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Mobility: From the 1940’s World War to SharePoint 2013

If mobility is the new mantra for business collaboration, how can a widely used unified platform like SharePoint afford to miss mobility in their concept of collaboration? Let’s see how the latest release of SharePoint 2013 helps mobile users.

World War II – Mobility & Motorola

The most notable impact of mobility in collaboration concept dates back to the 1940s during World War II when Motorola designed a two way walkie-talkie for the U.S army. Amid destruction and chaos, Motorola’s Handie-Talkie SCR536 portable two-way radio became an icon of the war.

Then, in 2007, the great Apple’s iPhone sprawl began with its easy to navigate, intuitive features powered by touch screen capability to mark a new wave of mobile apps that spearheaded the revolution of enterprise mobility. Today, mobility has evolved to an extent that an enterprise can’t afford to ignore it.

Mobility & SharePoint 2013

Mobility has become an inseparable component of collaboration across an organization. In fact, it has become a strategic component of many organizations as they are constantly exploring innovative mobile solutions that can drive their business revenue up by boosting workforce productivity. The importance of mobility is rooted in the fact that organizations want their workers to stay connected and operate from anywhere using any devices, thereby becoming more efficient and productive in managing their tasks. If mobility is the new mantra for business collaboration, how can a widely used unified platform like SharePoint afford to miss mobility in their concept of collaboration? Let’s see how the latest release of SharePoint 2013 helps mobile users.

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