A new report from the global enterprise software company IFS, suggests, ease of use, familiarity and solutions that are able to support mobile technologies are important if you want to, to the potential of the digital transformation.
The Apple Way
While the new report does not mention that Apple, we all know (for sure?) the firms mobile products are becoming a new de-facto standard in many companies.
We also know that some of the barriers to the wider introduction of Apple’s mobile solutions include the use of existing business systems that are obsolete, not compatible with new mobile platforms, or otherwise not fit for the purpose.
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The challenge for those who depend on legacy systems that this slow new technology adoption. This does not mean that you are able to enjoy the embrace of digital opportunities that your competitors can put you on the cons, the in increasingly competitive markets.
Your customers, your business-sales system is dependent on legacy Windows technologies that enable the deployment of modern digital systems compatible with iPads, iPhones, surface equipment, or even a smattering of super-disposable Android devices.
Customers buy products to stand out from your competition, if your more on digital systems allow for a faster order, lower prices, personalized order management, more efficient distribution, or a competent customer service points of contact.
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Not only for Uber
These systems are not only about enabling the gig economy companies such as Deliveroo, or Uber. Established industry-company should also have a look to digitize how ready you are.
The IFS study shows that companies in which employees access enterprise systems such as enterprise resource planning or field-service-management tools for mobile devices “more ready for digital transformation than other companies.”
That sounds a little tautological, but I would argue that companies where employees are not already access to enterprise systems are already at a disadvantage, and that gap will only grow, until you improve your existing systems.
Commitment is important
Engagement is super-important to the digital transformation.
“If people use enterprise software, which it displays of a mobile device, that the system is the lifeline of the economy. Your employees are the connection to the core processes-and not participate, even if you are sitting at your Desk. If you do not do this, you will fight, with everything in the digital transformation,” said Rick Veague, IFS chief technical officer.
There is a relationship between enterprise mobility and readiness for digital transformation.
It is important to recognize that mobile technologies are only a part of the ecosystem change, which takes place on the company.
Mobile is a tool for connecting backend systems, to innovative software solutions, but also to nodes in a much larger system.
Think, connected industrial equipment, and asset management systems, automated manufacturing, international, collaborative systems, and more.
The digital transformation is in the fast-developing, the development of a fully networked smart means everything, industry 4.0. And to be prepared for this new kind of business, it is important for companies to ensure teams are already involved in the digital processes. This seems to be the argument IFS.
As Microsoft continue their migration to the enterprise-focused cloud-based systems providers, to work, for the most modern systems are capable of deployment across multiple platforms and devices, the devices-market—and by that I mean computers, mobile devices and wearables—is opened.
We see this in the interest of the company to buy the pattern, apparently, for other suppliers more than before, and that is certainly what Apple is experienced in his business, as it constantly references to a growing company, in its quarterly financial reports.
Where it goes from here?
For me, it seems obvious.
As a company that invests in the replacement of old equipment with systems fit for the technological possibilities of the 21st century. Century, to awaken them from their torpor, and move to update (or go out of business), you are faced with new decisions, the use of several providers in the enterprise-software-and equipment-room.
A receiver I predict, will be particularly good in this great upgrade, Apple is in view of the strong relationship between mobile devices (in the it results in some enterprise verticals), and other platforms.
Another advantage will be the growing acceptance on the majority of corporate IT, support for multiple platforms will be essential to driving user engagement so vital for success in a future in which all business is digital business.
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