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3 advantages of secure mobile BPM

Cindy Cheng, ​Sr. Director of Marketing Communications, EMEA, Appian
November 18, 2013

Business process management opportunities are greatly enhanced with cloud and mobile investments. These tools boost productivity and enhance professionals' ability to connect and communicate, regardless of location. However, security is a growing concern with BPM and mobile enterprise efforts in general, and many companies are understandably leery about investing in such initiatives without security ensured.

In order to reap the rewards of mobile BPM and optimize security at the same time, many enterprises have to consider investing in combination cloud solutions that will keep their data and networks secure while still optimizing access for mobile users.

The cloud BPM solutions that integrate with mobile initiatives are designed to streamline accessibility and flexibility in use while still promoting the secure, scalable advantages of cloud computing. With mobile access points being a key part of enterprise operations, many businesses may find that these three benefits will quickly add up to a key competitive edge.

Cost efficiency

One of the first focus points a business can turn to for mobile and cloud BPM investments is the reduced price point. Keeping costs low while optimizing process management will help distribute resources more effectively and reduce operational spending in order to boost ROI.

Data stability

Stability in operations will lend itself to significant improvements in both productivity and security. With cloud-based mobile BPM solutions in place, firms can ensure the stability of the data they use, as the always-connected cloud benefits will help keep information in a central location, rather than spread out across numerous devices. This centralization will also boost security, as firms only have to worry about a single data point.

Device management

The use of mobile BPM based in the cloud will also open the doors for advanced mobile device management efforts that will allow a company to better track its resources and ensure the security of data, as employee devices will be trackable and remotely accessible. This ensures that even if a device is lost or stolen, the firm can keep its property safe and secure.

Ultimately, mobile and cloud BPM solutions are an excellent way to optimize work productivity and security in the modern age, but companies have to carefully consider their options and invest in the right solutions for their operational needs. The highest quality BPM software will be essential for success and gaining a competitive edge in this arena.

Cindy Cheng

Director of Product Marketing