Board members, executives and other professionals have seen the way they communicate and exchange information rapidly change in the last two decades. In person meetings and paper board books have been replaced with email chains, text messages and other online tools.
As recently as ten years ago, smartphones and tablets seemed like something straight out of science fiction. Now they are as important to people’s personal and business lives as coffee and sleep. Mobile devices have become main stream necessities – and as such, they change the way that we do business. Ericcson and Cisco estimates that there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020.