The concrete business deals with perishable products over distributed operations. Producers have to quickly move between labs, plants, and jobsites 24/7 to meet demands. Only now is technology enabling business processes to catch up with business needs.
Over the next 5 years, over 50 billion devices will come online and cloud computing will grow to a $241 billion business! Given the proliferation of mobile devices and cloud technologies, it's a matter of time before producer processes go fully mobile.