Monthly Archives: January 2012

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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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IBM: Going Mobile with two big announcements

Today IBM announced some important enhancements to its Mobile strategy for supporting customers looking to grow and transform their businesses, whether they are B2C, B2B, or B2E. IBM Advances Mobile Capabilities with Acquisition of Worklight From the press release: In … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/26/2012

AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 900 for $100 on March 18 | Signal Strength – CNET News “The new Lumia 900, which had been announced earlier this month at CES for AT&T’s network, will sell for $99.99 with a two-year … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/25/2012

Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu. “The desktop remains central to our everyday work and play, despite all the excitement around tablets, TV’s and phones. So it’s exciting for … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/24/2012

iPhone 4S wooing lots of Android, BlackBerry users | Apple – CNET News “Specifically, 50 percent of the rival phone jumpers polled by CIRP upgraded from a Blackberry, 39 percent from an Android phone, and 10 percent from a Palm … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/23/2012

RIM’s Balsillie and Lazaridis Step Aside – NYTimes.com “Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, who made the BlackBerry a leading business tool but then presided over its precipitous decline, said they would step down on Monday as co-chairmen and co-chief executives … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/20/2012

Red Hat releases third version of its Enterprise Virtualisation platform – Update – The H Open Source: News and Features “As before, the RHEV hypervisor, which is only a few hundred megabytes in size, virtualises using KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/19/2012

Role reversal: Apple’s the corporate standard for mobile | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld “But 2011 was the tipping point. iPhones now have more users than BlackBerrys within corporate environments, and Aberdeen Group mobile analyst Andrew Borg notes that many organizations … Continue reading

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Thoughts on mobile management

What does it mean to manage a mobile device, say a smartphone like an Apple iPhone or one with Google‘s Android operating system? At the lowest level, the device level, you might want to establish a policy for length and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/18/2012

Mobile EBay and PayPal Mobile Payment Forecasts Soars Into Billions “PayPal’s projected numbers look even better at $7 billion, a 75 percent increase over last year. 2011 was still a good year for the online payment company as it surpassed … Continue reading

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Mobile BYOD is not unbounded

BYOD, or “bring your own device,” is an important topic in today’s discussion of mobile in the enterprise. Employees buy their own smartphones or tablets, love them, then bring them to work and want to use them to access company … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/17/2012

Intel and Samsung to Merge Bada and Tizen Mobile Operating System – X-bit labs “”Samsung Electronics has announced plans to merge its Bada operating system for entry-level handsets with Tizen platform that Intel Corp. helps to develop. The two companies … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of Enterprise Mobility presentation now available

My presentation for Lotusphere 2012, Harnessing the Power of Enterprise Mobility, is now available on SlideShare and embedded here: Lotusphere 2012 – Harnessing the Power of Enterprise Mobility View more presentations from Bob Sutor

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IBM Mobile Team at Lotusphere 2012

It’s an artifact of today’s spread out worldwide working culture that many people in large companies never get to meet each other if they work in different locations. I’m down at IBM‘s Lotusphere conference this week talking about Mobile for … Continue reading

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IBM Mobile Technology Preview v3, now with iOS support

IBM just released the third drop of the IBM Mobile Technology preview at ibm.co/ibmmobile, with details of the update on the tech preview blog. This release includes updates to the mobile application manager with social feedback, SMS support, tools, and, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/16/2012

Jerry’s 2012 Technology Trends (WebSphere: Into the wild BLUE yonder!) “Happy 2012! I enjoy kicking each New Year off with a posting of my top technology trends. These trends represent areas in which we are driving new technology innovations into … Continue reading

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Mobility and Endpoint Management at Pulse 2012

From March 4 through 7, IBM will be holding its Pulse 2012 conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the main streams of the event will be the Mobility and Endpoint Management track, and I’ll be a … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/12/2012

IBM Sametime – Apps on Android Market “We are very excited to bring you IBM Sametime for Android! This gives you access to IBM’s award-winning platform for Unified Communications on today’s hottest Android devices.” tags: mobile lotus sametime android AT&T … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/11/2012

iOS Market Share Up From 26% In Q3 To 43% In Oct/Nov 2011 | TechCrunch “According to a new report from research firm NPD, iOS’s U.S. market share (by sales) jumped from 26% in the third quarter of 2011 to … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/10/2012

Mobile PhoneGap 1.3 Adds Windows Phone 7 Support – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “Among the more popular tools for pulling off this Web-powered multi-device strategy has been PhoneGap, an open-source mobile-development framework from Nitobi Software, … Continue reading

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My talk at Lotusphere 2012

Next week is IBM’s Lotusphere conference in sunny and, I hope, warm Orlando, Florida. For those of you attending, I’ll be giving a talk called “Harnessing the Power of Enterprise Mobility” on Monday, January 16, from 11 to 12 AM. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/09/2012

RIM touts BlackBerry PlayBook OS: Better late than never? | ZDNet “Research in Motion plans to use the Consumer Electronics Show to highlight its BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 operating system. The OS, due in February, comes as the company’s future and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/06/2012

NASA opens it Open-Source Code Doors | ZDNet “As William Eshagh, who is spearheading the project wrote on the NASA open-source blog, NASA is first “focusing on providing a home for the current state of open source at the Agency. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/05/2012

Apple launching iPhone 4S in China, 21 other countries on Jan. 13 — Apple News, Tips and Reviews “The iPhone 4S will then be available in 90 countries in total, making it Apple’s “fastest iPhone rollout ever,” according to Apple … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/03/2012

Look, touch and feel: How your mobile interface will morph in 2012 “The mobile user interface is set for a range of changes in the next 12-24 months, creating new modes for users to interact with their devices, and with … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/02/2012

H.P.’s TouchPad, Some Say, Was Built on Flawed Software – NYTimes.com “Analysts point to a long list of factors behind the tablet’s quick demise. But some of the people involved in creating the tablet’s core software now say the product … Continue reading

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