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May/June 2010 (vol. 12 no. 3)
pp. 4-5
Simon Liu, US National Agricultural Library

There's no technological panacea for the mobile workforce; technology alone won't enable enterprises to manage the full scale of mobility challenges. Yet depending solely on skilled people is unrealistic and non-repeatable. Organizations need policies and related processes balanced with the technological and human elements to successfully support the growing mobile workforce. This department is part of a special issue on mobile computing.

1. S. Ryan et al., Worldwide Mobile Worker Population 2009–2013 Forecast, tech. report 221309, IDC, 2009.
2. L.-O. Wallin, L. Fiering, and W. Clark, Overviewing the Three Vectors of Mobile Worker Segmentation, tech. report G0014316, Gartner, 2006.

Index Terms:
Information technology, mobile/wireless
Citation:
Simon Liu, "Supporting a Mobile Workforce," IT Professional, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 4-5, May-June 2010, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.96
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