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.
With 65% of UK accountancy practices already using or planning to use cloud accounting software, Paul Haydock of DueCourse examines four reasons why SME owners should consider a cloud-based service
BDO has implemented data submission and extraction technology to improve efficiency and automate manual processes
Driving opportunity for all and empowering businesses for success are the key themes for the Sage Summit UK this year, which takes place on 5-6 April
Advanced has extended its West Midlands HQ following the creation of 200 jobs and planned hiring of a further 200 employees over the next nine months