foot in the door

Get your foot in the door – Delay Repay

Do you or any of your colleagues travel by train?

Are you looking for a way to prove the value of mobile devices/sites whilst putting a few quid in your or your colleagues pocket?

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Get your foot in the door – Salary Calculator

If you’re struggling to implement mobile learning, it might be worthwhile adopting a different approach.

In this latest in a series of posts I share with you an app that could allow you to get your ‘foot in the door’ with ‘mobile’…

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I’m speaking at #DevLearn 12…

It appears that US conferences have a slightly different view of accepting vendors as speakers compared with the UK conference circuit, which meant that following my submission of a proposal to speak at DevLearn 2012 I was pleasantly surprised to be accepted as a speaker at this years conference.

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Get your foot in the door – over to you…

So folks, for the past few weeks I’ve been blogging about the value of taking a low cost, low risk approach towards implementing learning / performance support via mobile devices, by scouring the apps stores for any currently existing native apps that could add value to your business. Essentially ‘getting your foot in the door’ with regards to the use of mobile technologies.   I’ve received a small amount of feedback from some readers, (most recently from Mark Bradshaw in relation to the shift workers app) letting me know that they have, or will shortly be recommending some of the apps to their organisation. Hopefully many more of you will come back to this series as and when you/your organisation starts to think along these lines. As a parting post within this series for the time being, I’d like to introduce you to this tool www.quixey.com which acts as a search engine, but purely for apps. You don’t even have to know the name, just type in a vague description and see what happens. Best of luck! Image...

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Get your foot in the door – Leadership

Let’s be honest, Leadership programmes are a ‘must have‘ component of any successful organisation – (or so the many vendors who sell them will have you think) So if your organisation is conducting such a programme (or even if it isn’t, but is keen to develop it’s leaders) then you’ve got a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with the very people who are likely to have/will have a key role to play in any future decision making process around the use of mobile technologies. Why not take a look at these apps and consider whether you might want to direct your colleagues to them? GoodPractice Top Tips for Managers (iOS) – £1.49 Leadership Performance (Android) – £1.82 Inevitably there will be some people who do not have a mobile device and will bemoan the fact that you are offering their colleagues who do have a mobile device something that they themselves are unable to benefit from, or they will complain over the fact that the apps cost money – don’t let this put you off. Simply tell them to carry on using whatever tool or process they have always used – simples!!! And you know what? Even if people don’t opt for these apps, you may have just sewn the seeds for them to look for an alternative…. Good luck and let me know how you get on The blog post that started it all Image...

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Get your foot in the door – Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Let’s be honest, I think it’s fair to say that one of the biggest barriers to a whole sale adoption of mobile technologies is senior management. Which got me thinking about what sort of app you could recommend to them, to get your foot in their door. And then it dawned me; one of the things that senior managers do a LOT of (whether they actually need to or not) is travel (I think it’s a kudos thing for many of them) So I’ve taken a little wander around some of the app stores and found some travel related apps that I imagine will make their lives a lot easier when they are on their travels and of course if their lives are made easier by having a native app at their disposal, there’s a much better chance of them seeing the benefit of mobile technologies when you attempt to ‘get your foot in the door’ …… British Airways (iOS) – £FREE British Airways (Android) – £FREE IOS National Rail Planner - £4.99* Android National Rail Planner - £3.49* AA Breakdown and Traffic (iOS) – £FREE AA Breakdown and Traffic (Android) – £FREE * (I have actually downloaded and used this app myself, check out the reviews for my thoughts) Inevitably there will be some people who do not have a mobile device and will bemoan the fact that you are offering their colleagues who do have a mobile device something that they themselves are unable to benefit from, or they will complain over the fact that the apps cost money – don’t let this put you off. Simply tell them to carry on using whatever tool or process they have always used – simples!!! And you know what? Even if people don’t opt for these apps, you may have just sewn the seeds for them to look for an alternative…. Good luck and let me know how you get on The blog post that started it all Image...

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