Mobility

News, trends and insights for mobile technology

Upcoming opportunities to learn more about GDPR

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The world is abuzz with talk of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming out in May 2018. Unlike EU directives, regulations like GDPR don’t have to be implemented in local law, meaning that once GDPR hits, it hits everyone. Companies that have EU citizens as customers, no matter where these companies are in the […]

The cloud-enabled enterprise archetype: Facilitating mobility

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Imagine that your IT environment has zero legacy infrastructure, that your company embraces “access anywhere, anytime,” and follows through with BYOD and other policies to empower employees with mobility. Imagine that your company’s executives believe technology isn’t just about cutting costs, and that your IT teams are actively moving data and applications to the cloud […]

The neuroscience of social media

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In case you hadn’t heard, Kylie Jenner recently caused a $1.3 billion run on Snapchat valuation simply by tweeting that she may not be as prolific on the platform in the future. I’m clearly not in a demographic that would much care about her absence, but the investment gurus that track the social media demographics […]

The key questions and considerations of enterprise mobility reporting

Enterprise reporting for mobility services involves considerably more than knowing the number of devices in use. In fact, a view into a range of details is critical to enterprise security and workplace effectiveness. The ultimate goal of mobile device management (MDM) is safe, secure handling of corporate data by device users, and enterprise reporting for […]

How Venmo and other payment sharing apps change culture

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If you ask a group of 20-somethings how to split a dinner tab, you’ll get a totally different answer than you would from their boomer parents. This became readily evident in a graduate class I teach on cross-cultural communications made up mostly of international students between 21-26 years old. Just three years ago when I […]

Digital fitness: Increasing training efficiency with big data

DXC Technology recently published 6 Technology Trends for 2018.  Number three on this list is the “Quantified Enterprise,” where “companies will harness the ‘data exhaust’ from digital systems to quantify the business and become even more productive.” This trend also applies to using data to train more efficiently for a sport to get better results.  […]

Convergence is central to many 2018 tech trends

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The advantage to being a blogger with a “diverse” background is the ability to be somewhat schizophrenic in one’s writing.  As you may have sensed, my current professional career ranges from healthcare technology, enterprise IT, smart cites, global branding, international media, higher education, cross cultural business, and snowboard instruction. While many “predictions articles” focus on […]

OmniLocation + geomatics = modern-day presence technologies

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With billions of smart phones, and even more IoT devices, blanketing the world and capable of transmitting location and other data, it is possible to track anyone and anything at any time. This puts presence technology – technology that has been around for decades – on steroids and gives companies access to all sorts of […]

Moving your digital transformation beyond ad-hoc initiatives

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Moving through a digital transformation is tough, no matter where your company is in the journey. Central to the success of any digital transformation initiative is understanding how your company views technology and how your employees work – and then aligning those insights to empower a digital workplace. Ad-hoc and transformation are two of the […]

Entreprises : la disruption ou l’extinction

Les technologies et les idées sont dites « disruptives » lorsqu’elles résolvent des problèmes simples et communs différemment des méthodes généralement employées. Les technologies et les idées disruptives ont également le pouvoir de créer de nouveaux marchés. Pensez à Internet (et à la création des marchés de l’édition et de la publicité en ligne), aux réseaux de […]