Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: The Mobile Worker: An Inside Look
By Don Reisinger | Posted 08-29-2012
There's no denying that mobile products have dramatically altered the ways in which live and work. Far too many of are sleeping with our smartphones. And we're betting that most of you can't even stop working on vacation. For employers, such enterprise mobility has proven extremely beneficial. Now, companies can get hold of employees wherever they might be. And although device costs go up, the revenue gains that can be derived from improved productivity make it all worthwhile. The hotel chain Four Points by Sheraton recently commissioned a survey, conducted by Studylogic, LLC, to determine how business travelers are using mobile devices - and how these products are impacting their lives. It's an interesting take and sheds some real light on how mobile-crazed we really are. Studylogic surveyed via telephone 6,000 businessmen and businesswomen across the globe who travel away from home for business at least once a year. The survey received 1,000 responses from each of the following six countries: the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, India and Brazil. Interviews were conducted between March 1-March 31, 2012. Here are 11 highlights.