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By September 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Apple: Will Size Really Matter?

In a nutshell, the long anticipated day of the Apple iPhone 6 announcement has arrived. Long in that today’s die was cast at Apple way back in 1980. If rumors turn out to be correct, Apple will announce its highly anticipated iPhone 6 incorporating much larger screens: 4.7 and 5.5 inches. Apple may also announce […]

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By August 7, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

BYOD As We Know It Is Dead

“Cell phones” at work are not new. Nor are smart phones. Many credit Blackberry for inventing the concept, but few would argue that Apple with its iPhone, more than other device created this explosive phenomena called BYOD – Bring Your Own Device to work. Most of what BYOD seems to represent so far is an […]

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By July 30, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Is BlackBerry Being Smart Buying Secursmart?

As BlackBerry searches for its escape velocity, we need to keep an eye on one key question: Will BlackBerry be smart in the way the company applies its capital to acquisitions and how? BlackBerry is making its second major investment under its new management. BlackBerry is buying Secursmart, a German company who is well known […]

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By September 5, 2013 8 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Buys Nokia: What Happens Next Matters Most

  Does Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia really mean a serious competitor to Google’s Android and Apple in the Mobile game? So you’ve been reading the headlines over the last few days, there are the optimists and the pessimists among you on whether or not Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia will bring a serious contender into the […]

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By September 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

The Mobilecast – Why Is Microsoft Buying Nokia?

Brian Katz chats with our CEO, Bob Egan, Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin), Bob Egan (@bobegan) and Matt Rosoff (@mattrosoff) about the Microsoft buyout of Nokia Devices and Services announced early this morning. The conversation covers a lot of ground They have a wide-ranging starting with whether the buyout is needed, whether it was worth how much Microsoft […]

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By August 27, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Executive Interview Series: Mobility At Work Is About Getting The Job Done. Yaacov Cohen Explains.

Yaacov Cohen, the CEO and CoFounder of Harmon.ie and I talk about the state of the mobile industry. We focus on transitioning personal mobile devices at work from a “nice to have – to a must have”. Yaacov talks about why CIO’s and IT Exec Staff’s need to focus less on BYOD to Use Your Own […]

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By August 7, 2013 9 Comments Read More →

Video: Bob Egan and Kevin Benedict Talk About Mobile Enterprise Scale

In this video interview, Kevin Benedict, Senior SMAC Analyst at Cognizant and Bob Egan, Founder of Sepharim Group discuss some best practices to think about when designing and deploying scalable enterprise mobility. We think it’s a very entertaining and informative session. Let us know what you think and any new ideas that you have. – […]

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By August 5, 2013 5 Comments Read More →

6 Ways To Look For Mobile ROI

How should an enterprise approach the question of determining ROI on mobility/BYOD? This is one of the most common questions that I get from CIO’s and their IT Executive staffs. Determining ROI is a complex undertaking. More than anything an ROI exercise really needs to be aligned to your business objectives. Equally critical, enterprise leaders […]

By August 1, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Securing Android for the Enterprise

Some interesting points of view by BoxTone’s Brian Reed. Worth the read. BoxTone’s Brian Reed: Securing Android for the Enterprise.

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By July 31, 2013 7 Comments Read More →

Bob Egan – Grandfather of Mobile?

  Today, we visit with Bob Egan, CEO & Founder, Sepharim Group, a mobile enterprise consulting firm, who is the original Gartner wireless VP and a member of the team that created the IEEE 802.11 WLAN standard.   If you know me, you know that I consider there to be three original industry analysts. These are the guys who were  covering wireless […]

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