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How to Understand if your Device Management Strategy is too Outdated

Introduction

With the ever-growing use of mobile devices in companies, the workforce is intrinsically connected to virtual networks, which ultimately shapes the growth trajectory of any organization. And as new technologies are emerging and implemented, the need for bringing in a dynamic and updated device management strategy has become a must for the smooth functioning of workplace systems.  

Therefore, let’s analyze some of the key indicators that would help in ascertaining if the device management strategy of any enterprise is too outdated or not. 

Factors that ascertain if your Device Management Strategy is outdated 

 

Gap Between Your Solutions and Latest Devices 

A tangible way to identify if your device management strategy is outdated is by analyzing whether the solutions your company provides are in consonance with the latest mobile devices, software, operating systems, and technology out there in the market.  

To do so, enterprises should conduct an internal IT audit to understand if the latest devices and solutions work in tandem with the existing infrastructure. If not, then they must update the archaic solutions and bring on the features that cater to new mobile devices, thus bridging the void created between the latest innovation and the solutions you provide to the clients.  
 

Outdated Software 

As basic as it may seem, outdated software in your network directly affects the organization’s data security.  As a result, the chances of cyberthreats, copyright infringement, and data stealing increase multifold.  

Moreover, outdated software also slows the company’s workflow and ultimately decreases the productivity of employees. Therefore, updating your software and Operating system will ensure you are in sync with the latest technologies and features.  

This will help the company inculcate the latest features that would ultimately increase its overall productivity and efficiency. 
 

Bad User Experience 

The smooth functioning of online systems allows employees to improve their retention rate and productivity. However, having a bad user interface negatively impacts the focus of employees, causing a slump in time efficiency, and the ultimate results.  

So, if the workforce is facing incessant issues due to complex and slow User Interface, it shows your mobile devices need updates and changes to simplify the entire process. To identify the issues, you can deploy the tools that help in determining whether your employees are comfortable with the device interface or not. 
 

Outdated MDM Policy 

Today we are witnessing new technologies taking precedence over old ones in a very short span of time. However, several organizations still have outdated mobile device security policies.   

The dynamic security policy, for instance, ensures that you are employing the most efficient way to tackle any online threat that can seriously hamper the organization’s growth. This also helps tackle new types of threats in the form of viruses, websites, apps etc.  

Therefore, it becomes pertinent to look into the MDM policies of your organization and regularly update them for enhanced productivity and security.  

 After ascertaining the relevance of your current Device management strategy, you should look for avenues to overhaul the IT infrastructure and update it with the latest features and technology. Brilyant being the one-stop solution for all your requirements, can help you provide the latest updates and proper integration among all the mobile devices of the organization. So, get in touch with us today to discuss the best solutions for the enterprise. 

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