The study of 200 companies across Europe into m-commerce trends shows the PDA rivals the portable PC in usage for the manufacturing and retail industries. And the service industry places great importance on mobile phones and PDAs, as employees and customers tend to be on the move.
In the UK and Netherlands the greater functionality of the PDA is enabling it to gain ground on the mobile phone, while Germany and Sweden both show an increasing usage of PDAs as an m-commerce device.
However, respondents still view speech recognition systems that support enterprise applications sceptically, due to the technology’s current inflexibility and unreliability.
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
Barclays has partnered with accounting software company Xero to provide businesses with access to transaction data through its direct feed.
Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia