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Communication service providers must transform support systems to realize 5G’s true potential

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Until now, each transition to the next generation of wireless networks, most recently 3G to 4G, has been incremental and relatively seamless. But the jump from 4G networks to 5G is expected to be monumental and fundamentally disruptive. 5G is more than just a faster, lower-latency version of 4G; it represents the first generation wireless […]

El futuro de los teléfonos inteligentes puede estar en nuestra mente

Los smartphones tienen sus días contados, en gran medida por la saturación del mercado, por la falta de avances tecnológicos significativos en los últimos años y por la necesidad de los fabricantes de evitar la mercantilización del producto, lo que hace bajar sus precios y destruye el margen. La consultora IDC ya lo adelantó el […]

Wireless charging is about convenience and productivity

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If you had to list the top five workplace technology trends for the coming year, you’d probably pretty quickly come up with connected devices, voice-activated technologies, augmented reality (AR), and artificial intelligence (AI). What would be the fifth item? According to 2,000 U.K. office workers surveyed recently by Workthere, a global consultant to organizations looking […]

The future of smartphones may be in your mind

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The smartphone’s days are numbered, thanks in part to market saturation, lack of any significant technological breakthroughs in recent years, and the need of manufacturers to avoid commoditization, which forces down prices and destroys margins. Technology research firm IDC said in December that it expects worldwide smartphone shipments to decline by 3% in 2018, the […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 7 – Quantify yourself 

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This is the last in a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. From the original article: HABIT 7 – Quantify yourself – It’s thinking Win/Win for you and the organisation – the act of measuring yourself using a fitness tracker or watch, is a good […]

Will voice technologies liberate us from our device masters?

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You see it everywhere: People walking on the sidewalk, sitting at a restaurant table, riding a train or bus, their eyes glued to the tiny screen in their hands. There’s probably a guy out there who proposed to his girlfriend while simultaneously checking his texts. (Hopefully she texted him “no.”) It is no less than device […]

2019 IT trend: Action at the edge will disrupt the cloud

We are currently in the phase of building out “the Matrix,” the pervasive, intelligent, societal infrastructure that goes beyond cloud to include edge technologies, machine intelligence, AR/VR, blockchain and more. This is the shift from cloud models that are “out there” to a world where technology is embedded in absolutely everything. With this comes the […]

Are PowerBI and the Intune Data Warehouse ready for enterprise reporting?

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In our quest for an enterprise mobility reporting tool that can tell whether devices are compliant, secure and functional, we have investigated the key considerations for such a tool and looked at Microsoft Azure Portal interfacing Microsoft EMS, aka Intune.  Our conclusion for Azure Portal was that it was great for operational purposes (for which […]

The increasing threats to mobile device security and how to thwart them

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When it comes to securing mobile workers, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is the perfect time to step back from the daily grind, identify where the next wave of threats might be coming from, and fine-tune your strategy for staying one step ahead. The office environment is typically where employees spend the majority of their time, where […]

The iPhone security enhancements you need to know about

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Apple has officially set the date for its next iPhone event as September 12, 2018. The company is expected to announce a new line-up of iPhones and perhaps some other hardware. Of course, new phones means a new mobile operating system: iOS 12. And while iOS 12 will deliver improvements designed to increase operating system […]