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Mobile Technology; Embracing a new paradigm

The way that we live, work and play has changed beyond recognition – with mobile technology at its heart. An ever increasing range of low-cost, highly sophisticated devices have flooded the consumer market, and began percolating into the corporate space.  Innovative businesses are starting to discover and exploit the exciting new opportunities offered by mobile technology, including the strong case for deploying mobile apps.

Looking to the future, how will the next generation of mobile devices, such as wearables impact businesses? Wearables have begun to gain traction in the consumer space, just like smartphone and tablets, they offer rich functionality which have potential to be harnessed within a variety of use cases to transform business practices.

We are delighted to be joined by Steve Reynolds who will map the mobile technology landscape, before opening up to a discussion with the audience about how to devise and implement a future proof mobile strategy.

The Bolton LIVE@ Event is free to attend and contains a number of sessions for you to benefit from. This session will be taking place in our Product Workshop Zone. To register your place or for full details, please visit the Events section of the Evolution Knowledge Centre, contact Sue Housego on 01628 488900 or email


About Steve Reynolds

Managing director of TBS Enterprise Mobility and president of the Mobile Data Association

In a career in the mobile industry now spanning over 25 years, Steve Reynolds has carved-out a reputation as a leading figure in enterprise mobility.

In the late 1980s Steve spearheaded landmark mobile projects for blue chip companies, which redefined how technology could be used by businesses.  Steve was an early innovator of mobile solutions for field service, and a pioneer of enterprise mobility– which was then an emerging sector.

Steve established mobile workforce management firm, TBS Enterprise Mobility, in 1993. The company’s innovative TaskMaster platform is now used by 30,000 fieldworkers internationally.  As MD of TBS, Steve engages at board-level with leading organisations around the world, working to drive innovation through a partnership ethos.

Steve is passionate about mobile technology; it’s potential to transform businesses and enable them to overcome challenges. Steve strategically advises large scale and often complex global mobile deployments, which may include multiple business units and several languages, spread across different countries.  Steve has become renowned for leading best practice and continually striving to set the new industry benchmark.

Throughout his career, Steve has continued to play a key role in shaping the mobile industry. Steve has guided key governmental organisations and MPs on progressing mobile implementations on a national level, involved with major events including the 2012 Olympics.

A formidable driving force for change, Steve has brought together senior leaders from mobile network providers to collaborate on delivering pivotal mobile initiatives. Another of the significant projects which Steve has played a figurative role in, was in the roll-out of the first text message system for large scale charity fundraising events.

As an esteemed industry thought-leader, Steve is frequently called upon to provide expert insight by top analyst and research firms; often being cited in whitepapers. Steve also acts as an investment consultant on multimillion-pound technology budgets for NGOs and corporate entities.

A prolific public speaker, Steve delivers insightful and dynamic talks on the latest issues impacting enterprise mobility at prominent events around the world. Steve is also well versed in providing commentary for the media, appearing on BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 Live, with by-lined articles in the trade press.  Steve’s personal blog, Enterprise Mobility World, gets thousands of hits every month.

Outside of the office, Steve is an avid cyclist. In June 2014, Steve cycled 500km from London to Paris to raise money for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.