Remaining competitive in the current landscape requires speed, agility, control and visibility; as such, designers are no different than the rest of the workforce, they seek anywhere, anytime, any device access to the files and programs that drive their work functionality. On the other hand, designers need to manage massive amounts of data but don’t want to deal with bulky equipment and messy cable connections. This is where the cloud-based solutions can play a key role.
A recent study shows that 87% of small businesses report that the cloud-based solutions offer them a competitive advantage, by enabling them to go to market faster and increase productivity amongst their mobile workforce. Even the US government believes in the cloud; to the degree that they have set aside $2.5 billion to invest in the cloud through 2016.
Let’s take a look at some benefits of cloud-based solutions for professional designers:
Most designers see the major advantage of the cloud as being able to work outside the office, yet remain in constant contact. What do you think are the key advantages of cloud-based solutions for professional designers?