The TOKN Mobility platform not only supports users in allowing them to perform transactional data but can also collect aggregated results of that information and deliver it into the hands of the decision makers who will use it to validate if their strategies are in fact working, or to measure the real time progress of work on the ground.
As part of the asset verification process which we implemented, we not only created the application to perform the job, but we also created a dashboard to provide visibility for management to see the progress in real time.
Centrally designed and immediately rolled out to iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
The best part, no additional licensing costs are required.
There use cases are endless, we are currently busy with another showing key information to the person who requires it to track status of work orders.
As is common in the I.T industry, there is always a new buzzword which is trending and being used at all the conferences. Even for those of us already working in the Industry, it is sometimes difficult just to keep up. The rate at which change is happening is both frightening and exciting at the same time.
Mobility is not a new concept at all, on the personal front the mobile device is already the primary communication medium for all things social. Managing a device on a personal front is very simple, but what happens in a corporate environment? If that same personal device is used to perform tasks on a corporate level, that is when the questions arise.
This is where I see the industry sitting at this point in time. Many companies are now only embarking on a mobile journey and many of them are failing to ask the fundamental questions:
For those who have watched the hollywood movie, "Minority Report", that is another example perhaps still a way off before realisation.
Where I can see it going in the nearer term though is concentrated in the transportation and medical industries. Driverless cars are already a reality, those same cars communicating with other cars in proximity and eventually in the greater scheme of things. Now imagine we take it a step further. You need to go across town to an important meeting. You tell your driverless car that you are in a hurry and it immediately accesses the traffic data to find the fastest route taking the following into account and bearing in mind that the least congested route might not in fact be the fastest: