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)
Instant messaging gives us the ability to rapidly communicate to (and annoy)
your friends and co-workers, but it also lets people know if you are on-line,
or your “presence”. Who you are and whether or not you are on-line
important elements of your identity. But, since we life in the physical
world, our location is important as well.
For people who travel a lot, or people whose business is not fixed in one
location, the question "Where are you?" can take on added significance. There
are a spate of new tools and web sites that can help the mobile professional
answer this questio... (more)
An unapologetically random reprise of yesterday's Twitterstream in and among
the executives, commentators, and other stakeholders in the Cloud Computing
ecosystem...please let me know via @jg21 about more good ones I may have
Krishnan Subramanian - Industry Analyst covering Cloud Computing & Open
Sad end to the day apple.com/stevejobs/ #rip #loss4techworld
Alex Williams - Editor at SiliconAngle @alexwilliams Forget about Ellison and
@Benioff spats. Steve Jobs is dead. Jobs: Once a tech king - now a tech God.
Rich Wolski - Co-Founder & CTO. Eucalyptus System... (more)
It is now only 3 days until the most watched and waited for technical event
of 2009... Apple's sold-out Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). WWDC 2009
is billed as the premier technical event for developers and IT professionals
innovating with Apple platforms and I will not disagree with that. Especially
as from June 8 until June 12, there will be 5 days where 5000 attendees will
meet with and listen to 1000 Apple engineers.
One thing we know for sure is that Steve Jobs will not be there but the rest
will be speculation until the many Reporters, Bloggers and Twitter users
Today June 17, is the day that iPhone OS 3.0 is available to the masses for
download and I'm predicting upgrade fever will be the phrase for today and
the next few weeks.
On May 6th 2009, after a few rapid cycles, iPhone OS 3.0 Beta 5 was released
for general consumption, still within the iPhone Developer Program and under
NDA. Though the big news that accompanied it, was that Apple would no longer
be accepting any iPhone or iPod touch applications that were not compatible
with iPhone OS 3.0.To quote Apple's email... "Beginning today, all
submissions to the App Store ... (more)
Citrix has released a public AMI ( Amazon Machine Image ) in the EC2 Cloud
recently as part of the C3 Lab initiative with Amazon Web Services. XenApp
Fundamentals is the new name for Access Essentials which is an ideal solution
for SMB's looking for a simple way to administer and deliver Windows apps to
office PC's, Thin Clients, Desktop Appliances, home PC's, Mac's, Laptops or
mobile devices. Only a Receiver client is required on the endpoint, the
applications get installed on a single XenApp server and are simply published
to the users you want to access the app. The Admin cons... (more)