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I am going to be sharing my latest research on enterprise mobility and mobile strategies on an upcoming April 19th ASUG webinar.  I invite you to join!  Here are the details: Join ASUG Gold Affiliate member Syclo for its webcast featuring Kevin Benedict, an independent mo...
Thanks for reading "What's New in HTML5!"  This is a series of articles that I publish each week to keep track of developments around HTML5 for the enterprise mobility market. I speak to enterprise mobility vendors, developers and consultants daily, and many of them advocate ...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News ...
Click to Enlarge In February I worked with insiderResearch on an enterprise mobility survey.  We surveyed 602 companies.  I wrote a report (available for free here) on the general results of this survey.  I am now going to be digging deeper and reviewing the results ...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and mark...
The Field Mobility and M2M News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility ...
My friend and collaborator Andre Guillemin and I have been pondering different development considerations and models for enterprise mobility.  Here are a few of the models we have been discussing: Model #1 - one mobile application for use on one mobile device Model #2 - one mobil...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News W...
The Mobile Marketing News Weekly is an online newsletter that is made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile marketing that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobilit...
Andre Guillemin and I just completed a 30 plus page whitepaper on mobile middleware strategies, and I will be discussing this on a webinar on Thursday, March 29th at 1 PM EDT.  The whitepaper title is Making Sense of Mobile Middleware Strategies.  Choosing mobile middleware w...
I have said it before, and I will say it again, I believe the Sybase 365 platform is one of Sybase's most interesting mobile platforms and one of their best kept secrets.  It is huge in m-Commerce and in mobile banking.  It is also widely used around the world for mobile comm...
I had the privilege of recently attending SAP's DKOM conference.  This is the SAP's developer's kick-off meeting (for SAP internal developers only).  They invited me to speak on enterprise mobility and its impact on managing the "real-time" enterprise.  While there I was...
Several weeks ago I had the good fortune to meet up with my long time friend and mobility expert Sam Lakkundi while I was in Orlando, Florida.  Sam and I have been meeting up at enterprise mobility conferences for most of a decade.  He has traveled the world first with Sybase...
Are you a PowerBuilder developer and is your organization considering developing Mobile applications? Then your help is needed! Who is going mobile? Discover what PowerBuilder Projects are working on. Did you know that 70 million tablets were sold this year? By 2015, it is predicted...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Fiel...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News W...
New Supported PowerBuilder Features Support the encoding argument for DataWindow SaveAs function and File functions. Support CSV file type for ImportFile function. Support more Section 508 properties: AccessibleName, AccessibleDescription, & AccessibleRole properties of PB controls ...
Last week I wrote an article titled, SAP Mobility and the App Pricing Problem, that stirred the pot.  I don't know if it was trending on Twitter that day, but in my little world it caused a buzz.  As a result of that article I received a near instant invitation to speak ...
When it comes to mobile HTML5 performance, Apple’s iOS platform far surpasses the Android, according to a recent study from Spaceport. The TeamLab Document Editor, which is the first online HTML5 word processor, makes use of all the HTML5 features, according to developer Ascensio Syst...
The Mobile Marketing News Weekly is an online newsletter that is made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile marketing that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobilit...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and mark...
Hans Nygaard, Global Lead for Mobility, with Logica works with many clients on mobile projects particularly in the Scandinavian countries.  He offers his insights into enterprise mobility in this interview with me that was recorded at SAPinsiders' recent Mobile2012 conference.&nbs...
I had the privilege of attending a session on SAP's new mobile applications taught by SAP's Anu Agarwal a couple of weeks ago.  After the session Anu granted me an interview on a range of topics related to enterprise mobility and mobile application architecture.  Anu manages ...
SAP has a challenge.  After nearly two years they still can't figure out how to put a price on enterprise mobility.  Yes, I have been given many explanations by SAP on their pricing strategy, but when I talk to end customers and systems integrators they say there is no consis...
This is an interview with mobility expert Dan Homrich, CEO of Smartsoft Mobile that I recorded at the recent SAPinsider Mobile2012 conference in Las Vegas.  Dan has been in the enterprise mobility industry for over 20 years and has many great experiences to share from his tim...
I have interviewed CSC's Quentin Fisher several times before and he always has great insight into mobility trends.  He leads the mobility effort at CSC and has visibility into enterprise mobility projects worldwide.  I hope you enjoy this interview from SAPinsider's rece...
Last week I was able to attend a very interesting session on enterprise mobility and cloud computing lead by appsFreedom's CEO Vaidy Iyer.  The session was at SAPinsider's Mobile2012 conference.  I cornered him following the session and interviewed him on his insights into en...
As much as we like to talk about smartphones and tablets on this site, there remains a huge market for ruggedized and industrial grade mobile handheld computers.  Gregg Anderson, with PSION, shares some of the latest developments in this area in an interview that I recorded with h...
If you thought being chased by the neighbor's dog was frightening, look at what the bad boys/girls at Boston Dynamics and DARPA have been up to in the lab! Add some location based services, some machine-to-machine communications, a little augmented reality, weapons and access to b...
I am happy to announce that SAPinsider's Mobile Outlook 2012 report is now available as a free download.  I was honored to be asked to work on this project as the mobility analyst, and we had over 602 survey respondents.  The results are revealing.  They are a view into ...
Last week at SAPinsider's Mobile2012 conference I was able to record an interview with Syclo's Bill Padula.  In this segment of the Mobile Expert Video Series, Bill shares what he is seeing as trends in the enterprise mobility market. **************************************...
Your client/server applications work well, and you have invested a lot in them but you need to keep up with the times and move your applications to the Web. So you may wonder “What should we do? Do we really need to junk our existing applications? Retrain our developers? Hire new guys ...
I had the pleasure of attending a session this week led by The Principal Consulting firm's Tony Smith at the SAPinsider Mobile2012 conference.  They now have experience working on over 25 SUP (Sybase Unwired Platform) implementations.  In this Mobile Expert Video Series segme...
I have conducted several surveys recently where I asked people to predict the percentage of enterprise mobility applications that will be written in HTML5 by 2014.  Three months ago I asked a group of "big firm" analysts for their prediction and it ranged from 30% to 50% of enterp...
Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also sea...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News ...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Wee...
We finally finished implementing a debugger for Oracle in QweryBuilder. It was setup to work very similar to how the debuggers for Sybase ASE and SQL Anywhere work. In order to make sure we didn't miss anything important, we need people to beta test it for us. If you're interested in t...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News ...