The rapid growth in payments via mobile devices epitomizes two key elements of the mobile revolution — smartphones and tablets are changing the business landscape at wildfire speed, far in excess of anyone’s expectations.

The relentless surge in mobility is forcing marketing and IT departments to change priorities. Companies are realizing that they need to design their websites for mobile users first, rather than make this an afterthought.

With mobile devices growing in popularity, CIOs will need to rapidly adjust for this change or they’ll have to redo much of what they are currently planning relatively quickly.