What is that next step? Look no further than what technologists refer to as SoMoClo (social, mobile, cloud, or the dreadful « mocial »). While enterprises may have been the first to push and adopt the cloud, consumers have done likewise with the rise of social computing. And everybody is mobile.
The infographic below shows « three generations » of mobile phones in the workplace and ponders what could come next.
The first generation is fairly simple. BlackBerries in the workplace dominated from about 1999 (from the CEO’s office) until 2007 (when the original iPhone was released).
In 2012, BlackBerries are no longer the de facto phone you find in office settings, and not many people still carry two cellphones in their bags, one for work, one for personal use. The norm now is one phone – and it can do just about everything.
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