The End of Apps?

Tweet Yes, the end of apps, perhaps as we know them, is just around the corner. This is not a new idea; much has been written about this emerging trend. On the mobile apps horizon is a consolidation. Apps are going to change in ways few will anticipate. Instead of a continuing a near-vertical climb […]


Google Apps, A New Frontier – Part Two: How Mobile Work Influences Platform Selection

Tweet The realm of applications for business has changed significantly because almost every business objective must now factor in mobile work. When I first began to develop complex business applications, platform choices were few and conventional wisdom helped to narrow down the possible approaches to data management and integrated services. Back then – and by […]


Seriously, Mobile is Replacing Desktop PCs?

Tweet A new MobileIron study conducted by Ponemon Institute shows that mobility has introduced disruptive business and employee demands that are causing CIOs to shift to a new model of enterprise IT. The study, called “The Changing Mobile Landscape in Financial Services,” was released today and surveyed over 400 IT professionals in the financial services […]


SlideShark: EPCM Strategy and New Anywhere Solution Emerge

Tweet It’s a busy month for SlideShark, the mobile presentation technology that represents, by far, the best strategy for managing PowerPoint presentations on iPad. SlideShark Anywhere This is a cool idea – provide a web-ready interface to SlideShark. In most cases, presenters, sales people, biz-dev professionals will always have iPad handy. However, there’s something compelling […]


Accellion kiteworks Flies Higher

Tweet It’s no secret that I have been critical of Accellion’s user interface in past mobile offerings. As a [former] enterprise IT architect, I have always praised Accellion for its security, collaboration features, and passionate focus on mobile app integration. Getting an enterprise mobile solution right is not easy; few companies have created experiences for […]


Five Factors for Producing Mobile Productivity Magic

Tweet Worker mobility comes with the assumption that modern mobile devices are able to deliver on promises of high productivity and out-of-office performance. This hypothesis falls into the category of a “no-brainer”. It stands to reason that if a worker has unfettered access to voice and digital communications, productivity will certainly rise. Expanding on this […]


The New Definition of Mobile Worker [InfoGraphic]

Tweet Today FileMaker released the results of a study concerning mobile applications and the new definition of “mobile worker”. With millions of deployments, including more than 500,000 downloads of FileMaker Go, a free app for accessing FileMaker databases from iPad and iPhone – surveyed customers included almost 500 who have deployed FileMaker solutions on iOS […]


Want a Captivating Meeting? Shut Off the Projector.

Tweet Given today’s mobile and presentation broadcast technology, meeting planners and presenters in all capacities of business should consider shutting down the projector for good. Here’s why.  Since the dawn of mobile computing, roughly speaking the mid 80’s, the presence of computers in the conference room is fundamentally viewed by business leaders as a distraction. […]


iForm Reporting With Google Docs (A Practical Guide)

Tweet Since the dawn of iPad, January 27, 2010 to be precise, businesses have envisioned the ability to rapidly capture data in the field without friction. iPad (and iPhone) are ideal instruments to bring this possibility to life and especially so when coupled with form tools to connect some very important dots. The process is […]


Mobile Apps, or Mobile Solutions?

Tweet TabTimes recently published “7 tips to consider when developing and designing mobile business apps“. Ad: iForm Reporting with Google Docs Not a bad collection of things to consider. However, I’m amazed that an article like this can be crafted without once using the term “requirements“. But this is not an isolated case. Everywhere I look, advice […]


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