Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

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So you’re designing a connected device solution, are you? What type of network connectivity will you use? Where will you put the intelligence in your solution? In the device? In the Cloud? In an enterprise back end system? These decisions are amongst the thorniest device manufacturers face, since they effect how robustly the device connects to networks and also the end user experience. Explore them with me in my April/May column in Connected World column . . . → Read More: Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

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In the words of a favorite cartoon character, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth of “Futurama”… Good news, everybody! As of this month, I’ve merged my independent consulting practice into 151 Advisors, a global strategic consulting firm for mobile and Cloud-based technology companies. . . . → Read More: Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

GLG Webcast: The Internet of Things – How it Works and Why It Matters

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On Thursday, February 21 at 2 pm EST/11 am PST I presented a webcast on The Internet of Things for the Gerson Lehrman Group.  The webcast was an informative and fun 45 minutes during which I lay out what the “Internet of Things” is, how it works, and why it matters to people, communities, . . . → Read More: GLG Webcast: The Internet of Things – How it Works and Why It Matters

Mobile Finally Saturates the Enterprise: MobileCON 2012 Recap

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Mobile technologies have finally saturated the enterprise, as evidenced by the throngs of corporate CIO’s and other senior executives prowling the exhibit hall and educational sessions at MobileCON 2012 — CTIA’s renamed fall show, held in San Diego September 9-11, 2012. The conference centered on big themes in enterprise mobility, including “bring you own device” (BYOD), machine-to-machine communications (M2M), location-based services (LBS), long-term evolution networks (LTE), automotive applications, mobile payments and more. . . . → Read More: Mobile Finally Saturates the Enterprise: MobileCON 2012 Recap

Waiting to Exhale: CTIA Wireless 2011

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CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando was a hotbed of speculation about how the at&t – T-Mobile merger will affect the U.S. mobile industry. While the ripples will be felt to every corner of the value chain, there was a lot more to talk about at the show. It was fun to watch the “4G” competitors duke it out, and measure China’s growing presence in the U.S. with a Day 2 Keynote by China Telecom and significant Chinese presence on the show floor. The “Internet of Things” became more real as Ericsson’a CEO Hans Vestberg foretold 50 billion connected devices in 2020, and solutions for connected health, proximity marketing, automotive and greentech captured attendee imaginations. . . . → Read More: Waiting to Exhale: CTIA Wireless 2011

Wireless Industry Gathering: CTIA Spring in Orlando, 3/22-24/2011

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Once again, the global wireless industry will gather in Orlando, FL for the Cellular Telephone Industry Association’s (CTIA’s) Spring show. This year we’ll hear about LTE network roll-outs, cool connected devices and a rash of new high- and low-end handsets, plus the services, applications and cool new technologies that keep them all running. Cloud-based mobile services such as mobile wallet, mobile health, context-aware mobile advertising and location-based services (LBS) will also claim their share of the limelight. . . . → Read More: Wireless Industry Gathering: CTIA Spring in Orlando, 3/22-24/2011