Flexibility. Agility. Continuity. Every small business aspires to them. Every small business believes in them. And must-have mobile devices like laptops, tablets and smartphones are right in the frontline, making firms lighter on their feet and employees more responsive, proactive and productive – the very model of modern.
No wonder we’re always reading about the blurring lines between work and personal life. In reality, though, the boundary hasn’t just blurred – in many cases, it’s vanished altogether. Around half of us already use our personal mobile devices and PCs for work as well as play*, with the burgeoning ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) culture tolerated and even actively encouraged by businesses eager for the resulting cost savings and for the wider benefits flowing from a more flexible, more accessible, ‘constantly connected’ workforce.
LEFT TO THEIR OWN DEVICES
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