1 May, 2014
According to research firm IDC, the number of mobile workers worldwide is expected to reach 1.3 billion (37.2 percent of the global workforce…
21 March, 2014
TEC recently published its 2014 Mobile BI Buyers Guide and a related blog post in which some results from a survey on mobile business intelligence…
Publication: SmartData Collective
9 January, 2015
Has adoption of mobile business intelligence stalled? Two experts have differing views.
Last month when I spoke to Carsten Bange, CEO of BARC and co-author of its BI Survey 14, he positioned mobile business intelligence as a trend that generated lots of hype but had experienced little traction in…
Publication: Enterprise Apps Today
22 December, 2014
2014 will be remembered for many things: disappearing airliners, widespread ebola outbreaks, and Rosetta’s landing on a comet. But beyond sensational news stories, 2014 saw some of the most innovative uses of mobile technology. In a world within which our dependence on mobile device strengthens every day, advancements in…
16 December, 2014
As companies struggle to manage and secure BYOD devices, they are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a solution.
That is the finding of a survey of 250 U.S. and UK IT decision makers by Redshift Research on behalf of NaviSite, a cloud computing unit of Time Warner Cable…
4 December, 2014
Maybe you’ve already heard of beacons, but if you haven’t we’re here to get you up to speed and help navigate this new technology. Since it is estimated that the demand for beacons is going to drive a 60 million-unit market by 2019, their potential for…
Publication: Business 2 Community
25 November, 2014
Keith Block, vice president of Salesforce, pointed out that he was running most of his tasks off a smartphone, a view that was echoed moments later by Ulrik Nehammer, general manager of Coca-Cola KO +0.05%. “Today I run most of my business from the phone,” Nehammer said, adding…
19 November, 2014
Technology use in the modern workplace has changed drastically over the past decade. Employees were traditionally tied to their desks with large, cumbersome workstations. The introduction of laptops freed staff members to take their work with them to meetings and even home. The recent growth of affordable mobile technologies such…
19 November, 2014
Traditional business intelligence is typically associated with users who have exceptional analytics skills, understand complex algorithms and have unique training in decoding specific sets of data to maximize service and boost profits.
But today we are seeing fewer companies relying on trained analysts using large-scale, static BI applications and…
17 November, 2014
The other day I had a problem with my iPhone — a 4S, with 64GB running iOS 8.1 — so here’s my story:
First, some context. I have 420 apps taking 22.78GB storage and 4,000 songs taking 7.82GB of storage on my phone, and a few miscellaneous…
Publication: IT World
13 November, 2014
Tablets, due to size and portability, have become a popular tool for consumers and business users on the go. Will they one day become dominant in BYOD for business users who own a device for both work and play?
According to predictions released by research firm Gartner on Thursday, tablets…
11 November, 2014
I have often argued that in both the fixed and the mobile telecoms markets the actual telecoms element is a utility – a utility that allows for an enormous range of new services, new business models and new applications.
That’s why for more than a decade (since 2002 to be…