On April 12th 2000, The Open Group launches the Mobile Management Forum (MMF), based on:
The results of this research
The views of existing members of The Open Group
The broader demands of the market
The Mobile Management Forums's overarching objective is to accelerate the deployment of wireless data into the enterprise environment, by leveraging its vendor and user membership.
Its vision is deceptively simple, to allow a user to access any information (to which he/she is entitled) over any network via any device:
Initially, the Mobile Management Forum is invited to focus on five key areas which the research clearly identified as current barriers to attainment of the vision:
In each case, this summary highlights the issues, examines the problems, and offers a set of specific recommendations to drive the market forward.