The Future of Mobile Computing for Business

Gain and Grasp Mobile Computing

Mobile devices are redefining the 21st century. And today, we are on the cusp of a mobile-first revolution which is also taking over how we conduct business transactions. Mobile computing entails the use of mobile devices in our daily transactions.

About 50% of consumers or end users now make use of mobile computing to carry out business transactions. Therefore, it should not be a surprise to know that the number of consumers using mobile computing is set to hit the 65% mark by 2025. So, what exactly is the future of mobile computing?

  • IoT gains more Traction – Mobile computing is the guiding force behind the IoT revolution. The future of mobile computing will push the IoT a step further and allow consumers to carry out remote transactions through automated actions. For example: instructing a Google Assistant to complete a purchase on a Google Home Max. To take advantage of this process, business will have to create apps for standalone mobile devices so customers can easily access the products or services offered.
  • Securing Customer Data – Mobile computing is also set to change how customers log in to their accounts. Recently, WhatsApp introduced the lock feature for its application. This feature allows users to make use of touch ID or facial ID to access the WhatsApp application. In the future, the need for other authentication apps will be obsolete since consumers will largely use facial ID or touch ID. Therefore, business owners will have to take into consideration these log in changes and integrate them into their online platforms or applications.

There are approximately 6.5 billion mobile devices and 2.5 billion people behind these devices. This shows just how far mobile computing has been widely accepted by the ordinary person. Although mobile computing will not totally replace the PC, it is only wise that business owners keep with the times by planning for the mobile revolution that is currently taking place.

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