Enterprise Mobility: 1 key to Business Success?

Businesses are becoming more tech-savvy today than at any time in their history. The recession of 2008 and subsequent development of mobile technology has brought with it greater workplace mobility. The corporation of 2017 is unlike those who entered the new millennium.

Information Technology for most businesses has evolved. Web and smart-phone apps have taken off across the globe. Even sales assistants are using smart-phone apps to check stock levels or place new orders. For industries such as transport, logistics, shipping, airlines, and emergency services this means being more connected, tracing shipments etc. Everyone is now connected and traceable 24 * 7. Companies have know where their deliveries are and when shipment are expected to arrive.  

Each industry is making demands about cost effectiveness. It starts at keeping in touch with staff, is enhanced with the capability of optimising routes to save on fuel costs. This is only part of business becoming better informed. Businesse…

Computers, Software and Helping Organise our Lives!

Originally Published on "Isn't IT A Wonderful World" September 28th 2007. This is adapted from the original.

Organise our Lives
In thinking about organising myself over many years I developed a philosophy which enabled me to work through my outstanding task list and chase people at the appropriate time and be driven by overall priorities. When discussing this with a colleague recently he told me “Sound’s like David Allen’s Getting Things Done” also known under a dreaded three letter acronym of GTD.

Well knock me down with a feather it was – perhaps I should have written it down as I developed it, then I could have published the book and gained fame/infamy. It did not take me much to be convinced (although I still think David Allen’s method a little quirky in places – but that is not for here). With time my thinking is that we have to make some of the things we do more automated.

Intelligent Software
My point is: software is growing more intelligent as time passes. It has…