Mobile has transformed the way business operate. Today mobile is central to any enterprise’s core strategy with many embracing the mobile first mindset.However, as enterprise mobility grows, it is also creating a complex environment with multiple platforms, device types and apps resulting in governance and security issues. A mobile center of excellence (mCoE) is a popular strategy to bring standards and governance in mobile adoption, implementation and use in enterprises. A mCoE offers many benefits to the enterprise including
It can act as a coordination center between various business units to reduce gaps, cut down repetitive processes and reduce costs. It improves alignment across various mobile programs initiated by different business units and ensures that these programs are geared towards achieving the larger objective.
An excellence center can help expedite your mobile development processes by creating and making use of existing reusable frameworks and streamlining processes.
A common reason behind failure of many an enterprise apps is lack of consistency in User Interface (UI) and user experience (UX). Users want experiences that they are used to in the personal lives. A mobile CoE can create a checklist for design and user interaction to bring consistent user experience.
With data and information security becoming a critical issue, a CoE provides you with with a standardized and centralized governance leading to better monitoring and management of devices and apps. Also frequent security audits from the center will help organizations in ramping-up their security architecture.
Today mobile is at the heart of strategy for enterprises embracing the mobile-first approach. A mCoE with an integrated architecture and approach will help you adopt mobile-first mindset quickly. In addition, it will also be a catalyst for innovations by offering thought leadership and helping organization discover and exploit new opportunities in the mobile space.
Enterprise mobility presents new opportunities for businesses to go lean, become agile and be more responsive to their customer needs. Given its potential to usher a transformative impact in business, it has become crucial for enterprises to think deep down and embrace mobility in a strategic way. A mCoE can not only help you in bringing order in your existing environment environment but can also help you prepare for the future.
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