Enterprise app stores, the "IT-ization of the consumer," and mobile Web apps were some of the trends I learned about at the Mobile Enterprise Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Mobile is more than flashy gadgets. It's about brilliant apps, useful tools and sound strategies for your enterprise to get the most out of them. Diarmuid Mallon interprets and analyzes the latest mobile trends.
Diarmuid Mallon is the Lead, Global Marketing Solutions & Programs – Mobile, which includes the SAP Mobile Services division and SAP Mobile solutions. He has worked in the mobile industry since 1996. Follow him here at UberMobile and @diarmuidmallon.
Does mindshare translate into market share? Apple and RIM may hope so, based on a recent analysis of Twitter data about the Big 4 tablets, though Motorola and Samsung would not.
This post is a blatant ad for an all-day virtual event on mobility put up by Sybase and SAP on Wednesday, April 20th. And a cute toddler pic (I couldn't find a cat one).
Despite the avalanche of negative reviews, the PlayBook is actually a pretty decent device for at least eleven reasons, as tablet-watchers are starting to point out.
You can blame ever-smarter smartphones for plenty of things, but not for killing the Flip. For that, blame Wall Street.
Is it dumb to give iPad 2s to 5 year olds? I thought so, at first, but then I weighed all of the evidence.
The most rugged mobile communications device 100 years ago was armored, ran on gasoline, and sported a huge cannon. Not surprisingly, a lighterweight solution became more popular. That parallels the evolution of mobile technology today, especially tablets.
Two analysts compile a list of eight pain points unaddressed today by mobile enterprise software vendors. Do they possess the throb of deep pain, or merely twinge like superficial hurts?
SAP's webcast today taught us a few things: Bring Your Own Device policies are already mainstream, Android and BlackBerry tablets are on the rise, and mainstream enterprises are deploying mobile apps today.
Doctors love their iPads, it appears. But the true interest may be about half as high as one CNBC article implied. It's still impressive, though.