Business Continuity Benefits Seen From Increased Workforce Mobility in Europe

A survey conducted by International Data Corp. highlights the benefits that workforce mobility can deliver, including improved customer service, decision making, workforce productivity and, especially in 2010, business continuity, according to an article in The Financial.

“The 2010 ash cloud and business travel disruptions have taken effect with IT decision makers as business continuity comes out as the fastest growing perceived benefit of mobile working in 2010,” the article says. “Business continuity is now the second most-popular benefit of mobile working overall, just behind improved customer service.”

Key barriers to the innovation still exist, however. These include cost, device management, security, and protecting company data on mobile devices.

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