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Thursday, March 05, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly - Week of March 1, 2015

Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market trend information.

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled the global Mobile Security Market would reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 40.8 percent during 2014 - 2020. Read Original Content

According to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, forecasts the global Mobile Security Market to grow from $1,507.7 million in 2014 to $5,754.8 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 30.7 percent. Read Original Content

BlackBerry has partnered with Google Inc. to ensure its latest mobile security software works with technology the search engine giant offers to separate an employee’s personal and work data on a smartphone. Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.b2msolutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions.

The threat of mobile malware is on the rise. A new report from telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent reveals that approximately 0.68 percent of mobile phones and tablets are currently infected with malware, closely mirroring the infection rate of Windows PCs. Overall, malware infection rates rose 25 percent in 2014, following a 20 percent increase in 2013. Read Original Content

Around 16 million mobile devices worldwide were hit by malware as of the end of 2014, while attacks on communications networks rose during the year, according to new research by Alcatel-Lucent. Read Original Content


Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's No. 1 supplier, said it has seen a "sea change" in demand for cyber security services in critical infrastructure areas such as energy, oil and gas, and financial institutions over the past 18 months. Read Original Content

Over five billion downloaded Android apps are vulnerable to being hacked, cyber security researchers have found, as attackers exploit flaws in Google's operating system. Read Original Content

Arxan Technologies released its third annual State of Mobile App Security report, which reveals that 97 percent of the top 100 paid Android apps and 87 percent of the top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked. Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com

Kevin Benedict Interviews Micron's Mike Bokan at Mobile World Congress 2015
Mobile Expert Interviews: Xamarin's Steve Hall
Mobile Expert Interviews: Microsoft's Rob Tiffany at MWC15
What's New in Mobility in 2015 - Reporting from MWC 2015
The Following Two Videos on Mobile Technologies are too Controversial to Show Here
Selfie Sticks - 2015's #2 Mobile Innovation Product of the Year and #9 World Wonder
The State of Digital Transformation and Mobility in Asia - An Interview with Manish Bahl
Managing and Cultivating Mobile and Digital Transformation
Merchants of Ideas and Innovation
The Economic Winner's Column - Talking Digital Transformation from Chennai India

Videos and Podcasts of Note

88% of enterprises have mobile deployments but only 8% of mobile service directors know how their deployments are performing
95% of companies acknowledge they have problems with their mobile deployments but most lack the insight and often the resources necessary to address them effectively.
99% of mobile device failures are NOT predicted but ARE predictable
Elemez Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions
mProdigy Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions

Whitepapers of Note


Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization



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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Kevin Benedict's Mobility News Weekly – Week of March 1, 2015

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly
Also read Mobile Health News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-market smartphone dubbed the BlackBerry Leap that is set to replace the Z3 device launched a year ago, in a move to woo buyers in certain emerging markets where BlackBerry still has a fairly large client base.  Read Original Content

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced that it would acquire Aruba Networks Inc. for the sum of $2.7 billion in cash. Aruba offers access points that deliver secure Wi-Fi client access to indoor and outdoor enterprise wireless local area network environments, as well as mobility controllers, which manage wired and wireless access across multiple locations.  Read Original Content

BlackBerry announced BES12 Cloud, turning its traditional enterprise mobility management solution into a cloud-based one.  BES12 Cloud will target small and medium-sized businesses, as well as individual departments of larger corporations.  Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.b2msolutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions.

According to Allied Market Research, the global mobile security market will reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate of 40.8 percent during 2014 - 2020.  Read Original Content

According to Tech Blog, Google’s Play store has earned over $7 billion over the last 12 months, which gets closer and closer to Apple’s App Store’s results.  Read Original Content


Security is being taken increasingly seriously in enterprise mobility, according to research from Good Technology.  The latest Mobility Index Report saw that activations of secure mobile apps grew 65 percent in Q4 2014 and 300 percent throughout the year.  Read Original Content

Android nabbed just 11.3 percent of all smartphone profits during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to data from research firm Strategy Analytics. That's a significant slide from a 29.5 percent share in the prior year.  Read Original Content

Google has finally pulled out the big guns with its enterprise mobility offerings, announcing a set of mobile device management, security and device standards under the banner of Android for Work.  Read Original Content

According to research from eMarketer, UK market share for BlackBerry will be only 1.9 percent this year, and the UK has long been considered to be one of the UK's most loyal user bases.  Read Original Content

Kenya is among thirteen of Orange's markets that will be first to receive the newly launched 3G Firefox OS smartphone.  The phone is exclusive to Orange and will be available from Q2 in thirteen of Orange's markets in the region, including, but not limited to, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, Cameroon, and Botswana.  Read Original Content

Cisco Systems and vendor AirWatch have joined forces to help enterprises take advantage of features integrated in Android and iOS.  The companies have launched an initiative called App Configuration for Enterprise, which provides documentation for developers to help them build applications that can be easily managed.  Read Original Content

Mozilla is teaming with major operators like Verizon Wireless to bring Firefox OS devices to developed countries where it currently has very little traction. The first Firefox OS phones sold by Verizon will likely hit the U.S. market in 2016.  Read Original Content

Ericsson, a pioneer in mobile phones that transformed itself into the world’s largest maker of wireless networks, said it’s filing seven new lawsuits in a U.S. court and is asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to block Apple products from the U.S. market.  Read Original Content
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-27/ericsson-sues-to-block-apple-iphone-in-u-s-amid-licensing-spat

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its entirely redefined smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology.  Read Original Content

SkyGiraffe closed the round of funding led by Trilogy Equity Partners, alongside existing investor 500 Startups. The company had taken strategic investment from Microsoft Ventures in the past.  Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com

Kevin Benedict Interviews Micron's Mike Bokan at Mobile World Congress 2015
Mobile Expert Interviews: Xamarin's Steve Hall
Mobile Expert Interviews: Microsoft's Rob Tiffany at MWC15
What's New in Mobility in 2015 - Reporting from MWC 2015
The Following Two Videos on Mobile Technologies are too Controversial to Show Here
Selfie Sticks - 2015's #2 Mobile Innovation Product of the Year and #9 World Wonder
The State of Digital Transformation and Mobility in Asia - An Interview with Manish Bahl
Managing and Cultivating Mobile and Digital Transformation
Merchants of Ideas and Innovation
The Economic Winner's Column - Talking Digital Transformation from Chennai India

Videos and Podcasts of Note

88% of enterprises have mobile deployments but only 8% of mobile service directors know how their deployments are performing
95% of companies acknowledge they have problems with their mobile deployments but most lack the insight and often the resources necessary to address them effectively.
99% of mobile device failures are NOT predicted but ARE predictable
Elemez Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions
mProdigy Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions

Whitepapers of Note


Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization



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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Kevin Benedict Interviews Micron's Mike Bokan at Mobile World Congress 2015

In Boise, Idaho, Micron is a very big deal.  They employ thousands of engineers and technicians in Boise to design, develop and manufacture memory for smartphones, sensors, computers and any other type of system requiring memory.  They are also a major donor to Boise State University and many other organizations in the region.  They are also a big deal in the rest of the world as their memory is found in most mobile and wireless devices at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona this year.  In this interview with Micron's Mike Bokan, VP of Worldwide OEM Sales, we discuss the different kinds of mobile and IoT devices that require memory.  Enjoy!

Video Link: http://youtu.be/xyr4r2TKhgU


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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Mobile Expert Interviews: Xamarin's Steve Hall

This week I am reporting and working at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Between meetings, I hunt down mobile experts to interview and share with you here.  Today, we are privileged to have Xamarin's Steve Hall as our victim/guest.  In this interview we review Xamarin's latest press releases, partnerships and software development strategies.  Enjoy!

Video Link: http://youtu.be/Ob01Io7IOLY




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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Mobile Expert Interviews: Microsoft's Rob Tiffany at MWC15

This week I am working in Barcelona, Spain and attending the Mobile World Congress 2015. Yesterday, I met with my friend Rob Tiffany from Microsoft and recorded this interview on the latest developments in Microsoft Mobility.  Enjoy!

Video Link: http://youtu.be/IBhnucLh60g


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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

What's New in Mobility in 2015 - Reporting from MWC 2015

In this segment, filmed in Barcelona, Spain at the Mobile World Congress 2015, I share my observations of the latest trends and developments in mobile technologies and solutions in 2015.  Enjoy!

Video Link: http://youtu.be/bqIZqdx4DDs




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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Mobile Health News Weekly - Week of March 1, 2015

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

Almost two-thirds of Americans are interested in using a mobile app to manage their health, according to a new survey of 1,015 American adults by Makovsky Health and Kelton.  Read Original Content

Millicom recently announced it has joined the GSMA’s cross-ecosystem Pan-African mHealth initiative, which is designed to connect people with the mobile industry and health services in eleven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including the Tigo operations in Ghana, Rwanda and Tanzania.  Read Original Content

According to a new PwC report, the number of medical providers using smartphones and tablets is increasing. For example, in 2010, about one in eight (12 percent) used mobile devices to check medical records. In 2014, the survey found that almost half (45 percent) do.  Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.b2msolutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions.

In a recent presentation, Manhattan Research Vice President of Research Monique Levy noted that of the 86 percent of the general population going online for health, half are mobile health users. Two thirds of people doing online searches use social media to seek health information, and one third communicate with doctors.  Read Original Content

Recently, Salesforce released the responses of its new “State of the Connected Patent”, which showed millennials prefer to engage with their doctors through the latest technology. The study found 60 percent of millennials support the use of telehealth options and 71 percent would like their doctor to use a mobile application.  Read Original Content


As Sprint gears up for the second class of its mobile health accelerator program in Kansas City, it’s added a clutch of hospital and health system partners. Johns Hopkins Medicine and Mercy Research & Development became accelerator partners, joining University of Kansas Medical Center and Providence Health and Services.  Read Original Content

The market for mobile health monitoring and diagnostics was worth $650 million in 2012, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. The firm projects the market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 43.3 percent from 2013 to 2019. That will put the market at $8 billion in 2019.  Read Original Content

A survey by Kryptiq, a developer of population health management solutions, found 76 percent of respondents "would organize and structure to meet chronic care management program requirements" within six months, while 92 percent said they would make that move within the year.  Read Original Content

In response to Mississippi’s low rankings in overall health, health care stakeholders in 2013 launched the Center for Telehealth program at the University of Mississippi. The program now remotely connects with 165 sites – covering 35 specialties such as psychiatry and premature infant care – and provides about 8,000 telemedicine visits per month.  Read Original Content

Apple's healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals.  Fourteen of 23 top hospitals contacted by Reuters said they have rolled out a pilot program of Apple's HealthKit service - which acts as a repository for patient-generated health information like blood pressure, weight or heart rate - or are in talks to do so.  Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com

Managing and Cultivating Mobile and Digital Transformation
Merchants of Ideas and Innovation
The Economic Winner's Column - Talking Digital Transformation from Chennai India
Real Time Mobile Infrastructure Report - The Challenge
How to Develop a Mobile App Prototype in 7 Days
Mobile Expert Interviews: B2M Solutions' Ron Caine

Videos and Podcasts of Note

88% of enterprises have mobile deployments but only 8% of mobile service directors know how their deployments are performing
95% of companies acknowledge they have problems with their mobile deployments but most lack the insight and often the resources necessary to address them effectively.
99% of mobile device failures are NOT predicted but ARE predictable
Elemez Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions
mProdigy Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions

Whitepapers of Note


Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization


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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of March 1, 2015

Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market.

Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly
Also read Mobile Health News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

Analysts at Research and Markets forecast the global M2M services market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 24.27 percent over the period 2015-2019. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the global connected health M2M market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 33.08 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

M2M will grow from 368 million in 2014 to 2.1 billion by 2022 says Strategic Analytics study on “M2M Connections by Industry Vertical and Bandwidth”. Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.b2msolutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions.

With the Internet of Things exploding for both enterprises and consumers, the machine-to-machine market has seen strong growth in 2014. In Asia Pacific alone, about 27 percent of companies have adopted M2M solutions, according to Vodafone's latest M2M Barometer report. Read Original Content

Spanish telecoms operator Telefonica ended 2014 with a total of 5.56 million M2M accesses in Latin America, up from 4.14 million by the end of December 2013. Read Original Content


Despite the enthusiasm surrounding the potential of the Internet of Things very few companies have actually implemented strategies incorporating smart devices, a Gartner survey has found. Read Original Content

Analysts forecast the global Internet of Things market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 31.72 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

TechNavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a list of the Top 19 Companies in the Global Internet of Things Market. The Global IoT Market is expected to more than triple, topping $US 778 billion by 2019, and growing at a compound annual growth rate of 31.72 percent from 2014-2019. Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com


Managing and Cultivating Mobile and Digital Transformation
Merchants of Ideas and Innovation
The Economic Winner's Column - Talking Digital Transformation from Chennai India
Real Time Mobile Infrastructure Report - The Challenge
How to Develop a Mobile App Prototype in 7 Days
Mobile Expert Interviews: B2M Solutions' Ron Caine

Videos and Podcasts of Note

88% of enterprises have mobile deployments but only 8% of mobile service directors know how their deployments are performing
95% of companies acknowledge they have problems with their mobile deployments but most lack the insight and often the resources necessary to address them effectively.
99% of mobile device failures are NOT predicted but ARE predictable
Elemez Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions
mProdigy Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions

Whitepapers of Note


Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization


************************************************************************

Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Following Two Videos on Mobile Technologies are too Controversial to Show Here

Sometimes I record video commentaries about the mobile industry that are just too controversial to publish.  They may identify trends, or identify select technologies and perhaps even vendors that you should avoid or embrace, while at other times the information is just too scary.  These two short videos, filmed in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, are examples of videos I cannot publish.

Video Link: http://youtu.be/BdI5TV3bTw0



Video Link: http://youtu.be/i5fwH2lUn-k?list=UUGizQCw2Zbs3eTLwp7icoqw


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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Kevin Benedict's Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of March 1, 2015

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly
Also read Mobile Health News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

New research conducted by IDTechEx finds the RFID market—including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID—will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems, interrogators, and then tags, in terms of total money spent. Read Original Content

Con Edison is planning to spend $1.5 billion to make its electric and gas meters "smarter." The utility, which serves nearly 10 million people in New York City and Westchester, wants to embark on an eight-year "advanced metering initiative," as part of its recently filed rate case. Read Original Content

The China Smart Meter Industry Report, 2014-2018 market research says the advancing smart grid construction in China spurred the constant growth of smart meter demand. By the end of 2013, 370 million smart meters had been accumulatively installed in China, and the figure is expected to hit 500 million in 2015. Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.b2msolutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions.

A new report forecasts global revenue from smart meters will increase over the next decade from $5.1 billion in 2014 to $6.6 billion in 2023. The data from Navigant Research examined the worldwide market opportunities for smart electric meters. Read Original Content

The number of fleet management systems in active use in China is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 22.9 percent from 2.1 million units at the end of 2014 to 5.9 million by 2019. Read Original Content


ReportsnReports.com reports the fleet management system market in the Americas will grow at a combined annual growth rate of 16.71 percent by volume over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

The consumer telematics market generated revenue of $51.5 billion in 2013. This market is estimated to grow at a high rate by 2020 to reach $137.7 billion. Read Original Content

According to market analysts, India telematics market is projected to touch $301.23 million by 2021. In India’s telematics market, aftermarket segment has accounted for the largest market share and is anticipated to lead in the forecast period. Read Original Content

Latest Articles on http://mobileenterprisestrategies.blogspot.com

Managing and Cultivating Mobile and Digital Transformation
Merchants of Ideas and Innovation
The Economic Winner's Column - Talking Digital Transformation from Chennai India
Real Time Mobile Infrastructure Report - The Challenge
How to Develop a Mobile App Prototype in 7 Days
Mobile Expert Interviews: B2M Solutions' Ron Caine
Mobile Expert Interviews: Learning about 3D Modeling Software for Smartphones and Tablets


Videos and Podcasts of Note

88% of enterprises have mobile deployments but only 8% of mobile service directors know how their deployments are performing
95% of companies acknowledge they have problems with their mobile deployments but most lack the insight and often the resources necessary to address them effectively.
99% of mobile device failures are NOT predicted but ARE predictable
Elemez Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions
mProdigy Mobile Intelligence Platform from B2M Solutions

Whitepapers of Note


Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization


************************************************************************

Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Selfie Sticks - 2015's #2 Mobile Innovation Product of the Year and #9 World Wonder

Step aside Thomas Edison, there is a new invention in town - the Selfie Stick.  It is changing the world of lonely travel, perception and image.  Don't leave home without it.

Video Link: http://youtu.be/MtiFgm4P3eM?list=UUGizQCw2Zbs3eTLwp7icoqw

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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

The State of Digital Transformation and Mobility in Asia - An Interview with Manish Bahl

I had the privilege last week, while working in India, to interview Cognizant's Head of the Center for the Future of Work in Asia, Manish Bahl.  In this interview we discuss the current state of mobility and digital transformation across Asia.  Enjoy!

Video Link: http://youtu.be/MtiFgm4P3eM?list=UUGizQCw2Zbs3eTLwp7icoqw

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Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.