The technology that drives many cell phones today can make one’s life run smoother at work and home. The average phone has moved way beyond a device to just make phone calls. Today’s phones can run powerful scheduling programs, catalog thousands of contact’s information and allow work on business documents. These devices allow people to take their business anywhere.
Many phones allow the synchronization of an electronic calendar between a computer and the hone or mobile device. This not only allows one to keep their schedule with them at all times but new appointments can be set and broadcast to the phone by an assistant. Shared calendars allow others to see appointments on one person’s schedule. An assistant in an office can make new appointments for an executive in the field very easily. The assistant can tell from the calendar what availibility and geographic constraints the person has. This allows the person in the field to make efficient use of their time with appointments set that are close together in location and time.
The ability to have thousands of names and contacts on one mobile device is extremely valuable for anyone on the go. Tremendous amounts of time can be saved because contacts can be located by many criteria including name, company, industry or location. A person that is traveling does not have to open a phone book or take time with directory assistance when they need to contact a person on their list. Another advantage to using a system like this involves being able to share someone elses contact information w