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4 Specs to Consider Before Mobilizing Your Business

b2ap3_thumbnail_mobility400The use of mobile technology has been launching businesses into a new realm of competition. By enabling business owners and their employees to work from anywhere they need, mobile technology has the potential to dramatically increase the productivity of your business. Before purchasing new devices, however, you’ll want to consider these four specifications in relation to your business.

Productivity
If your mobile device isn’t keeping up with the productivity level of your business, you’ll be wasting your money and have to buy a new device. By using an incapable mobile device, you’ll be hindering the productivity of your business instead of aiding it.

More specifically, you’ll want to make sure that your employees can be as productive as possible, even when an Internet connection is not available. There will probably be situations when your employees are traveling to appointments and need to get work done on the road. They may not have Internet connection while traveling, so you’ll want to choose devices for them that can contribute to your business, aside from an Internet connection.

Simplicity
You will need to make sure that your devices can easily operate the tasks that you need your workers to accomplish. For example, if you and your employees will mostly be using your mobile devices for checking and sending e-mails, composing documents, and sharing files, then you’ll want to make sure that these functions are as simple as possible for your workers to operate. Cut out any confusion by spending a few extra dollars on an intuitive device.

Dependability
One of the major downfalls of some devices is how unreliable they become after a short time. When purchasing your mobile devices, you’ll want to make sure to get quality tools that will not only last, but be dependable for a long while. You’ll also need to make sure that the mobile software sync well with your company’s software and that it’s just as reliable. Your mobile efforts will not reach their potential if your programs cannot keep up.

Protection
Finally, you’ll want to make sure that your company’s information is safe and secure on your mobile devices. Make sure the devices that you pick have strong password protection, and the ability to backup all of their data to your business’ system.

In order to make the commitment to integrate mobile technology into your business plan, you will need to devote time and effort into researching the available products, and how they match up with your business to maximize its potential. Make sure not neglect these four important technology specifications.

If technology is not a passion of yours, this research can be tiring, overwhelming, and boring. TMS has done the research, and can help you with your mobile technology integration. We will take the time to learn the needs of your company and offer the best suggested mobile devices available to fit your budget. Commit to making your technology work for your goals, not against them. Call 1 (626) 737-2960 to learn more!