Bringing mobility to the enterprise is like wrestling with an octopus. Here's how Electronic Arts, Case Western University and Needham Bank are taming the beast.
On this we can agree: Mobility is a matrix of madness for enterprise IT.
The current explosion of tablet, smartphone, netbook and laptop options creates a complicated hardware equation. Cross-platform or OS-specific application development affects software, security and management decisions. The desire to give both customers and employees access to back-end enterprise applications is just one more monkey wrench in the mix.