There are some things a business can get away without doing and still be successful. And then there are some that used to be acceptable to overlook and will never be again, like mobility. Mobile phones and tablets are starting to take the place of everything we used to use both as consumer and employees. Smartphone cameras are replacing actual cameras and video cameras; tablets are replacing paper books, newspapers, and magazines. Mobility has even begun transforming experiences like shopping and watching a movie.
Almost all aspects of our lives, from entertainment to business, are available with a mobile device, making many things obsolete. When companies do not provide mobile capabilities to their plans and architecture, they are not meeting the needs of the current mobile era we live in. What used to be thought of as a fad is now here to stay. Smartphones are a lasting part of our everyday lives, and a new requirement at any level of business. A company cannot innovate if it’s already behind the times, and cannot keep up if technologies like cloud and mobility are not integrated. [Read more...]