IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here [...]
It would seem foolhardy and stupid to try and guess the final league standings for a sports season four years from now (though the continued embrace of Big Data-based predictive analytics by pro sports teams may change that someday).
Bring Your Own Device is responsible for the vast majority of tablets being used inside companies and organizations today. But caution towards BYOD could also cause tablet enterprise growth to slow dramatically, according to one analyst firm.
What a difference a device makes.
The dream of the Paperless Office progresses slowly. But in one front in the War Against Dead Trees, a British insurance firm hopes to make leaps and bounds by using BlackBerry PlayBook tablets.
(Updated and corrected Jan 18, 2012) There were some impressive enterprise deployments discussed at the AppNation conference in San Francisco on Thursday.
SAP AG loves to drink its own champagne.
Marketing theory teaches you that as markets mature and products become commoditized, vendors search for increasingly arbitrary, often-silly, ways to differentiate their products.
Mobile Years are like Dog Years: highly accelerated. Case in point: when Ford Motor Company started thinking about Bring Your Own Device back in May 2007, it figured that demand for laptops would outstrip that for smartphones or tablets. And the mobile devices that workers picked would run Windows Mobile, Nokia’s Symbian operating system and [...]
I don’t think you can compare HP’s $99 TouchPads with RIM’s $199 PlayBooks. The former was a fire sale by a company exiting the (non-Windows) tablet business. RIM, on the other hand, is showing its firm resolve to stay in the tablet game.