7 years, 1 month ago

Digital Razorblades: CIO Insight from App Stores

  Razorblades. This was the thought I had while browsing the “top grossing” apps in the Apple AppStore today.  The top 10 grossing apps are “free” and the same is true in the Android store. How could this be?  Well, it turns out that these apps ARE free, but make their revenue by selling add-ons, upgrades, tokens, in-game currency, game equipment, etc.  This is like the razor vs blades business model, in which the razor […]

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7 years, 8 months ago

The End of Apps? Not.

Amazon released their HTML5 Kindle reader this week, and I couldn’t keep myself from commenting on all of the talk of people saying/hoping/proclaiming that this was the beginning of the end for apps and Apple’s AppStore. Hogwash. I think it’s great that Amazon has released the HTML5 version of the Kindle reader, complete with integration […]

7 years, 11 months ago

3 Keys for the Mobile Enterprise

Print PDF Guest post by Dan Eckert An agile organization is a mobile organization. And, given today’s technologies, there’s no reason why your company shouldn’t be both. Today’s alignment of smart handhelds, information clouds, and social networking innovation can finally take the power of IT to the edge of your enterprise where it belongs. Making the most of this alignment is where success is achieved or lost. So what does technology leadership need to know […]

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9 years, 22 days ago

Why I’m Excited About the iPad

While my iPad will arrive in “late April,” I’ve been following all the buzz this week, reading reviews, checking out the app store, etc. Late April can’t get here soon enough in my opinion. Here’s what has me so excited about it. I’ve always preferred taking notes electronically, but in the past three or fours, […]