Businesses @ Work
An in-depth look into how organizations and people work today—exploring employees, partners, contractors and customers, and the apps and services they use to be productive.
Top Apps Over Time
remains the #1 app in our network.
edges out for the #4 spot
jumped from 12th to 8th in less than a year
Popular apps over time
- Feb '14
- May '14
- Aug '14
- Nov '14
- Feb '15
- May '15
- Aug '15
- Nov '15
- Feb '16
- May '16
- Aug '16
- Nov '16
- Microsoft Office 365
- Amazon Web Services
- G Suite
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- FedEx US
It's not Just Business, It's Personal
56% of apps used by Okta customers today are not provided by IT.
Some Apps are purely for personal use:
Others show this very blurry world in which we now live:
Popular Personal Apps Over Time
Note: In January 2016, Okta enabled customers to securely store private credentials when they visit any new site, thus the significant increase of all personal app usage.
- Dec 1, 13
- Apr 1, 14
- Aug 1, 14
- Dec 1, 14
- Apr 1, 15
- Aug 1, 15
- Dec 1, 15
- Apr 1, 16
- Aug 1, 16
- Google Mail (Offline)
- Google Accounts Personal
- United Airlines
- Bank of America
- Microsoft Account
- Google Analytics
- American Express Online
- Yahoo Mail
Note: On January 9th, 2017, Atlassian announced that it had acquired Trello. The deal is expected to close March 31, 2017.
Customers realize security, end-user adoption, productivity, and shadow IT benefits by allowing their end users to add personal apps to Okta.
G Suite customers: in a league of their own
customers use 30% more apps on average than customers
More isn’t always better, but it certainly can be...
Popular Other Apps for Customers with G Suite and/or Office 365
- G Suite
- Office 365
G Suite customers are employing a best-of-breed IT strategy to build out their cloud ecosystem. They're more likely to use apps like Salesforce, Slack, Amazon Web Services and GitHub than their Office 365-subscribed counterparts. Office 365 customers are more likely to adopt established apps like Box and WebEx.
Who’s suffering at the hands of Slack?
Slack’s rise in popularity over the past two years is jaw-dropping.
Just two years ago, was the 67th most popular app in our network. Today, it’s 8th.
But, not everyone is applauding Slack’s success. and in particular have suffered as a direct consequence.
Change in Rank of Communications Apps Over Time