Predict the success of your mobile application by measuring Return on Investment

Predict the success of your mobile application by measuring Return on Investment

Image by William Hook and HowardLake “I have an idea to build a mobile application, but I have no idea what to do next?” I am amazed at how many people say this to me even before they know what I do for a living. Yes folks, it is on everybody’s mind, so it’s time to educate […]


Mobile Applications Round #2: Stop Demanding and Start Delivering

Mobile Applications Round #2: Stop Demanding and Start Delivering

I take my phone everywhere and like most people I only use it probably 2% of the time. Why? If we look into the usage patterns of a smart-phone user, the majority of us only use our phone when it asks us to. The other times it’s to quickly look something up or record something. […]


Start at the end – How to ensure your mobile application development is a success

Start at the end – How to ensure your mobile application development is a success

Created using image by gd08. If you are thinking of building a mobile application, then let me show you the proven way of ensuring it is successful. There is a fundamental flaw in the traditional way businesses built software. It is the fixed approach. Traditional software projects are treated as a singular unit, with a […]


Do you know the impact of mobility on your business?

Do you know the impact of mobility on your business?

Image by CalypsoCrystal We all know the world is going mobile. But have you really thought about how mobility is going to affect your business?  The way you do business? The way you interact with your customers and your employees? The way they want and expect to interact with you? We are all consumers in our […]


One in five top Australian businesses struck by cyber criminals

CYBER criminals stole confidential information and financially defrauded one in five major Australian businesses in 2012, a new government report has revealed. Released today by Attorney General Mark Dreyfus QC, the 2012 Cyber Crime and Security Survey Report shows more than 20 per cent of 255 organisations in Australia’s energy, defence, communications, banking and water sectors reported […]


Young Aussies hung up on their phones

YOUNG Australians are among the world leaders in addiction to smartphones, according to research to be released tomorrow. The Cisco Connected World Technology Report of 3600 people, including 200 Australians, reveals the depth of the addiction under-30s have for their favourite handheld device, turning to it from their first waking moment to their last conscious […]


Gaming app downloads to reach 81 billion in 2013

THERE’S a new multibillion-dollar gaming industry emerging and it’s coming from our pockets. More than 45 billion apps were downloaded to smartphones and tablets last year, Gartner estimates, and that number is set to skyrocket to 81 billion this year. It’s a figure that has traditional game-makers taking note and long-time gamers swapping game controllers […]


Help your sales people close more sales with a mobile business application

Image courtesy of AGmakonts Does your business have sales people out on the road making sales calls?  Yes?  Then you know the more prospects they visit, the more sales they will make. If each of your sales people were able to visit just one extra prospect a day, how would this increase your profitability? A mobile […]


Analyst pans Microsoft’s attempt at MDM

No new cross-OS features. Microsoft has announced updates to its hosted System Center 2012 and Intune services which it claims can deliver a mobile device management (MDM) solution for the enterprise. Mobile Device Management refers to software tools that provide IT administrators with network security and control when attempting to manage the multitude of devices […]


Carmakers at CES let app developers drive innovation

GOOGLING the nearest gas station, sending email from your smartphone, or booking a table at a restaurant: Those are all things you shouldn’t do while driving. But so many drivers have grown accustomed to their on-the-go tasks that carmakers are increasingly trying to make those things easier to pull off with both hands on the […]