by Eric Klein, with David Krebs, January 2016
This VDC View contains the Enterprise Mobility and Connected Device team's predictions for 2016. Predictions include looks at general market trends such as 2016's Top 5 Growth Industries for Mobile and Graduating from BYOD and Basic MDM. The future of mobile operating systems, specifically Windows 10 mobile and Android, is discussed in Point-Counterpoint Mobile Microsoft Mobile OS and Android Makes a Significant Dent in the Rugged Handheld Market. Predictions surrounding mobile device market performance, looking at the Microsoft Surface Pro and BlackBerry's struggling hardware division, are also addressed in Enhanced Privacy: A BlackBerry Resurgence and Microsoft Surface: Some Serious Market Share Ahead.