Deskless Worker…What or Who Is It?

Yet another term to learn, first the Information Worker, now Deskless Worker… So what is a deskless worker? Think of the  ladies and gentleman that serve you cocktails and dinner, sell you jewelery and clothing, work on fishing boats, dole out $$$ to you in the bank, and in local hospitals etc… A deskless worker needs access to a computer when they need to check their work schedule, get critical or important communications from HR or learn more about the latest promotion. Microsoft Online Services new licensing for organizations to communicate with “deskless” employees, these services are provided by special licenses for Exchange online (email) and SharePoint Online (line of business information management). Below is a slide from a recent deck defining “Deskless Worker”

Slide for Deskless Workers

Slide for Deskless Workers

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