Are you looking to enhance your business with new mobile technologies to give your workforce the competitive edge? If so, then we recommend that before you go out and purchase new mobile devices, you first need to understand the technology requirements of your organization. Here are four crucial needs you will want to consider.
Implementing a new technology that doesn’t meet the performance needs of your business will be a waste of everyone’s time and money by negatively affecting productivity. One mobile technology performance feature you will need to take into consideration is the ability keep employee productivity up, even when the Internet isn’t available.
It’s easy to overlook this performance feature because you assume that a connection will always be available, but when doing business on the road, your Internet connectivity can be spotty. Instead of going with a mobile device that needs the Internet to do everything, it will be better to give your staff mobile devices that can be used to work on every project, even if they can’t get any bars.
Easy to Use
Of course, ease of use is a goal with all technology, but you will especially want it when it comes to mobile solutions because not all mobile devices are built for business. It’s not worth your money to go with a cheaper consumer product that your employees will have to fight with in order to do basic business tasks like sharing files, using e-mail, and accessing up-to-date documents over your network.
The best mobile solutions work seamlessly at sharing content over the device and your company’s network. When it comes to using the mobile versions of the software your business runs on, it’s important that the mobile app version is just as reliable. A mobile application that’s inferior to its desktop counterpart will cost your business money when employees lose productivity over reliability issues.
Any mobile device that connects with your company’s network will need strong security in order to protect your sensitive information. The location of the needed files should be secure and obvious to the user, and data cached on employees’ devices should be safe and encrypted.
Finding the right mobile solution for your business takes knowledge and effort to make sure that all four of these features are covered. As a rule, when it comes to implementing new technology for your business, the better you know the needs of your business, the better you can find solutions that are right for your company. You also need to be familiar with all the latest technology solutions to give your business the competitive edge.
PACE Technical Services knows what mobile solutions are best for business, and we will take the time to learn about the needs of your company. This way, we can recommend technology solutions that will make all of your company’s technology work for you! Call us at 905.763.7896 to learn more.