Google's upcoming Android "L" version introduces improvements including Android for Work and stronger app security. But Google still has plenty of gaps to fill.
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Improve the user experience.
OK, so nobody has had a worse user experience than Frank Poole and Dave Bowman at the hands (voice?) of HAL (pictured above). But once you get just one layer deep under the almost-industry-standard initial UI of square buttons with rounded corners, it becomes very clear that Android was built by engineers. And while you and I may think like an engineer (OK, you may) the vast majority of potential enterprise users do not. Some real thought needs to go into the complete UX for Android, not just a slick UI.
IT Service Management Must EvolveThe idea of technology being delivered as a service appeals to the 409 IT pros responding to our Service-Oriented IT Survey. But cloud providers are competing for that work, and CIOs are being selective.