Posts tagged " tablets "

5 Mobile Productivity Apps to Help Your Business in 2015

January 20th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

We all know mobile apps can enhance productivity, but it can be tough for busy people like you and me to wade through the thousands of options available. The fact that apps are often designed for very specific purposes can also make it difficult to choose which one(s) to use for any given task. In […]

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)

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)

Is This Mobile’s Golden Age?

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

Is there any business that hasn’t been impacted by the advancement of mobile technology? I believe the answer’s “no.” Sure, we can boil the main sectors down. Healthcare, for example, will continue to benefit from new and exciting solutions that allow for better patient care, efficient billing, and more. Retail will also thrive off mobile, […]

The ROI for Mobile Billing Apps

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

Earlier this month, Intuit acquired Check for a healthy $360 million. What does Check do? They make a mobile app that lets customers track and pay their bills on mobile phones. Mobile bill payment is turning into a must-have for just about every industry. Today’s consumers are already conditioned to mobile app experiences, and many […]

How Cable Operators Can Own Their Customers’ Mobile Experiences

August 5th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

If you’re a cable operator, you need to begin thinking about how customers are using their mobile devices – and look for ways to truly own that experience. Owning the mobile experience is about building solutions that capture customers and offer them the ability to do everything they want to do through their devices. It’s […]

Mobile is Helping Online Video Move Along

July 29th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Online video is moving forward rapidly – and its growth is being driven, in large part, by mobile. That’s a takeaway from a couple of recent reports by research firm TNS. According to the company, “TV sets alone are not enough to satisfy our appetite for content.”  Likewise, the company also points out that “people […]

Mobile is Now Driving New Lines of Business

July 15th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile has become much more than just smartphones and tablets – it’s now driving new lines of business and revenue opportunities. Take, for example, home automation tools, which – thanks to mobile – are becoming firmly ensconced in the mainstream. Recently, The Home Depot unveiled 60 home automation products under the “Wink” brand. They cover […]

Banking the New Fashioned Way: Mobile Finance Moving to the Next Level

July 1st, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Would you trust your money with Tim Cook, Sergei Brin, or Jeff Bezos? Apparently, a large number of people would. According to a recent report from Accenture, nearly 40% of North Americans 18 to 34 would consider switching to an online-only bank. Not just any online bank, either: one run by Google, Apple, PayPal, or Amazon. […]

Helping Enterprise Customers Dig Through “Big Video”

June 24th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

When we think of the words “mobile” and “video,” we typically envision someone sitting on a couch, iPad propped comfortably on their lap, catching up on Orange is the New Black. But consumers are only a small sector driving the growth of, as I put it last week, “big video.” There are other examples: Students […]

“Big Video” Drives the Need for Content Discovery Apps

June 17th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

People talk about big data all the time. But I want to talk about “big video.” Lots of users with lots of devices means – lots of video, according to Cisco’s annual visual networking index. Video is the main driver that will lead global Internet traffic to reach an estimated total of 1.6 zettabytes in […]

Getting the iMessage – How #UCaaS and #OTT Are A Mandate for Solutions Providers

June 10th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

One of the big centerpiece announcements to come out of WWDC last week was Apple’s revitalized take on its popular iMessage platform. What started as an alternative for carrier text messaging programs will soon incorporate push-to-talk voice messaging, group chats, and more. Sure, iMessage is, ostensibly, a consumer app – but it’s also been adopted […]

Six Responsive Web Design Mistakes to Avoid

February 5th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

  As most developers know responsive web design is an approach for giving the best user experience across various devices like smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. What many developers like myself do not realize, however, is that when we start developing sometimes we don’t realize we are making some responsive web design mistakes that can […]

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What the Mobile “Fourth Wave” Means for Operators

November 12th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

The communications landscape has historically taken the form of a tumultuous ocean of opportunities.  Like rolling waves on a shore, these opportunities are often strong and powerful – yet ebb and flow with time. Get ready, because the next great wave is upon us.  And, like a tropical storm, it is likely to change the […]