According to a survey by Randstad Technologies and IDG Research Services, more than three-fourths of IT managers have seen an increase in their organization's mobile/remote workforce as a result of the influx of millennial workers. In response, 60 percent plan to increase investments in mobile within the next year.
Mobile technology has introduced a revolution in worker productivity and efficiency. But are bad behaviors by employees undermining mobility's potential in the enterprise?
Fueled by the desire of an aging population to remain in their homes, the personal emergency response system market is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to experience strong growth, reaching close to $1.5 billion by 2017, up from $1 billion in 2013.
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Arranging a doctor appointment or checking insurance benefits are a couple of low-risk ways patients can engage with the healthcare supply chain via mobile without putting too much of their personal data at risk. Now, the Guardian's Conor Farrington wonders if mobile technology can also be used to offer people better access to mental health treatment.
While much of the focus of mobility has been on the enterprise, small businesses are increasingly looking to mobility to improve productivity at a lower cost.
For a successful BYOD policy, enterprises need to strike the right balance between productivity, security and privacy, advises an article at Inside Counsel.
Hilton is investing half a billion dollars in mobile technology to enable guests to choose their room, check in, unlock their door, order room service and check out using their mobile devices.
China, the world's largest mobile phone market, has been seen for years by vendors as a place of seemingly unlimited demand for mobile technology. That time may be over.
The Asia-Pacific region continues to be a leader in adopting new mobile technology and devices.