Top Five Enterprise Mobility LinkedIn Groups

Jen Cohen Crompton

As a professional social network, LinkedIn can be an important resource for engaging in discussions and gathering information, but is often underutilized and overlooked. There is great potential in creating, moderating, and participating in LinkedIn groups geared toward your target industry or business concern. Joining these groups is the first step, and interacting in the space is where you can discover the “real” value. Below are the top five LinkedIn information and networking groups focused on enterprise mobility.

1. Group name: Enterprise Mobility

Group description: Enterprise Mobility is a group designated to individuals involved in the exciting space. From SaaS providers, to carriers, to application developers, this group is a forum to network, exchange ideas, and recruit. As the purpose of this group is to link with others in the industry, any reports of attempts to link with group members that result in an “I don’t know” will result in removal from the group and blocking of that individual.

Current Discussions: BYOD trend, mobility costs, mobility and security
Members: 4131
Group stats: Very active – 266 discussions this month > more info
Demographics of members:

  • LOCATION – 7% San Francisco Bay Area
  • FUNCTION – 21% Sales
  • INDUSTRY – 39% Information Technology and Services
  • SENIORITY – 31% Senior

2. Group name: SAP Enterprise Mobility

Group description: This group is dedicated to the discussion of mobile enterprise applications implemented in SAP environments and networking with other professionals engaged in SAP mobility projects and strategies.

Members: 387
Group manager: Kevin R. Benedict – twitter: @krbenedict
Current Discussions: Enterprise mobility strategies, mobile engagement, current mobile landscape
Group stats: Very Active – 142 discussions this month > more info
Demographics of members:

  • LOCATION – 6% – Bengaluru Area, India
  • FUNCTION – 20% – Consulting
  • INDUSTRY – 46% – Information Technology and Services
  • SENIORITY – 39% – Senior

3. Group name: Enterprise Mobility Management

Group description: This is a group intended to join efforts and ideas on Mobility Management Technologies and Mobile Enterprise Services.
Members: 3,108
Group manager: Javier Canestro
Current Discussions: BYOD, MDM vendors, applications and security
Group stats: Very active – 258 discussions this month > more info
Demographics of members:

  • LOCATION 7% San Francisco Bay Area
  • FUNCTION 21% Sales
  • INDUSTRY 36% Information Technology and Services
  • SENIORITY 29% Senior

4. Group name: Enterprise Mobility Managed Services

Group description: This group is designed for mobility professionals (vendors and IT decision makers) interested in the evolving trends of managed services for enterprise mobility, including procurement, device management, application management, service management, security, help desk & expense management.
Members: 1517
Group Manager: Phillipe Winthrop – twitter: @biz_mobility
Current Discussions: Closed networking group
Group stats: Very active – 109 Discussions this month > more info
Demographics of members:

  • LOCATION – 6% San Francisco Bay Area
  • INDUSTRY – 32% Information Technology and Services
  • FUNCTION – 22% Sales
  • SENIORITY – 27% Senior

5. Group Name: Enterprise Mobility Exchange Network

Group Description: The Enterprise Mobility Exchange Network is the leading networking forum for the international enterprise mobility community, including a series of invitation only Directors forum in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
Members: 1328
Group Managers: Julia Mansell – twitter: @mobilityxchange and Marc Harris – twitter: @talk2harris
Current Discussions: Closed networking group
Group stats: Very active – 140 Discussions this month > more info
Demographics of members:

  • LOCATION – 4% San Francisco Bay Area
  • INDUSTRY – 34% Information Technology and Services
  • FUNCTION – 22% Sales
  • SENIORITY – 27% Manager

About Jen Cohen Crompton

Jen Cohen Crompton is a SAP Blogging Correspondent reporting on big data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility, analytics, sports and tech, and anything else innovation-related. When she's not blogging, she can be caught marketing, using social media and/or presenting at conferences around the world. Disclosure: Jen is being compensated by SAP to produce a series of articles on the innovation topics covered on this site. The opinions reflected here are her own.