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Increase Productivity by Providing Notebooks Beyond the Road Warriors


Forrester's study yielded four key findings:

  • Enterprises are becoming increasingly dependent on notebooks
  • Remote management and anti-theft tools will ease any remaining notebook Concerns
  • Productivity and responsiveness are driving deeper notebook penetration across the Enterprise
  • The workforce is changing and has loftier mobile support expectations of IT

Forrester's in-depth interviews with 322 PC decision-makers revealed that firms can increase productivity, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive operational costs down through expanded notebook investments across all employee segments - not just road warriors and heavy travelers. To continue on this extended mobile enterprise trajectory, companies need to execute on three imperatives.

  • Make mobility a strategic asset if you haven't already to better align IT initiatives with business objectives.
  • Move beyond a one-size-fits-all model to better serve your diverse, ever-changing, and increasingly demanding workforce needs.
  • Look to new remote management and anti-theft tools to better manage PCs, even when off or the operating system is inoperable, and to better protect sensitive data, even in the event of a lost or stolen machine
Intel Corporation
08 Apr 2009
01 Oct 2008
14 Page(s)
Analyst Report

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