Smarter Staff
Smarter Writer

This article has been written by the Smarter Business™ Staff Writers

Smarter Staff
Smarter Writer

This article has been written by the Smarter Business™ Staff Writers

Highlights
  • Move as much of your business online and into the cloud as possible, so it’s accessible from outside the office.
  • Multiple devices can be used to work on the go, including smartphones, tablets and laptops.
  • Mobile apps such as Office365, Spark and BlueJeans allow you to work with staff when you’re away from the office.
  • Plan how to take your business on the road with our free e-book: The Office in your Pocket

Business technology has become a bit of a maze, with so many considerations and options available that it’s very easy for a small business to become lost. And with more workers hoping to embrace mobile technology, a common question is, “Where do I start?”

Modern business doesn’t stand still. You’re constantly moving – going places, meeting people – and that means your work should travel with you.

Three women use a tablet in a gallery space. Download the Smarter Business e-book to learn how to put the office in your pocket.

Whether you’re checking email on the morning commute or finalising contracts in a client meeting across town, modern business is about being connected in as many places as possible – without compromising the quality of your work or the limits of your access.

The benefits of mobile business are many. Maybe your team is more productive when on the road and not constantly returning to the office to complete their admin or attend internal meetings. Maybe you need to stay on top of the business’s day-to-day activities, even when you’re intercity, interstate or even international. Or maybe you simply like the freedom to work from coffee shops and co-working spaces, wherever is comfortable and convenient.

E-book download: The office in your pocket

Our e-book – The office in your pocket – is your guide to untethering the business from the desk. Find out what to consider when creating your own mobile business strategy; learn about some of the technologies that can help you to implement it; and discover how going mobile has created a powerful competitive advantage for some other small businesses.

Originally published November 6th, 2017. Updated March 4, 2019.    

Plan how to take your business on the road with our free e-book: The Office in your Pocket.
Download nowPlan how to take your business on the road with our free e-book: The Office in your Pocket.

Man using tablet in stockroom
Business IQ
Business IQ
The fundamentals of online security planning

Protecting your business online requires more than set-and-forget antivirus software. In an increasingly digital world, planning and strategy are key for keeping your business ...

Man using tablet in stockroom
Productivity
Productivity
Your 5-step guide to digitising your business

Kickstart your business’s digital transformation with our quick guide. Discover the five essential steps that can help your business thrive online in 2021 and beyond.

Hacker working on a laptop
Business IQ
Business IQ
What it's like to be hacked: 2 businesses tell their stories

We uncover the financial, reputational and emotional impacts faced by two small Aussie businesses that have been victims of an online attack.

Secure payment on a mobile phone
Business IQ
Business IQ
3 ways to show customers you’re keeping their data secure

Give customers every reason to shop with you by showing them your business is secure online.