Few businesses are being transformed as quickly and as massively as the drug-store industry. Much as today’s dominant pharmacy chains swept away the independent corner drug store a generation ago, trends based in healthcare, politics, technology and consumerism are rapidly reshaping its biggest surviving players, including Walgreens, Rite-Aid, CVS and the many other retailers, ranging from Walmart to Wegman’s, that also have pharmacy operations.
Every CEO knows they must have mobile-specific security policies to reduce security risks, particularly among those who bring their own devices to work; but how many CEOs are spearheading the direction of those policies, or even understand what their company’s policies are?
Tablets are a great tool for people in all kinds of work. Doctors can use their tablets to take notes while chatting with patients, entrepreneurs can use their tablet to stay up to date on the latest business news, and designers can showcase their portfolios to potential clients on a big-screen tab. With so many uses, many professionals are skipping their annual laptop upgrade in favor of getting a zippy new tablet. Planning on buying a new tablet for business this year? Here’s our guide to which tablets should be on your short list.
Few doubt that mobility will drive future operational efficiencies and new revenues across nearly every business sector. But to date, only a small group of early adopters are seeing a return on their investment. Despite slow payback, however, CEOs should be accelerating their mobile efforts, given the potential benefits.
Mobility is not just about building 'apps.' Like any transformative technology it requires a coherent strategy that the entire organization is equipped to carry out.
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