In the past
year, I’ve written a lot about new technology. Mostly, I’ve focused on security
products and the rapidly changing technology within that arena. We’ve talked
about how important it is to change your business strategy to keep up with the
newest equipment. But there’s another growing trend that we need to heed and
that’s personal technology tools and how these products can be used to improve
sales, efficiency and presentations.
tablets are the hottest new device in the electronic communication market,
according to NPD In-Stat, a statistical research firm. Tablet use over the past
year has begun to crossover from the consumer world into the workplace. NPD’s research confirms that the most common
uses are for email/calendar management, note-taking and presentations.
This means a
tablet could make sense for your staff meetings, explaining new installation
practices to your technicians or providing updated presentations to your sales
staff. Using the newest technology for
day-to-day work management and communications makes sense, regardless of the
size of your company.
you do? ESA recommends that any tool
which helps improve how your company operates is a good one. For that reason, it’s logical to look at what
new devices and applications are available and consider how they could be
useful to you and your employees, both for internal communications and dealing
with potential customers and other external stakeholders.