Is a tablet right for your business?
The media tablet is a phenomenon that has caught the attention of businesses regardless of size or industry. As the technology continues to pick up steam, many companies are now wondering whether tablets can benefit them.
The tablet is not a necessary tool for everyone. Though the mobile device is certainly on the top of many companies' most-wanted lists, purchasing one for each employee can be a costly decision.
Instead, a company should evaluate how a tablet would be beneficial. A number of elements can factor into this. For example, if the majority of a company's workforce sits behind desks day in and day out, tablets are probably unnecessary. On the other hand, employees who travel or telecommute frequently may find tablets more beneficial.
A company may also consider using tablets not for employees, but for customers. This is a trend that many organizations are latching onto. Museums, retailers and others are implementing tablets to provide patrons with more information and to enhance visits to brick-and-mortar locations.
Tablets are likely to continue finding favor in a number of businesses and in a range of industries. As the technology continues to mature, the applications for businesses will likely expand accordingly.