IBM Global IT Study on Mobile Infrastructure

Is your infrastructure ready for mobile?

IBM conducted a study of 361 IT decision makers worldwide to identify and gain insights into the attributes of IT leaders in mobility.

By understanding the characteristics and best practices of IT leaders in mobility, you can help improve your organization’s mobile strategy, implementation and management. IT leaders in mobility are outperforming their peers on several key measurements:

  • Better business performance relative to industry peers
  • Growing their IT investments
  • Increasing revenue

Organizations that are IT leaders in mobile view mobility as a critical business enabler for future growth and competitive differentiation — they prioritize infrastructure to support mobile and address it strategically as part of their enterprise. Only 20% of companies are IT leaders in mobile — learn what you can do to become an IT leader in mobile.

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Find out how your organization compares to the best practices of study respondents and get recommendations on areas for improvement.

Kevin McConnell

IBM Master Inventor - Chief Mobility Architect

Kevin C. McConnell, IBM Master Inventor and Chief Mobility Architect works in IBM’s Mobility Services. He has 40 patents and over 150 patent filings with many related to mobile technologies. Kevin provides global leadership in providing IBM’s mobile employees and external customers with the best technologies to enable the always connected mobile employee. . Kevin has 30 years in the IT industry with 21 years at IBM. He has a bachelor degree in Computer Information Systems and MBA in Global Enterprise Management.

Gregg Smith, Mobility Center Of Excellence - Mobility & Client Services SSA

Application Infrastructure, Consulting Engineer, Financial Services Sector, Infrastructure Optimization, Macintosh, Messaging Technologies, Messaging and Collaboration, Mobile Devices, Mobile Security, Retail Industry, Secure and Flexible Infrastructure, Strategy and Change, Technical Consultant, Transportation Industry, Wireless and Mobile Platform

Piero Chiodo, Director, GTS Mobility Services, Sales Enablement Center Of Competency

Over 25 years at IBM - worked in Italy, UK, USA. Last 18 years in the IT services business (mobility services, outsourcing, networking, EDI, application hosting). Currently working on global sales enablement initiatives for the mobility services - education, business development, sales campaigns for mobile network, managed mobility, mobile applications, mobile virtualization, mobile collaboration, analytics, consulting and devices procurement.

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