Machine-to-machine technology is creating an ‘Internet of Things’, or smart devices that share information with each other—and you. It’s the next big thing and, like mobilization, is largely consumer-driven.
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.
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