An Explorative Study of Mobility Adoption in the Enterprise


This research investigates the phenomenon of enterprise mobility through the lens of SAP mobile app store. SAP is a leading vendor in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and app stores are digital platforms that provide users a central location to effectively browse, purchase, download, and update their mobile applications. By surveying the ERP mobile apps available in SAP mobile app store, this study examines the market structure of mobile apps and the factors that influence their adoption. In addition, the study incorporates the interviews of two ERP mobile app providers to help understand the influential factors in enterprise mobility adoption and the business benefits associated with enterprise mobility. Future research directions are discussed.

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20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2014 (2014: Aug. 7-9, Savannah, GA)


Business and Information Technology

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Carrier mobility; Information systems; Adoption; Business benefits; Enterprise mobility; Enterprise resource planning systems; Future research directions; Influential factors; Mobile applications; Mobile apps; Enterprise resource planning; Adoption; ERP; Mobile apps; Mobility

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Article - Conference proceedings

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Publication Date

01 Aug 2014