Mobility is a hot topic for most businesses and their employees. Employees desire easy accessibility to their information, want to use their own technology, and they no longer want to be strapped to a desk. While the objective of increasing mobility is for more employees to interact from more places at the same time, those remote employees shouldn’t end up being less productive, or feel disconnected and isolated from the rest of their teams. In fact one of the great ironies of the rise of mobile technology is the increased expectation that we should all be more connected, at all times, and in any location. This trend has been triggered by an influx of the Millennial workforce that values work-life balance over other career aspects. They don’t appreciate the traditional 9-to-5 structure, and are looking for — and demanding, in many cases — more flexibility in both work hours, and where they actually do that work.

Today’s business landscape is witnessing seismic shifts in terms of how people work, collaborate, and communicate with each other. In order to remain competitive, you need to evolve. The question is, how should your company use technology like mobile, video collaboration, or on-demand content to help engage Millennial workers, as well as more experienced workers that don’t want to be tethered to their desks? Let’s discuss.

Why mobile?

Tablets are gradually outselling desktops, and nearly everyone has a smartphone these days. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped 327.6 million smartphones during the Q-3 of 2014. Another study indicates that almost 69.4 percent of the global population is likely to use mobile devices by 2017. It further reports that mobile will account for 83 percent of Internet usage by end of […]