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 […]
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!
The weekly podcast is back on boagworld.com 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 boagworld.com.
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 […]
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 econsultancy.com I […]
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 […]
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 boagworld.com I begin to discuss what happens next. Once you have decided that an app is right for you how […]
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 […]
I recorded a video, included the slideshow of my IWMW12 session. This has been posted up on econsultancy.com and explores the merits of app development over the use of the web when considering mobile as medium. As more and more organisations seek to identify the right mobile strategy for them this presentation is useful in helping you to understand the place of websites and […]
2011 saw the 15 billionth download from the apple app store and there are now over 500,000 different apps available to consumers. Apple’s assertion that “There is an app for that” does indeed appear to be correct. 2012 has been labeled the year of the app, but as you consider your mobile strategy it is […]