Mobile tech now seen as “fourth utility”

Despite this fact, 28 per cent of mid-sized UK businesses don’t have a mobile strategy in place and 30 per cent are without a continuity strategy for loss of internet access. In the brave new world of four utilities, the lack of a strategic basis for ensuring, securing and maximising mobility is a high risk strategy.

Vanquishing data decay

In the UK, data decay remains one of the biggest challenges for businesses with poor data, draining the average company about £4.9m annually. In a typical year 1.2m of the UK population will move, 600,000 people will die, a quarter of a million people will move to the UK and the Royal Mail will make more than half a million address changes to PAF (its Postcode Address File of 29m UK addresses).