Recently I used a great new facility on LinkedIn and started a poll. For this
poll I posted a discussion link that stated "What will be the widestly
adopted Enterprise Mobile Device in 2009?". Quite an emotive question in the
mobile arena, I'm sure you would agree, but I placed it on various groups I'm
a member of such as...
Enterprise Mobility Mobile Architects Mobile Developemnt Professionals
The poll is still ongoing but here is a snapshot of the results last week.
It also brought a very interesting comment from Vernon Germano, CIO
Innovative Medical Software... which I would like to share with you.
Vernon Germano wrote, "The adoption of the iPhone as an enterprise device
seems reminiscent of the early days of the PC industry when enterprise was
forced to accept the introduction of PC hardware; after all, employees
already used it at home and were bringin... (more)
Web Development and SDK Development each offer distinct advantages to the
iPhone Developer. One uses your favorite web-based language, HTML, Custom
to run native Objective-C applications on the device, written with Apple's
Development tools suite headed by XCode.
At a high level, Web Developers benefit from ease of simple development,
deployment and updating speed, where SDK Developers benefit from integration
with the iPhone core device features and native speed that allows the
creation of complex solu... (more)
Today Sybase iAnywhere announced that it had added add the Android framework
to its growing list of Bluetooth ported products. This is part of a new
version of its Blue SDK (Software Developer Kit), which helps developers and
product managers incorporate Bluetooth capabilities into devices.
With the underlying Bluetooth functionality running on a Linux based 2.6.x
kernel, the Sybase iAnywhere Blue SDK provides necessary application layer
support for developers to effectively add increased wireless flexibility to
the rich Android framework using a Bluetooth compliant v2.1 +EDR stack... (more)
iPad for Business
iPad - T minus 4 days... Fuel Up with Liquid Oxygen and Hydrogen.
Ever since it hit the market, press & analysts have been suggesting that the
iPhone 'Killer' is just around the corner... well we are still waiting. There
have been pretenders to the crown, but fragmentation & new releases have
seriously hampered any attempt to knock the iPhone off its top spot!
IMHO, the best of at least 4 Mobile OS/Devices...
iPhone Android Blackberry Windows Mobile
The introduction of the iPad only goes to strengthen the hold of the iPhone
on the market and will certainly bring Ap... (more)
This is the second in a series of five initial articles, in which I'm going
to put my thoughts and findings on the subject of Enteprise Mobility. For
this article I've decided to tackle the way that Business is viewing
Mobility. This has definately changed over the last few years and has been
caused by various factors.
Economic factors (as mentioned in my first article) Diversity of devices
(coming onto the market and into their companies)
Sophistication of devices & device operating systems (opening up innovative
designs for mobile applications)
Ubiquitous high speed networks (al... (more)