The introduction of service cell phones leads to more data security. “Munich, 20.01.2011 – over 1500 employees of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft were Mobile works with Smartphone and mobile for the study” surveyed. A result stands out: about 70% of respondents regularly use their private cell phones for official purposes. This currently widespread practice caused not only great overhead reimbursement, but poses a significant security risk in addition in many cases. For the safe storage and use of business data on the private smartphones cannot be controlled by the employer. Service phones prevent these risks, because you are the selection of hardware and software, as well as the share of services in the hands of the IT administrator. Emails, personal data and navigation are the most commonly used applications on mobile devices in addition to the phone.
Also obtain travel information stands tall in the course. The use of different applications correlates strongly with the respective Equipment of the mobile phones. Extensive functionality of smartphones available, employees used also. Use many of the features also suggests that the respondents use their travel time for tasks such as correspondence and research. Many respondents expect features in addition, so that the Smartphone can replace in the future such as the laptop even more. The study also revealed that it 60% of employees can imagine, to waive if they received in return a suitable mobile device on a landline phone in the workplace.
The analysis of the study also shows that employees over 45 show less interest and demand for mobile working. Responsible received an extended catalogue with questions concerning processes and procedures for the technical and organisational management of mobile communication in the respective Fraunhofer locations. Although individual respondents pointed to high acquisition and administrative costs, but doing the Fraunhofer study at a considerable savings potential attention by introducing centrally controlled by mobile phones.