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Discuss impact that powerful handheld computers will have on management consulting

Provide an analysis of the impact that powerful handheld computers will have on management consulting.

How do you see the powerful little computers impacting how managers and consultants do business?
What additional uses do you think will come available?"

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Provide an analysis of the impact that powerful handheld computers will have on management consulting.

Reference: Palm, Inc.: PricewaterhouseCoopers and Palm to deliver mobile- enabled enterprise solutions to Global 2000 clients. M2 Presswire [Coventry] 26 June 2001: 1.

PricewaterhouseCoopers and Palm have successfully conducted a deployment program, Palm@Enterprise, which "mobilized" various business functions within Palm. The mobile-enabled environment allows a secure and stable channel for Palm employees to access a personalized portal with corporate email and calendar functions, as well as enterprise systems using Palm handhelds. "We view mobile business as an entirely new way of capitalising on enterprise systems, enabling greater overall work force effectiveness," said Marilyn Stemper, PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting Services partner focused on mobile business initiatives. "The combination of our extensive consulting capabilities and relationships with wireless network operators worldwide, coupled with Palm's innovative technologies, allows us to help clients quickly realize the benefits of a mobile enabled enterprise." "Palm is executing on its strategy to deliver secure, mobile solutions to large organizations," said Carl Yankowski, chief executive ...

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