Gen Z still needs to be productive, generating content, and entering data with the computers they use. A larger screen, a keyboard and full suite of utilities. There is a reason why computers inherited the Qwerty keyboards of type writers. They are fast. They are easy and even hunt and peck style typists will beat out a screen tapper.
I use a touch screen laptop and have for seven years now. At best it replaces the touch pad on my computer. The keyboard is still how I do the bulk of my job.
Please don't misconstrue practicality for resistance to change.
All that said, Tablets and smartphones are great informational and communication tools, support them!
I'd give every tech and operator a good tablet for technical documents.
The silly paging system in my facility is what BYOD phones need to be replaced by.
That is just the start of the list.
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