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Three Steps to Overcoming App Fatigue

April 21st, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Have you downloaded fewer new mobile apps over the past year or so? If so, you’re not alone. Gartner just released the results of a survey of mobile app users in the U.S. and Germany showing that mobile app adoption might be reaching maturity. According to the report, “user interest in apps has mellowed now […]

Five Things That will Impact Mobile Payments

March 18th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Looks like mobile payments are finally getting their due. In just the past couple of months, we’ve seen the introduction of Samsung Pay and Android Pay, and PayPal’s acquisition of Paydiant, not to mention the continued growth of Apple Pay. It’s quite a change from when Google Wallet first launched in 2011. At that time, […]

5 Things From #MWC15 That Show Everything is Connected!

March 10th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Last week the wireless world gathered in Barcelona for the annual rite of passage known as Mobile World Congress. As usual, the show was dominated by new smartphones and a mixture of devices that ran the gamut from the cool to the unusual: The #runcible? Really? Named after a nonsense word to boot! #mwc2015 #edwardlear […]

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Top 5 Mobile Stories of 2014 & Top 5 Predictions!

January 6th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

2014 was an incredible year for mobile. Just run your eyes down this short list for some of the more notable milestones in order to understand just how much mobile technology is rocking our world. Scroll down even further to see our 2015 predictions! (Read More)

The Three Waves of Mobile Evolution

December 16th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Everything is blurring. Don’t worry; my eyes aren’t going bad. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Because everywhere I look, I see a blurring of the lines for the tools we use to communicate. (Read More)

Move Over Mobile First. Now, It’s Mobile Only — First, Last, and Everything in Between

December 9th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Over the past few weeks, I’ve written about mobile’s impact on a number of industries, including travel, hospitality, retail, and field operations. (Read More)

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What’s so Hot About Hotspot 2.0 (Passpoint)

December 4th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Hotspot 2.0 (Passpoint) is a comparatively new term in the Wi-Fi space. Branded as Wi-Fi Certified Passpoint™, the Hotspot 2.0 standard was driven by the Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Broadband Alliance, and created in partnership with mobile device manufactures, network equipment vendors and operators. (Read More)

Mobile’s Impact On…Field Operations

December 2nd, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile is pushing all of the industries I’ve written about recently – including travel, hospitality, and retail – forward, making them more efficient, nimble, and successful. (Read More)

Mobile’s Impact On…The Hospitality Industry

November 11th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This is the second in a series of blog posts exploring mobile’s impact on some of the world’s most tried-and-true industries. We’ll take a look at how mobile has changed them, and how they can leverage these changes for their benefit.

Mobile Self-Care Apps – A Customer SAT Imperative

November 6th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet
Time Warner Cable "MyTWC" Most companies no longer need to be convinced of the link between a mobile care app and better customer service, engagement and payment processing. We shop, bank, socialize, hail cabs, pay our bills, book flights, track packages and much more with our favorite mobile apps. In fact, the majority of all [...]

The Hottest Mobile Industry News From the Past Week

October 14th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

    As regular readers of The Connected Experience know, I’m a newshound. I love reading about the latest trends and issues surrounding the mobile industry. Most weeks, there’s a lot to take in, and this past week was certainly no exception. Without further ado, I wanted to share a brief synopsis of some of […]

Where’s the WhatsApp for Enterprise?

October 9th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

The first question that comes up when I tell my friends that we’re working on a mobile messaging app is, why? With so many free options like whatsapp, skype, yahoo, gtalk and several others, what is the need for one more messaging application/platform? For starters, all of the above apps are built for the consumer […]

Seven Blogs Every Mobile Industry Executive Should Follow

September 30th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

If you’re a mobile industry executive, you’re continually searching for the latest news about the mobile and cable industries. And while you may pay regular visits to the usual sites –,, and others – there are definitely some specific bloggers, analysts, and reporters out there that are well worth the time to check […]

Becoming Agile in a Mobile World

September 25th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

The global community’s demand for mobile products and services is showing no sign of slowing, and mobile is becoming the primary tool for driving technological growth. There are now more mobile devices than people on earth, and time spent using mobile apps continues to grow, commanding 86% of the average US mobile consumer’s time. Source: […]

Five Reasons Apple Pay Will Help Mobile Payments Cash In

September 16th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

In a world where credit card hacking has become a regular occurrence, Apple’s new mobile payment “digital wallet” system called Apple Pay, could prove to be a blessing for consumers. No longer will they need to fumble in their wallets for a credit card; they’ll simply touch the home button, hold the phone near a […]