How Has Mobile Technology Disrupted These Three Industries?

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 27-Apr-2017 12:00:38
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Mobile technology has become hugely disruptive for an array of industries, it’s revolutionising our society and the way in which we work. Here are three industries which are at the cutting edge of digital transformation and where mobile has become a key disrupter.

 

Banking

Mobile tech has been instrumental in disrupting the banking industry. Customers have grown accustomed to logging into their banking apps, managing money and making swift payments.

The competition is fierce in the banking industry and disruptive tech such as virtual banks is costing banks billions. Fintech is changing the banking world significantly and as a result, banks have started investing heavily in the trend.

The shortcomings of traditional banks have provided an opportunity for other providers to step in and provide a tailored experience. This has not gone unnoticed. Banks are aware of a growing need to adapt to the mobile banking environment.

Read our blog: How is Mobile Technology Driving Innovation in the Financial Sector?

 

Healthcare

The way in which clinical practice takes place has been transformed by mobile technology. There are a number of apps available to healthcare professionals which have led to improvements in time management, the accessibility of information, maintenance and access to health records.

Brands which focus on health, fitness or sport should look to leverage increased consumer interest in wearables. It’s a good idea to develop engagement strategies for acquiring more personal data and driving consumer behaviours towards wellness initiatives.

Read our blog: Unleashing the Digital Transformation Tide on the NHS

 

Education

Both the internet and mobile tech have improved access to education around the globe. No longer do students have to travel miles upon miles to attend school or college, thanks to the introduction of open education programmes.

The classroom has become much more collaborative and students are able to interact with course materials in a variety of ways. Through digital monitoring, teachers can identify who’s being active in class and instant feedback helps them identify their students’ individual strengths and weaknesses.

Education technology has effectively transcended school boundaries, as students can learn remotely and catch up on school news and information wherever they have a connected mobile device. Mobile and digital tech has provided a gateway through which students can continuously learn.

Read our blog: The Case For Digital Revolution in Education

 

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Healthcare, Finance