Mobility Growing Pains

About three months ago I was considering a blog post about how the diversity and fragmentation in the mobile operating system environment was going away. Nokia and  Microsoft were getting together, Android was growing by leaps and bounds and even Blackberry was planning to run Android apps, Apple seemed rock solid, and WebOS was purchased by a big player with deep pockets. Now? Not so much. Oh what a few months can mean . . . (more…)

Windows Phone 7 for the Enterprise: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This week, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7 to the public, introducing new phones, features, and partners, including AT&T and T-Mobile. Before I go any further, I should clarify that I haven’t actually seen or worked with a Windows Phone 7 device. While I’ve read documentation and seen videos (both marketing and technical) you should understand that my opinions are based solely on the descriptions and capabilities of the device provided by others. For those wishing to know more about Windows Phone 7, I break it down here by what I think it might mean for those looking to use this new technology in the enterprise. (more…)