Most Businesses Still Don’t Budget for Mobile Technology

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The use of mobile technology has likely helped to improve your business in many ways, but are you saving room in your budget for it? Probably not, according to a new study from accounting solutions provider Sage North America.

Businesses in the construction, food and beverage; and manufacturing and distribution industries overwhelmingly agreed that mobile technology has positively impacted their businesses, the study reported. However, the vast majority of those businesses are simply purchasing mobile solutions when they need them, without setting an annual budget for them.

In the manufacturing and distribution sector, 74% of those surveyed said they do not set a budget for mobile technology, even though 51% of business owners in the industry reported using mobile devices and applications to access work-related materials while they’re away from the office. In addition, 72% of manufacturing and distribution businesses felt that mobile technology positively impacts customer service Read more…

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