Why the Mobile Website vs. Mobile App Debate is OVER?


If you are still asking the question should I build a mobile website or create an installable application for mobile… …then you are asking the wrong question! The Mobile Web vs. Mobile App debate is finally over. It is no longer a question of either…or. Making your website mobile friendly is no longer an option … Continue reading

Google is winning the Ecosystem war


Which ecosystem am I talking about? IBM had ruled and still rules the mainframe ecosystem . But the game changed! Microsoft lorded over the desktop ecosystem. It still does but we all know that the game is changing again. [Here is one more game changing move by Google – Google intends to remove the most significant … Continue reading

What are the implications of a touch screens dominated world?


How often have you touched a non-touch screen and momentarily wondered why it is not responding? … I have done it quite a few times. Have you heard the story of the kid who touched the TV screen and expected it to respond? … At least 3 people have told me a story like that. Touch screens … Continue reading

What Makes Steve Jobs Special?


If James Watt had also invented the Deisel Engine … If Rudolf Diesel had also invented Electric Engine … If Guglielmo Marconi had also invented Telephony … If Alexander Graham Bell had also invented Mobile Phones … If Thomas Alva Edison had also invented the Fluorescent Lamp … If Edgar F. Codd had also invented … Continue reading

Status of Mobile Device Management (MDM)


Is the hype about MDM over? According to a recent study by the 451 Group research firm: Fewer than 15 percent of enterprises have deployed an MDM tool beyond Microsoft Exchange’s native capabilities. Most organizations feel that encryption and password requirements, coupled with the remote lock and wipe capabilities, provided by Exchange is sufficient So, … Continue reading

12th Reason Why Windows Phone will overtake Android in 3 years


So, the news is Apple awarded $1bn in damages from Samsung in US court. Apple wins … Samsung loses … Google loses … all other Android phone maker loses … customer loses and … Microsoft wins. Why is it a win for Microsoft? The reason is obvious – any hit on Android will open a window for Windows … Continue reading

Should Cloud and Mobility Alter Your Approach to EA?


Farmville Farmers Outnumber Real Farmers — WHY? Angry Birds passes one billion download –- WHY? On 21st November, 2011, Kolaveri became the ‘most searched video’ on YouTube — WHY? After two and a half year of near hibernation our Yammer usage suddenly took off without any internal promotion — WHY? The answer is “we don’t know!” We … Continue reading

Why was everybody sooooo off the mark about iPad success?


When iPad was launched did you imagine that it would be more successful compared to iPhone? I did not. I could not think of that killer application which is required for a new and innovative device to succeed. (Will iPad Succeed?) Neither did organizations like Forrester. After being way off the mark Sarah Rotman said… …consumer product … Continue reading

3 Thing Microsoft achieved through the launch of the Surface Tablet


Would I seriously consider buying a tablet which: Is light in weight Has an elegant, sleek and sturdy design Runs office Where the cover morphs on to be the keyboard Is attractively priced Has an acceptable battery life You bet I would. And, I am not alone in this – there are so many people … Continue reading

What does SIRI say about post-Steve Jobs Apple?


When did you last hear Apple being sued for issuing ads that were “fundamentally and designedly false and misleading”? That is what happened to SIRI which is the first major innovation coming from “post-Steve Jobs” Apple. Suit filed by Frank Fazio alleges that Apple is in violation of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act, California’s Unfair … Continue reading