The installation of ACT into ACT pocket PC is quite simple.
You need the help of a wireless contact service like Handheld Contact, for example,
to enable wireless ACT to be transferred into your ACT pocket PC. You should
do the installation into your ACT pocket PC when you have the entire ACT! CRM information
together, and when it is most convenient. The two-way wireless sync ensures
that all the contacts, calendar items, notes, histories, to-do items and activities
on your ACT pocket PC are always reachable and updated.
Carrying an ACT pocket PC is like carrying an office with you. The features
include tracking and managing complete prospect and customer information, improving
your productivity and mobilizing your customer management. So if you have
ACT in your office, you can easily carry it in your ACT pocket PC, once you have
managed to install all your data in it.
How users benefit
With the help of any wireless sync service, it is possible to access accurate and
current ACT data anytime and anywhere on your ACT pocket PC. It is possible
for you to call and email ACT contacts from your ACT pocket PC. Since your
updated data is stored directly on your ACT pocket PC, there is no need for you
to depend on any cellular coverage for your information. On your ACT pocket PC you
can enter contacts, schedule activities, log notes and histories for emails.
There is an automatic time-stamping. Besides, you can take notes directly
on your ACT pocket PC, without using any pen and paper and then go through the process
of data entry.
Having an ACT pocket PC helps you to share data with your employees and collaborate
with them. Besides, if there are multiple users there are more ACT sync privileges.
If several people use the ACT pocket PC in a company, it is possible to centrally
monitor and change sync settings. In this way one can add an unlimited number
of users as well.
In the long run, the acquisition of ACT pocket PCs for the employees definitely
increases their work productivity. First of all, contact with all employees
increases and time with the customers and time in the field increases as well.
Also, if each employee has all the data on his ACT pocket PC, then he does not depend
on the office data. In the existing infrastructure of the company, there is no problem
of integration if each employee carries his ACT pocket PC. The employees require
no training to learn the usage of an ACT pocket PC and installation is easy.
The cost of the usage of an ACT pocket PC is predictable because you can ensure
that you pay only for the users whom you need. You can have a fixed subscription
model which you require for your business, and know exactly how much the company
has to pay for the usage of each ACT pocket PC. Besides, you are bound to
get free product upgrades and notifications. You can get installation support
from the Service Company and also access to toll free and online technical support.
Through Microsoft ActiveSync it is possible for you to synchronies your ACT data
directly in your ACT pocket PC. Having an ACT pocket PC in indeed the fastest
and easiest way to access and update your ACT information.
First of all, it is possible to synchronize over 30 predefined contact fields
with your ACT pocket PC and up to 20 notes and history items for each contact.
This means that you carry all your customer information with you wherever you go.
When you create new notes and activities, you can immediately add them to your list
in the ACT pocket PC during your next sync. In this way you can be sure that
all the contact information is up to date for your next visit.
With an ACT pocket PC you need not call office for any information again.
All your contacts in your ACT pocket PC and all your task lists and reminders are
linked to your contacts, so you are never far away from the full history of your
dealings with that contact.
Using your ACT pocket PC, you can view all the activities like your meetings etc,
in the task list. Once you complete these activities on your ACT pocket PC,
they will be automatically cleared. You can edit the tasks including alarms
and notes and synchronize changes. You can integrate seamlessly with ACT 6.0
while synchronizing your data directly through Microsoft ActiveSync. With
your ACT pocket PC you will always have all your ACT information in the palm of
your hand, whether you are sitting in the office, at home or on the move.