4 tech must-haves for your mobile office
Everything changes when you trade in your desktop for a laptop and your office for a hotel room.
Sometimes this is for the better: You’re liberated from your cubicle and free to go where your work takes you.
But sometimes things change for the worse. Productivity suffers when you’re in an unfamiliar place. The way a laptop keyboard cramps your hands is sometimes enough to keep you from getting the job done right.
Here are four technology “must-haves” for the mobile office, plus some tools that can boost your productivity while you’re away.
The Right Software
It isn’t just downloading the necessary applications onto your laptop or PDA, it’s also knowing whether the programs are suited to a mobile office. Is your email program built for the road or adapted from a bigger application meant for a corporate network? Do the programs work together on your laptop or do they freeze when your processor gets busy?
These considerations can become big issues when you’re travelling. That’s something Tab Stone, a doctor from Los Angeles, knows all too well. He installed a new email program…