Some Thoughts While Waiting for iPad 3

As we wait for the shipments of the new iPad, it’s worth thinking about the impact the latest version is going to have on the enterprise — and chances are it will affect it in ways we can’t anticipate.

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As Workers Go Mobile, IT Must Follow

As your workforce grows increasingly mobile, it’s imperative you have a plan in place to bring enterprise content and services to them in a secure way wherever they are.

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Did Blackberry Outage Really Hurt Users?

When Blackberry went down last week, it hurt its diminishing reputation, but the failure to communicate for more than two days didn’t help matters. It’s worth noting that my informal research found the few users I asked weren’t affected by the outage.

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Survey Finds Users are Dissatisfied with Mobile Retail Performance

A survey (free PDF download) conducted by the e-tailing group last March found that while more consumers are going online to make purchases on their mobile phones, many of them are still unimpressed with the mobile buying experience. And one of the key issues was connection speeds. The survey, which was sponsored by shopcoffeetable.com, a company that aims to bring retail catalogues to the iPad, reported that Barclay Capital found Mobile commerce sales in the United States are expected  to hit $5.3 billion in 2011, up 83 percent from a year ago and a recent Adobe survey found that 62 percent...

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Five Trends From the Velocity Conference

While attending the O’Reilly Velocity Conference last week I noted five trends related to web site monitoring and this post outlines my findings.

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