Does your business have a strategy for mobile collaboration, or maybe you're about to create one? Are you looking to select a new suite of collaboration tools to support mobile working... or maybe you're in the midst of a roll-out and have something to say about the tools you already use?

We've put together the following very short survey, which explores what’s actually important to businesses in terms of the focus, scope and technology options related to mobile collaboration. If you’d like, we’ll provide you with a copy of the full survey report once it’s complete – before we share it with anyone else. All you have to do is provide your contact information at the end of the survey and request the report.

Thanks very much in advance, and we hope to share the findings with you soon!

Angela Ashenden
Principal Analyst, Collaboration, MWD Advisors
email: angela@mwdadvisors.com

Craig Wentworth
Principal Analyst, MWD Advisors
email: craig@mwdadvisors.com

* 1. How important is mobile support in your selection of a collaboration tool?
Please tick the answer which best describes your requirements.

* 2. What functionality do users require from mobile access to your collaboration tool?
Please indicate the level of importance in each case.

  Very important Important Not important Not sure
Receive/respond to notifications
Monitor recent activity
View content/files
Ability to comment on/discuss/rate content/files
Offline access to content/files
Take action on requests/workflows
Collaboratively edit/share files
Integration with related tools (e.g. CRM, content management)
Full desktop functionality

* 3. What types of devices does your mobile strategy support, and what proportion of your users need to access collaboration solutions through these?
Please indicate the approximate percentage of users in each case.

  None 1-25% 25-50% 50-75% 75-100%
Tablet
Smart phone
Wearable tech

* 4. How confident are you that your mobile collaboration tools will address the following concerns?
Please indicate high, medium or low (or don’t know).

  High Medium Low Don’t know
Security of data stored on local devices
Secure accessing of collaboration applications from a mobile device
Provision of a good mobile user experience regardless of the level of connectivity (i.e. online, offline, slow bandwidth)

* 5. How mobile-ready are your existing collaboration tools?

6. If you have any additional comments or requirements which we haven’t touched upon here, and you wish to share them, please do so below.

* 7. What best describes your role in relation to mobile collaboration in your business?
Please tick any that apply.

8. Please provide your name, organisation and email address. This is optional, but you will need to provide this information if you wish to receive a copy of the final report. This information will not be published or shared with any third party.

Thanks very much for taking this survey!

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