What You Need to Set Up a Mobile Office

Setting up a mobile office lets your employees work anywhere and be on top of everything, all the time. We have a few tips on taking your business mobile, with ease.

There are many reasons to help your employees go mobile. They enjoy greater flexibility to complete jobs, receive updates and respond to clients. Studies also show that greater autonomy promotes greater productivity both quality and quantity-wise. Once you decide to empower your employees by setting up a mobile office, your next step is providing the tools.

Mobility Basics

Most mobile offices begin with a notebook PC, which can be transported easily wherever work needs to be done. However, there is a better option for remote working.

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Stay on the Move with Ease

In addition to a mobility device, you may want to consider these options:

  • A mobile printer, so you can print material from your laptop
  • A USB drive (also called a jump, flash or thumb drive) on which you can back up the data that’s on your laptop, transfer the data to other computers and share files with other people
  • Mobile Internet Access so you can work on the move. Having a data plan of some kind ensures your employees will be connected at all times.
  • Explore many online software and web services that allow you to cut down on the hardware needed. For instance, you can use Dropbox1 to provide free online storage and quick file sharing between your employees.
  • A mobile phone or VoIP phone that can keep you connected to the office and customers
  • Online fax services such as efax1 and Innoport1 (These links will take you to an external website), which allow you to send faxes as e-mail

Setting up an effective mobile office is easy and allows your employees flexibility in completing their duties. The tools should just follow some simple rules – easy-to-use and lightweight. Soon enough, you will be able to work any time and anywhere you want.

As technology improves, it’s easier to stay on the go. Learn more about business PCs with the new 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors and see which ones would best suit your needs for your mobile office.

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