The adoption and proliferation of mobile devices is changing work processes and driving field productivity in most or all industry sectors. Form factor and user experience are two dimensions of the mobility evolution, and sensor, GIS and location data are changing the context of portable computing (and monitoring/analyzing device users) no longer tied to desktops.


BlogHaving the right business intelligence and mobile technology helps, but isn't enough.
NewsIBM started notifying employees in its latest round of firings, according to Alliance@IBM, an organization that advocates for workers’ rights and benefits at the company.
NewsWhile the growth of Internet-connected medical devices and wearable fitness products can potentially improve health outcomes, the technology also raises serious privacy and security concerns that could undermine consumer confidence.
NewsThe “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT) could contribute $14.2 trillion to world output by 2030, according to new research by Accenture. But these potential gains are at risk because neither companies nor governments are taking sufficient actions to put in place the conditions necessary for the wide adoption of new digital technologies, the firm says.
NewsMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT), seeking to use the next version of its Windows software to win back consumers and keep business customers happy, gave a detailed look at the new operating system and took the wraps off a modern Web browser.
BlogIBM hopes to shift mobile processing's center of gravity toward the mainframe and away from distributed x86 Linux servers.
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NewsThe global mobile machine-to-machine (M2M) module market will accelerate more noticeably in 2015, and ultimately to nearly triple to $4.5 billion by 2018, according to a new report from technology research firm Infonetics Research.
NewsIBM now generates more than $25 billion in combined annual analytics, cloud, mobile and security revenues. But the company's latest 2015 profit guidance, announced today, has some Wall Street pundits concerned.
NewsEnterprise software sales should enjoy strong growth in 2015, but segments like CRM will experience pricing pressure as cloud and on-premises vendors battle for customer retention, according to Gartner.
BlogTeradata's buyout of Appoxee accelerates the SaaS-based mobile marketing market.
NewsThe vast majority of IT and security managers concede they don't know the number of shadow IT cloud apps within their organization -- which employees use without corporate IT's approval.
NewsIBM's new z13 mainframe system boasts improvements including the ability to perform data analytics on the machine itself, which IBM say can deliver insights faster and cheaper.

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