Bring Your Own Device: Enterprise solutions –

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

As technology has advanced and the love affair between consumers and their mobile phones has intensified, you could say that the invasion of personal computing equipment into the enterprise space has been inevitable. However, few could have predicted the pace at which the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) phenomenon has taken hold. 

Remember, the enterprise is a ‘lazy’ beast –

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

… or at least, very very busy. You’ve got a great idea for a new product that you are about to launch into the enterprise market. You are very excited about this because you know that enterprise is a very lucrative market and once you are in, you are in. You know that many enterprise […]

What makes a great enterprise tablet? –

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

As various venders make a play for the enterprise market I wonder what it is that makes for a good enterprise tablet. Apple’s iPad is the king of the consumer market but with Microsoft still placed as the enterprise technology incumbent there is real potential for Windows 7, and now Windows 8, based tablets to […]

Mobile news consumption –

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

Following the publication of some new survey data from pew research I offer some reflections on news consumption via a mobile device. It is very important to understand that not all content providers need an app. But those that do, need to do it right!

Awesome apps, terrific tools: Boagworld podcast –

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

The weekly podcast is back on and guess who is on the first episode. Me! This season is all about the great tools that we in the tech industry use everyday. Usful insight and witty banter abound. Have a listen over at

Don’t be silly with your mobile platform wish list –

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

Sometimes I get some really silly requests through as invitations to tender. I recently received such a request from a U.K. Higher Education Institution. Take a look at their compatable device list below. The service should provide, as a minimum, support for all major smartphone platforms including: Apple iOS 3.x, 4.x and 5.x. Android 2.x, 3.x and 4.x. Blackberry […]

Apple winning the battle for a smarter enterprise –

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

As business and  enterprise look towards mobile solutions the battle is hotting up between Google and Apple for dominance in this space. Recent numbers seem to show Apple are growing in strength but what about the incombant enterprise powerhouse? Does Microsoft have any hope maintaining its enterprise dominance in a mobile world. In this post for I […]

HTML 5 app myth: build once works everywhere –

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

HTML 5 is heralded as the webs answer to the rise of the mobile app. I’ve talked a lot about how I do not see a conflict between HTML 5 web and hybrid apps and natively built mobile apps. Both have a role to play in the right circumstances. One  of the benefits touted for HTML 5 is that […]

The problem with mobile frameworks –

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

I have been talking and writing quite  lot recently about how to go about deciding if you need an app or not and where it fits into your overall online strategy. In this post for I begin to discuss what happens next. Once you have decided that an app is right for you how […]

Why does Flipboard make sense? –

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in mobile | No Comments

If apps are for tasks and the web is for content then why does Flipboard make for such a great app? In recent talks and articles I have been explorer the circumstances in which an app makes sense for your online presence. There are, however, some areas that are a little grey. Some apps are content based […]