Shaping the future of business?
Business outsourcing and web based collaboration have taken off with a bang since the recession, with bold statements like ‘all you need is an iphone’ coming from the industry press.
Technology and Asia go together like a cup of tea and a digestive biscuit… it has some of the most eager countries in the world, raring to embrace change and technological advances, so it’s no wonder that this week, Yiew Voon Ngee, managing director at ABeam Consulting Singapore, has come forward and said that more and more businesses are asking for mobile based ERP software. (Read his full comments in the ZDNet blog)
According to a recent survey by Regus, nearly 40% of UK employees are trying to keep up with work in their holidays, spending an enormous 3 hours a day slogging away at their laptops and smartphones when they should be sunbathing and relaxing.
A key theme to emerge from the CFO Leadership Summit in Orlando this week was a genuine concern about the new spate of mobile apps. Many CFOs are apprehensive about the security and the limitations of the growing number of mobile financial reporting apps that are on the market at the moment.