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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 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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By July 25, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Bob Egan – Amplify Festival

 Facts, figures and insights into the relentless march of mobile communications and mobile payments as told by one of  the mobile industry’s most respected voices.         http://youtu.be/8F67U14F3Vk  

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By July 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Video: Bob Egan talks Cloud Mobility with Kevin Benedict

Published on Jul 1, 2013 Cognizant SMAC Analyst Kevin Benedict interviews mobile expert Bob Egan from the Sepharim Group. In this interview we discuss cloud mobility and the role it will play in enterprise mobility and mobile strategies.   http://youtu.be/lryjlndvOKk    

By July 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Video: Bob Egan discusses why some enterprises mobile project’s fail

Bob Egan talks with Cognizant’s Kevin Benedict about some of the things that Bob sees companies do, that causes their enterprise mobility projects to fail. The two most common fails? 1. Not engaging employees in the design of the solution. 2. Under-estimating the impact of the existing infrastructure.     http://youtu.be/iq1mw77GOhI

By June 20, 2013 4 Comments Read More →

Microsoft and Nokia: Should Kissing Cousins Marry?

Rumors are once again circulating that Nokia has a “For Sale” sign on it.
The latest rumors are nothing new citing Huawei, Lenovo and Microsoft all as potential buyers. It was Nancy Gohring’s piece over at CITEworld that prompted me to offer up an opinion. Why would Microsoft buy Nokia’s cow when it’s getting the milk […]