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Event Planning Technology: Past to Present

Event Planning Technology: Past to Present

The team at Fourth Wall Events loves technology and its use in event planning. While we normally cover current trends and look to the future, we’d like to take a moment to examine the history of event planning technology and how it’s changed over the years.

BizBash recently outlined some key technological features, showing where industry technology was, where it went, and where it is today:

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Bringing Mobile to the Office: The Benefits of Apps for Enterprise

Bringing Mobile to the Office: The Benefits of Apps for Enterprise

Lumi partner, QuickMobile, just came out with a thought-provoking ebook on “Going Mobile: A Planner’s Guide to Enterprise Meetings and Events,” which inspired me to delve further into the new mobile workforce. Keep reading for a few of my key takeaways on how mobile and apps can benefit companies, and check out QuickMobile’s ebook for more best practices.

Bringing Mobile to the Office

The workforce is going mobile. Forrester estimates that by next year 350 million workers will use smartphones – 200 of whom will take their own devices to the workplace.1 So, your employees are already coming to work every day with a mobile device chock-full of apps, are any of them helping drive your company’s objectives? They should be. There are several ways enterprises can utilize mobile to create better meetings, increase employee satisfaction, and improve internal communications.

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4 Technology Tips for Industry Professionals

Being in Business Development, I am consistently pushing myself and my team to come up with solid event management systems and innovative ideas to integrate technology into our everyday lives. One of our Core Values is Efficient Excellence and it’s important to us to stay on top of what’s going on in the world of technology. We consistently find websites and blogs, great smartphone apps, new ways to use social media, and systems that can streamline our processes.

So, based on my research and that of others, here are a few links that may just make your life a bit easier...

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