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The Spanish SME bet by the technologies of mobility in spite of the crisis
13 April 2012
48% of the Spanish SME used technologies of mobility in 2011 to optimise his business processes and improve his competitiveness, registering a growth interanual of 12,4%, even in moments of crisis, with increases more or less remarkable depending on each sector. Like this it gives off of the Special Technologies of Mobility elaborated by Fundetec and the General Steering of Industry and of the SME (DGIPYME), that has presented today in Madrid and is available in www.fundetec.es.
It treats of a publication attaches to the Report ePyme 2011 that analyses the availability and use of the different technologies and services based in mobility by part of the SMEs of the logistical sectors, hotelero, rural tourism, retail trade, craftsmanship, agroalimentario, installers of telecommunications and engineering of query. In this edition has decided award a special treatment to these technologies given his increasing leadership like key tool in the processes of business of the companies.
According to the report, the degree of adoption of technologies of mobility by part of the SME is directly related with the level of use of the Technologies of the Information in general and with the own nature of the business. Like this, the sectors more tecnificados present a greater use of mobile applications, being the most advanced the logistical sector, with 95% of employees that have of tools of mobility, followed of the sector agroalimentario (77%), the installers of telecommunications (75%) and the engineering of query (74%). The exception is the sector hotelero, that in spite of being the most technological second according to the Report ePyme 2011 does not stand out in this area by the scarce mobility of his employees.
The study identifies the availability and use of different mobile devices: basic mobile telephone, mobile with connection to Internet, intelligent telephone or smartphone, notebook (small portable computer) and tablet PC (portable that allows to take notes on the screen). Again, the mobiles with greater functionalities concentrate in the logistical sector, where the smartphone has reached a penetration of 94%, registering a growth of 49% in a year, the elder of all the sectors. Nevertheless, this device is the one who more has grown in 2011 in all the sectors.
The presence of the notebook is more minoritary, although it also has grown very notably in the logistical sector, situating in 75% of penetration, 55% more than in 2010. The rest of sectors situate underneath of 37%, percentage that corresponds to the installers of telecommunications. More inferior is the penetration of the tablet PC, whose maximum percentage corresponds again to the logistical sector (38%, 23 points more than in 2010), whereas in the rest does not surpass 23%, that corresponds to the sector agroalimentario.
No all the employees that have of tools of mobility have them integrated cheese cheese with the systems of the company to be able to access to his files, databases and other corporate tools, of the same way that if they were in the job centre, in spite of that this repercute in a greater productivity and saving of time and travel. Once again, it is the logistical sector the one who presents greater integration of corporate systems (79%), followed to some distance of the engineering of query (51%) the installers of telecommunications (49%) and the sector agroalimentario (48%).