"Let 'Em Loose": The Case for a Mobile Workforce

Moore, Andy
November 2014
KM World;Nov/Dec2014 Supplements, Vol. 23, Special section pS2
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on mobile workforce. Topics discussed by the author include the impact of the mobile workforce to the interaction among colleagues, the evolution of the mobile application development, and how mobile application can change the way people work and live. Comment from Mark Dixon, founder and chief executive of multinational corporation Regus, and Peter High, reporting for "Forbes" magazine, are presented.


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