Contents<br />3 Definition<br />4 Features<br />5 Question<br />6 Productivity<br /> 7 Communication in work<br /> 8 Social Engagement<br /> 9 Education<br />10 Research<br />11 Statistics<br />12Conclusion<br />
What is a smart phone ?<br />It is a device.<br />It allows you to make phone calls.<br />Contains personal digital assistant features.<br />Has ability to send and receive e-mail.<br />Can edit office document .<br />
“Research has found that smart phones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement, and have an effect in education”. Do you agree with this statement? <br />No<br />
Productivity <br />Because of us productivity has increased. Hip! Hip!, Hurray!<br /><ul><li>Smart phones allow instructions to be passed easily.
Enabling the worker to perform tasks perfectly according to instructions.
In terms of service providing firms, whose productivity is based upon services.
Prevents stock decline since smart phones allow stock checking.
Therefore productivity will always be on boom point.
Reduced time wasting since instructions can be confirmed through a call other than walking 5 kilometers to confirm an instruction.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Allows firms to be contacted by customers.
Allows other branches to contact the headquarters.
Enables sending of messages within the firm, e.g. employees alerting each other of a meeting to take place.
Employees can also report to their managers, directors and employers.
Allows employees to be accessible.</li></ul>Communication in work<br />whhaaaaaat!<br />John! Type all 1000 letters<br />
<ul><li> Smart phones allow access to social networks
Allowing communication with friends, e.g. through facebook.
Enables people to be updated about upcoming social events through its ability to access the internet.
Allows people to know what is happening in their community through the news e.g. factors that might affect their social lives.</li></ul>Social engagement<br />People look at me lustfully, wishing ,they could make social lives better like me………….. Well my secret is .…..the Smartphone!!! <br />
<ul><li> Smart phones are of greater efficiency to students!
Allow students to type their assignments and send them to lecturers through mail
Also smart phones enable students to view video teachings because of their ability to play videos.</li></ul>Education<br />
<ul><li>Deon Liebenberg, Regional director for sub Saharan Africa said ”Enterprises should now be looking at what smart phones mean for their business in a more strategic and holistic fashion”.
75% of South Africa already deployed smart phones within their organizations.
Basing from report from mobile corporation in South Africa 2010, there is a rise in the use of smart phones in corporate South Africa, beyond general consumer use.
Mobility is essential for businesses that want to be competitive
Web adress:www.Itnewsafrica.com .(accessed 30 march 2011)</li></ul>Research <br />
Graph shows increase in use and basically showing dominance of smart phones and approving of their significance.<br />Statistics<br />
Conclusion<br />Conclusively, to a higher extent smart phones are a fundamental item in the globe.<br />However, to a lesser extent they can be of distraction sometimes, but are of greater importance in:<br /> organizations<br />Social engagement<br />Communication in work<br />Education<br />
So you do not want your boss or lecturer shouting at you because of the instruction in the e-mail you did not follow or do ……….. Buy a smart phone!!!!!!<br />