Mobile Technology for Business

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Posted Nov 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM by Angelo Rosati & filed under leverage mobile technology, DSD mobile solutions

You get up to the alarm on your mobile phone and check new emails before you get ready for another workday. As you get dressed, you check the organizer on your tablet, which reminds you that no, you are not going to the office today. You will oversee a new project in the field, so you call the project manager on his company-issued rugged phone. He answers on the first ring, clearly anticipating your call. He reports that the team on the project has been briefed, and is looking forward to meeting you on site. On your way to the site, stop at the local Starbucks, to pick up the coffee you preordered with your mobile app. When you get to the site, you log into the company network to access the project information that the team needs.

You are not alone. Most workers nowadays live lives on the go, largely dependent on their mobile devices to complete daily tasks. Why not, when their multiple roles require them to both be in the field and behind a computer screen? Mobile technology for business has greatly changed the world of work, enabling workers to stay connected to the central office while they fulfill their tasks in the field.

Mobile Technology for Business Capabilities in 2017 and beyond

Mobile technology is developing at accelerated speeds, and it is only going to expand. Businesses both big or small need to adapt to the ever-changing mobile technology or cease existing. Here are some trends that will continue to gain traction:

1.Beacon and Bluetooth Technologies

Location-based services that use Bluetooth Smart enabled beacons are the next big thing. Through their high precision sensing capabilities, these technologies can be used to deliver highly customized services and personalized information.

2. Wearables

Technology has taken smart phone and tablet capabilities to the next level with the introduction of wearable devices such as the Samsung and the Apple Watch that you can sync with your smartphone to deliver data and new experiences in new ways. Wearable devices also include sensors embedded in clothing, lifestyle trackers, fitness bands, heart rate trackers and even virtual reality gear.

3. Highly Secured Wi-Fi Capabilities

The latest Wi-Fi standards come with supercharged capabilities and speeds up to several Gigabits per second. Increasing Wi-Fi performance enables the deployment of new services possible. Businesses need to not only evaluate Wi-Fi networks from their internal needs but also from how they can leverage this technology to improve their customers experiences.

4. Enterprise Mobile Management

This is a term that encompasses mobile technologies and solutions that are in place today. These technologies include management, support and security solutions that will address a wide range of mobile management requirements across different platforms and operating systems.

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