The Business Market and Smartphones

Among corporate executives smartphones trail only laptop computers in prevalence, according to a survey of executives released by Forbes Insights in association with Google. The survey, “The Untethered Executive: Business Information in the Age of Mobility,” found that 82% of C-level and senior executives use a smartphone and 87% use laptops. Just 75% use desktop PCs.

The executives expect their smartphone usage to increase. Just 12% of respondents said their smartphone is their most frequently used device, but 46% expect to be using either a smartphone or Web-enabled tablet device most often within three years.
For the report, Forbes Insights interviewed 306 C-level and senior executives at U.S. companies with more than $500 million in annual revenue. The study is available at http://www.forbes.com/forbesinsights.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: