Smartphones in the US Enterprise
Top Mobile Operating Systems in the US Enterprise Mobile operating systems (MOS) are the building blocks that influence all subsequent decisions in executing an enterprise mobility strategy. We profile four of the predominant US enterprise MOSs in the following section from three different perspectives: usability, external influences, and enterprise appropriateness. From these vantage points, we explain the invisible forces compelling enterprise support.
Primary research confirms reported trends of usability promoting worker
productivity. Employees professional facets of their
feel empowered life with a single
to manage personal and device, and emboldened to
Second to usability are the extrinsic but powerful undercurrents shaping domestic smartphone buying patterns. These are attributes for which end-users and enterprise managers do not have a direct vote in the decision, but form strong opinions and modify their behavior as result.
The revenue opportunity within enterprises is creating
a bi-directional appeal among
Mobile Operating Systems (MOS)
State of Symbian & webOS in the US
FIGURES MOS Usability Features
MOS External Factors
MOS Enterprise Appropriateness
consumers, we observe other MOS vendors learning to accommodate enterprise. We explore the enterprise readiness progression of each which in most sophisticated enterprises trumps user preference.