Mobile Business: Tablets mean business

Tablets have quickly gone from being seen as a consumer plaything to having a real role in today's workplace, writes Dick O'Brien.

4th March, 2012
Mobile Business: Tablets mean business
Citrix found that a widening array of devices are now being used by workers, including personal smartphones and tablets.

When tablets first arrived on the marketplace, they were marketed with tasteful images of people lounging around at home, browsing media-rich apps.

However, the tablet has quickly moved beyond that niche and is beginning to appear in a greater number of business roles. The most obvious application is as a slimmer, lighter - and sometimes cheaper - laptop replacement for those mobile business users who don't find themselves hammering the keyboard and instead use their...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago