Public sector organisations have always had a complicated relationship with mobile devices. They can free you from the office, but tie you to work. They can be a source of productivity, but also a font of distraction. Managing mobile in a Bring-Your-Own-Device environment solved some problems, while creating others. The speakers at Microsoft UK’s Business Transformed event all acknowledged these paradoxes – but they also shared a common conviction that it doesn’t need to be this way.
Here are three ways UK organisations can start to reimagine their relationship with mobile:
Mobile doesn’t have to be a hurdle anymore. With the right approach, it can give organisations a chance to completely reimagine how they get work done.
The morning was rounded out with testimonials from executives from BT, Ricoh, Cambridgeshire Police, Barclays, and Ridgian. Customers noted how the ability to use familiar programs via the cloud on enterprise-grade devices has changed their approach to mobile and created real, measurable productivity gains.