Virtual offices have made it incredibly easy to work from locations outside of the physical office space. Most people using a virtual office will work from home, or perhaps some kind of shared space. However there are a lot of different types of problems if you have a business that requires you to be on the go — can you work as effectively on a plane or train as you can at home?
When you choose a virtual office package, there are plenty of options in terms of handling calls and post — but what about the practical applications of being completely mobile? You could take a laptop on a train or a plane, but what about using mobile devices like tablets and phones?
In this post we will determine how the modern era of mobile devices can be a great way to be even more mobile in a virtual office.
First Off — Is Mobile Really Ready For Work?
Like we said in the beginning of this post, you can easily bring a laptop to most places and use it for work. But, they are not as mobile as we once felt. The convenience of a high end smartphone or tablet really rivals the basic business laptops in terms of accessibility.
The era of smartphones has meant that there are a lot of ways a business can make use of such devices for work purposes. Reasons that mobile is now ready for work include:
- Power — The processing capabilities, not to mention the battery life of mobile devices makes them ideal for work — with many manufacturers focussing on powerful performance. Roger Cheng, executive editor for CNET, wrote in…. Continue reading →