Working remotely has become a standard part of business today. Whether team members are on-site with clients, visiting other company offices, or just logging in from home, mobile technology lets them be just as productive as when they’re in the home office.And when you factor in global offices and distributed workforces, it’s clear that mobile work has even more growth ahead of it. In fact, IDC projects that the worldwide mobile worker population will hit more than 1.3 billion by 2015 — a 130% increase since 2010.
Savvy companies know that supporting the flexibility to work outside the office leads to productive, happy employees. But that’s often easier said than done. For all its advantages, mobile work does create some real challenges — especially when it comes to collaboration, communication, and data security.
So how do you give employees the mobility they need, while ensuring they stay productive and protected?
Our new guide, 5 strategies for empowering mobile workers and distributed teams, addresses just that. From choosing the right communication technology and creating a mobile-friendly culture, to protecting company data on mobile devices, this guide can help organizations large and small build a foundation for supporting workers on the go.