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Jan 28 2013

What would it take to convince you to ditch your iPhone?

What would it take to convince you to ditch your iPhone? Mobile Only: Week 47 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Apple’s stock prices have fallen quite dramatically recently. Share price has fallen so much, from $702 USD [...]
Jan 7 2013

What CES SHOULD Say About Wearable Devices (But Probably Won’t)

What CES SHOULD Say About Wearable Devices (But Probably Won’t) Coming up to CES this week, one of the big themes discussed is around having wearable computers.  There has been speculation about the announcement of smart watches and smart glasses like Google Glass.  InsideFMM even asked “when will wearable computers become fashionable?” To me, there are several interesting aspects to this question: Reinventing the past, [...]
Nov 16 2012

The Mobile Refresh Rate

The Mobile Refresh Rate Mobile Only: Week 37 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Is it me or does the rate of device refresh seem to be picking up speed? In [...]
Oct 23 2012

Did (Enterprise) Mobility Just Get More Chaotic?

Did (Enterprise) Mobility Just Get More Chaotic? Hello from Rotterdam.  It’s been an unbelievably long day as part of this incredibly long stretch of travel that I am going through….thank G*d my wife is so patient (meaning awesome) that she is patient with me.  In any case, after a long day of travel and meetings, I got back to my hotel room [...]
Sep 27 2012

The Square Peg Round Hole Mobile Ecosystem

The Square Peg Round Hole Mobile Ecosystem Mobile Only: Week 30 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. I’ve been working on a project this past week where I needed to switch between my phablet [...]
Sep 7 2012

iPhone Is The New Blackberry

iPhone Is The New Blackberry One of the most interesting shifts in enterprise mobility over the past couple of years is the development of a new type of mobility environment built around a single device.  Although BYOD and the increasing personalization of IT have driven a trend towards supporting multiple platforms and multiple devices, there are still companies out there [...]
Feb 6 2012

Lessons Learned In Enterprise Mobility in Retail

Lessons Learned In Enterprise Mobility in Retail This was, admittedly, a rather disappointing weekend.  No no…I’m not talking about the emotionally crushing defeat that my beloved New England Patriots suffered yesterday in Superbowl XLVI.  I’m talking instead about a visit I made to a “Big Box” retail store.  I went to that store looking at kitchen appliances.  The most exciting part of [...]
Jan 19 2012

Apple’s New Textbooks: The Enterprise Mobility Perspective

Apple’s New Textbooks: The Enterprise Mobility Perspective As we speak, Apple is showcasing in New York City its new iBooks 2 platform, alongside its new wonderfully immersive Textbooks.  In one respect, I’ve been wondering when this would happen in the education space.  Nevermind the green side of the equation (less trees being turned into pulp), there are wonderful improvements in terms of [...]
Jan 10 2012

Emerging Global Opportunities In Enterprise Mobility

Emerging Global Opportunities In Enterprise Mobility It’s about 104 degrees right now in Buenos Aires.  I’m here, one more day than I had planned for my honeymoon because there was a minor problem with the plane that was supposed to take us home yesterday evening.  They grounded the airplane because they couldn’t get the public address system to work in the [...]
Dec 23 2011

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2011: Part I

Reflecting On Enterprise Mobility in 2011: Part I I can’t believe we are just two days away from Christmas.  Almost everyone is winding down for the year to spend some much deserved time with family and get ready for the new year.  It’s also a great time to reflect on what has taken place in the last 12 months. Maybe I’m just getting [...]