Mobile Device Management in 2012: More Challenges, More Opportunities

I recently wrote about 4 simple, yet strong predictions, that for many are already underway, but for others perhaps only starting and needs to be highlighted.

“Several trends – and the way companies react to them – will create challenges for IT, as organizations attempt to exercise some control over devices that are not necessarily designed to be secure and manageable. With careful planning and an understanding of best practices and mobile device management (MDM) options, IT can go a long way toward meeting those challenges.”

2012 Mobile Prediction #1: The era of BYOD begins
2012 Mobile Prediction #2: The media tablet gains prominence
2012 Mobile Prediction #3: The array of mobile device applications grows more diverse
2012 Mobile Prediction #4: Mobile devices and MDM evolve

Read the whole article here and my thoughts for each one of these: http://esj.com/Articles/2012/01/16/Mobile-Device-Management-Challenges-Opportunities.aspx

What are your opinions about what is occurring in enterprise mobility today and what should companies do to meet the challenges of the coming year?

Marco..