With today’s mobile devices and the Internet, you no longer need to go to the office to get work done. People are working from home, on the road, in coffee shops and even on the beach, and the trend is not about to reverse. A survey conducted two years ago by the Society for Human Resource Management found that employer-offered flex work options will increase … Continue reading How mobility helps your small business grow Part 3: Mobilizing your workforce
As your small business grows, you’ll probably deal with a workforce that is dispersed across the country, possibly even overseas. Coming into the office 9 to 5 is no longer the norm for many employees. By offering flexible, mobile and remote work options, small business owners find that it assists them in attracting and retaining employees, according to a Plantronics survey. Fortunately, today with a … Continue reading How to empower and enable your small business mobile workforce
Managing a mobile workforce is tricky – but if the stats are to be believed, then it’s something we should get used to, or at least better at.
Whether you work from home or with a team that’s on the move or in different places, good collaboration tools should be a major part of your workflow. As members of virtual teams ourselves, we’ve used a number of different apps and services. Here are some of our favourites: 1
What makes designing a great software app user experience successful? Understanding users , that’s what! That means observing real users at work in the wild, as they do real tasks, interact with real people, experience real interruptions, and rely on apps and all sorts to complete tasks. These real world surroundings UX pros call “context of use“
With employees increasingly working with a wide range of devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones, David Sturges, Chief Commercial Officer at hosted desktop company, WorkPlaceLive , looks at how businesses can safeguard their company data. News this month that staff at the BBC had £750,000 worth of gadgets lost or stolen since 2010 , including laptops, tablets and mobile phones, highlights a growing issue that many companies are facing – the security of their data. The cost of replacing these expensive gadgets is one thing, however, the risk of sensitive data could get into the wrong hands, as well as the cost of restoring lost data, is even more of a problem.