This is the first 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 Economy, which is effecting us all in
various degrees, according to your geographic location.
Firstly I believe that Mobility as a strategy is bucking the trend of any
downturn or slowdown in the economies around the world. Look at any analyst
report and you will be able to see that Smartphone/Converged Mobile Device
(CMD) handset sales are still on the rise, though not as sharply as over a
What is being effected by any fluctuation in the economy, is that companies
are looking at their investments that they have already made in Mobility,
extremely carefully. This is from the basic level of investments, such as the
handsets purchased and used for business, upwards. Any i... (more)
We now have just 6 days until the start of SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit
in New York's Roosevelt Hotel. During the now two-day event, there will be
nine presenters as well as exhibitors such as Sybase.
Now for the next two presenters on my list:
Combining REST and Context for Killer iPhone Apps - Jason Christensen -
With the advent of the multimodal nature of iPhone, it's possible to be
connected anywhere and everywhere. But did you know that it's possible for
your iPhone to provide context to RESTFUL web services to create the next
generation of kil... (more)
This morning I got to the Apple Store in London's Regents Street at 07:10am,
to be greeted with a line of over 50 iPhone addicts already eager & waiting.
As the clock ticked steadily towards 0745am more joined the throng in high
spirits, making the line go around the corner. OK the line was not as long as
the last few times, but still reasonable.
Soon after, I was joined by Press & Camera crews all ready to record the
launch story. Then at 0750am the doors were opened to applause & cheers
from the waiting Genius & Store staff and the line streamed in.
About 10 minutes later the ... (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)
The Application Development Track Manager has worked hard to create a great
line up of technical presentations covering key features of PowerBuilder as
well as a glimpse into the PB crystal ball. My colleagues, John Strano and
Dave Fish (as well as others), will be at hand to lead you through some
fascinating presentations and information.
PowerBuilder 12 is the hottest thing yet to rock .NET. In this track, you'll
learn more about this revolutionary new release of Sybase’s award-winning
Rapid Application Development tool . It’s everything you love about
PowerBuilder, but built ... (more)