will fail due to mobile device management measures that are too restrictive (Gartner) Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support
  8. 8. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Not all employees will want to work the same way with the same mobile technology • Discuss preferences with individuals and try to accommodate Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support
  9. 9. Transitioning to a Flexible, Mobile Work Environment Keep these components top of mind: Devices • Provide assistance and training to help employees transition smoothly • Ensure maximum productivity (return) Mobile Solutions Security Policies Options Support

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