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How much functionality to cram into your app

June 18, 2016


Sizing your app One of the perennial questions I get asked is regarding the functional sizing of an app, or set of apps, in particular for staff apps. By that I mean how much functionality should I put into an app ? Should you have one big app with everything in it,  or should you […]

Is Cisco about to knock out the Mobile Operators ?

June 15, 2016


Its been heralded many times,  the cornering of the mobile operator into just being a dumb pipe.  WhatsApp and Instagram have stolen the messaging business.  Will Cisco Spark, and the other new incantations of VoiP (or VoLTE if you prefer, mean that their voice revenue will go the same way. Of course the operators will sell us bundles […]

Are Mobile Payments stalling ?

December 7, 2015


and of course, will they take off again anytime soon. Reports are coming on on the use of mobile payments over black , and the one everyone is quoting is InfoScout’s which shows that Apple Pay’s use on the day went down to half what it was last year, and was only used 2 in 100 […]

Data: Mobile 6 – PC 1

November 25, 2015


Over the years there has been a switch of internet traffic from PC to Mobile,  and this has been combined with massive growth,  but have you seen how much. Ericsson’s report this year shows just how incredible this growth has been with the following graph. So what are you going to do with all that data, […]

Making mobile work for your business

May 18, 2015


I am often faced with the challenge of making a switch to mobile for my clients. So I’ll explain a little about how I go about this … but first a short bit of context. They know that mobile is the way to go, but are not sure how to make mobile work for them. […]

The rise and rise of broadband

September 27, 2014


[ed’s note: i wrote this at the end of august,  and at the end is an update] This week I have upgraded my broadband at home,  we now have a massive 150Mb/s connection from our provider. We upgraded because it was cheaper than my previous 60Mb/s And I thought I should put that number in […]

Mobile and addiction

February 19, 2014


I saw this article from Mobile Youth *(well a post advertising a report,  but hey they have to spread the word somehow) and I agree with the findings,  however I have a slightly different take, and would like to set some context (at least from my point of view, as someone who’s youth blossomed long […]

Mobile events upcoming in LDN over the coming weeks.

January 31, 2013


    if you live in or around London we are blessed with a slew of wonderful, cheap or free events for mobile.  there is so much to cover, so much to know, so many opinions to consider.  I work for IBM and I advise them that as IBMers we should be interacting with people […]

Trends from CES that caught my eye

January 23, 2013


  Should have written this a couple of weeks ago,  when the CES hype was at its highest,  however here are the things that caught my eye.  I should point out that I did not attend the event,  nor did I go deep trawling to find all the obscure things that get launched,  so if […]

IBM 5 in 5: the phone, and your five senses

December 19, 2012


its that time of year when predictions are made,  and old predictions can be laughed at. I work for IBM,  and the IBM Research Labs have put out a piece on mobiles and senses, called 5 in 5. It’s a good read.  Talks about how for example you’ll be able to feel textures generated by your […]