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12INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT AVIPRO INC.business infrastructure and facility management operate. The technology will allow users to access information and services from any location or time. A mobile infrastructure provides mobile devices access to a mobile operating system and business applications that are connected to a datacenter. With this system, our employees would access their corporate emails, manage documents, fill out invoices and receipts, even purchase orders. Mobile users demand data access anytime, anywhere, and organizations are pressed to provide it (Klein, 2015). The majority of businesses have not yet taken advantage of mobile infrastructure and haven’t moved passed older programs such as corporate emails, instant massager and calendars. Email applications are highly integrated into almost every organization, it is a critical component to any functioning business. Implementing a feature-rich mobile application would offer employees new ways to simplify their daily workflows and increase productivity.With the implementation of mobile applications employee productivity would improve dramatically. Employees could use a company’s mobile apps for their email, calendars, and contact lists, at all times whenever needed. A company could create custom productivity apps specifically designed for their business needs. These applications would improve work processesand workflow within organizations. One study in the UK shows that providing productivity apps to workers can, on average, boost productivity by 34 percent (Woodill, 2016). Mobile infrastructure implementation would reduce AviPros Inc., costs significantly, avoiding the costs of fully equipping an office with computers, phones, and printers. Allowing our employees to access company data through a mobile device could save AviPro Inc. large amounts of money. The mobility strategy will enable workers to increase their efficiency and
13INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT AVIPRO INC.productivity because of the freedoms granted by mobile business practices. More employees are using personal mobile devices for business purposes, allowing employees to Bring Your OwnDevice (BYOD) would have a significant cost-saving for our organization. Employees will enjoy the liberty to use whatever device they please. To avoid a significant data loss or leakage, the mobile infrastructure detaches data and store it within a datacenter rather than on personal devices, IT would be able to easily disconnect a device from the network if stolen, lost or compromised. All business applications are isolated from personal applications this process is called “sandboxing” which prevents businesses from having to waste time blocking a device andemployees’ privacy is also enforced. The maintenance is also easier to control due to everythingbeing centrally located.The mobile infrastructure consists of the integration of technology, software, support, standards, security measures, and devices for the management and delivery of wireless communications (Turban, Pollard, & Wood, 2018).