The great Greek philosopher Plato described “emotion” and “reason” as two winged horses pulling us in opposite directions. The horse “emotion,” in my case, wears a beautiful Apple Watch on every leg. “Reason,” however, refuses to do so and instead keeps asking the same question over and over: “What is the Apple Watch actually for?” What is […]
Twenty years ago a new term was introduced into the lexicon: smartphone. It was originally used to describe AT&T’s “PhoneWriter Communicator,” but it quickly became the preferred nomenclature for mobile phones that could also handle other functions such as email and calendaring. And while most people think of these devices as great tools for personal use, they have also fundamentally transformed how […]
So, you created this amazing mobile app for the employees at your company. Gone are the days of connecting to the VPN, and the painful experience of navigating the company intranet on your mobile device! Your app eliminates all that, and because it’s a hybrid app, it’s available for every device–even better! Your colleagues will surely install, use […]
The multi channel enterprise Mobility is the new reality. Customers and employees expect information or services from your company to be accessible on their personal devices at any time of day. How this information or services are actually presented by the System of Engagement on those mobile devices depends on the channel. In general, these three […]
During my visit to IBM’s InterConnect this week I attended many events, connected with customers and learned a lot about the present and future of the IT industry. Apart from the keynotes that I watched and blogged about earlier, I also made sure to join many of the Breakout Sessions offered. Breakout sessions were typically […]
Those of us older than 35 can vividly remember the Y2K scare perpetrated on the computing public by a variety of fear mongers two decades ago. Leading the doom and gloom scenario were the vendors most likely to profit from fixing the supposed problems. The widely held view was that most computer software and hardware […]
IBM’s Scott Laningham interviews Rocket’s Dan Magid and Bob Potter about mobile, analytics, and everything in between.
About 25 years ago two technologies came together to launch a revolution in computing. I am talking of graphical user interfaces and object oriented programming.