Planning for Mobile Device Management

You must understand the differences between the different mobile platforms when deciding how to implement mobile device management (MDM). The authors suggest you assess needs and risks before starting a mobile device management project. A good requirements specification on how the devices should be utilized is useful for this type of project. Many people look at the features of a mobile device management platform rather than the entire scenario; not realizing some mobile devices do not have the management capabilities that others have. Here are areas to consider:

• If you plan to store corporate data on mobile devices, assess the risks and classification of the data on those devices. Implementing a BYOD ...

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