5G is coming, but the cloud is not going away (yet)

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The pixels had barely dried on my recent blog post about all the high-paying cloud jobs available now and in the future when I stumbled across a Forbes column speculating that 5G “could kill the cloud.” Investment advisor Jon Markham argues in his Forbes piece that “5G is so fast that it changes what is […]

No, your competitors probably aren’t rolling out massive IoT deployments (yet)

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Read quickly through Verizon’s “State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017” report, and you get the impression that the Internet of Things has exploded over the past year. Check out the breathless executive summary: In our view, 2016 was the year IoT gained significant momentum in the enterprise. In 2017, it is clear there is […]

N is for networks

This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s […]

5G will transform enterprise mobile

Some big changes to network speed and mobile applications are just around the corner, and enterprises would be wise to prepare. So says a comprehensive annual report from enterprise consultancy Deloitte. Perhaps the most significant development for enterprise mobile initiatives is the rollout of 5G, the fifth generation of cellular networks. Deloitte predicts “significant tangible steps toward the […]