The mobile enterprise has arrived. In a world where there will be more devices than people on earth by 2017 according to Cisco's Visual Networking index (VNI), mobility will continue to transform enterprises in a profound way that cannot be ignored. The idea of being able to interact with customers, prospects, and stay attuned to competitive pressures is not new, but the velocity at which the mobile market is maturing poses a new set of challenges.
Because the need for enterprises to find innovative solutions to enable their workforce, increase productivity, reach new customers, and grow their businesses through mobility is increasing, this paper will explore the necessity for mobile apps in the enterprise. It will also analyze the risk organizations take regarding the cost of failure and offer a roadmap to success.