Mobile software

Microsoft Bets 7.2 Billion On Mobile With Nokia

It’s been a major week for the technology industry with the Verizon and Microsoft news. I thought I’d share my recent my recent post on Forbes about the Nokia Device Business acquisition. Microsoft rocked the mobile industry when it announced...

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4 Components Of A Successful Mobile Strategy

CIOs face a landscape where mobile technologies and cloud computing are changing what we connect, where corporate data lives and how we transact business. It’s no surprise that in our last survey of 257 IT leaders that these trends topped...

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Can IBM Help IT Deliver Mobile First Enterprise Apps?

IBM made a big splash at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona with it’s IBM MobileFirst announcement.  The new mobile portfolio combines security, analytics and app development software, with cloud-based services and optional development and integration professional services. All of the...

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Lopez Research Rates Blackberry 10 As Enterprise & Consumer Ready

At today’s Blackberry 10 launch,  Thorsten Heins, RIM’s President and CEO, launched the event by discussing RIM’s journey. “We have been on a journey to transformation” of RIM’s business and brand. “A journey that will translate the business from mobile...

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Mobile Application Development: Trends to Look For In 2012

Enterprise mobile application development is on the IT agenda for 2012, but several questions remain.  What apps should be available on smartphones and are those applications appropriate for tablets?  How much of an app should be available on the mobile...

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AT&T’s Donovan speaks on innovating for the future

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the AT&T analyst day in New Jersey. Mobility was one of three main pillars that were discussed during the event including network sourcing and everything as a service.  At each AT&T event,...

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RIM’s fighting back but needs to dominate the next generation of mobile software

Last week Research In Motion announced earnings. While the company grew Blackberry shipments 43% over fiscal 2010, its earnings failed to impress the street. Its shares fell at least 10% on what Wall Street considered a weak outlook. The move...

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Good news – Amazon to launch a mobile app store

With the success of  Apple’s app store, everyone has jumped on the bandwagon. All of the major operating system platforms have launched a store . Platform vendors such as Apperian and MobileIron have enabled some form of app catalog and...

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My visit to Sprint’s new M2M Collaboration Center

Yesterday, I visited the grand opening of the Sprint M2M collaboration center in Burlingame, CA. The idea is to create an environment where you can both roll up your sleeves to build solutions as well as visit to learn about whats...

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PrivacyStar launches for Android

In April 2010,  I had the pleasure of meeting with Jeff Stalnaker, CEO & President of  First Orion, at RIM’s Wireless Enterprise Symposium in Orlando. The company is the maker of PrivacyStar, a privacy application that provides call blocking and the...

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