IBM and Apple: The first wave of apps arrive

By |2016-10-17T10:52:21+00:0010 December 2014|Analysis, Mobile|

Hard to believe, but it was only back in July (2014) that IBM and Apple announced a partnership to provide mobile apps to enterprise customers. Yet such was the significance of the coming together of these two unlikely bed fellows that barely a week has gone by since without something being written about the deal. [...]

IBM MobileFirst 2014 Update: Apple joins the party

By |2016-10-17T10:52:23+00:006 October 2014|Analysis, Mobile|

We have been following IBM MobileFirst since its inception in 2013 and conducted an evaluation of the IBM Worklight platform in the latter half of 2013 (get access to the report here). Over that short time the collection of products and services that make up MobileFirst has grown substantially through internal development and acquisition. The [...]

Microsoft and Nokia, better together?

By |2016-10-17T10:52:32+00:005 September 2013|Analysis|

The press has been awash in the last week with speculation over the Microsoft and Nokia deal. The reality is that this is a deal that has been almost two years in the making and not something new. What everyone is trying to work out now, is will this save Microsoft, the Nokia phone business [...]

Steve Jobs: Not gone, just changing jobs

By |2016-10-17T10:52:44+00:0025 August 2011|Uncategorized|

Managing succession is always a challenge for any organization, one that’s usually done with little public comment. However, when it comes to large organizations, any change of leadership draws vast amounts of editorial and soul searching. In the case of Apple, that soul searching and editorial seems to be greater than ever, mainly because of [...]

Tablet vendors need better app stores

By |2016-10-17T10:52:47+00:004 January 2011|Delivery and Lifecycle Management|

There are many things that go into a successful device and platform. Stable hardware, OS and applications, having the right applications and the right price, making it easy to buy those applications and having a developer strategy that encourages people to write for your device. This might seem self-evident to most but apparently, not everyone.