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The 2015 AT&T Analyst Summit: Laser focus emerges around the Internet of Things (IoT)

AT&Ts IoT Strategy and plans as highlighted at the 2015 AT&T Industry Analyst Summit
Categories Tags Over the past 5 years, AT&T’s commitment to IoT has never been in question. The company made large investments to create and build up the 2 different divisions… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/2015-t-analyst-summit-laser-focus-emerges-around-internet-things-iot/

Mobile Worker (B2E) Apps: More, More, More

North American businesses continue to demonstrate high interest in deploying mobile software applications to their employees (B2E). Why? ROI, more engaged customers, and happier workers.
Categories Tags North American businesses continue to demonstrate high interest in deploying mobile software applications to their employees (B2E).  Why?  ROI, more engaged cu… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-worker-b2e-apps-more-more-more/

Mobile Application Partners: Who Do Businesses Prefer?

Most North American companies prefer to work with an outside expert when choosing and deploying mobile apps. However, their partner preferences are changing -- and the shift may be troubling to wireless carriers.
Categories Tags The majority of North American companies prefer to work with an outside expert when selecting and implementing mobile software applications.  However, just who… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-application-partners-who-do-businesses-prefer/

Uberization of Healthcare - Are the Opportunities Real?

The prevalent consensus thus far is the Uberization of healthcare will be one of the defining healthcare trends of the 21st century. In this Forbes article, Reenita Das, healthcare expert at Frost & Sullivan, explores the potential for this new model to b…
Categories Tags Check out my colleague Reenita Das' article in Forbes as she explores the issues with this model: http://www.forbes.com/sites/reenitadas/2015/09/24/the-end… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/uberization-healthcare-are-opportunities-real/

Survey Says: Prepackaged Mobile Apps Beat Custom Solutions

When a company decides to deploy a mobile business application, one of the first walls they run into is the "build or buy?" decision. Our latest decision-maker survey reveals a clear preference.
Categories Tags When a company decides to deploy a mobile business application, one of the first walls they run into is the “build or buy?” decision.  For many years, while… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/survey-says-prepackaged-mobile-apps-beat-custom-solutions/

Bit by Bit: NIST Advances Quantum Computing

Teleportation has long been the realm of science fiction. From Douglas Adams to Isaac Asimov, storytellers have ensnared us with visions of instantaneous travel. Physical teleportation remains a fantasy. Quantum teleportation, the transfer of quantum inf…
Categories Tags   What happened? Teleportation has long been the realm of science fiction. From Douglas Adams to Isaac Asimov, storytellers have ensnared us with visions o… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/bit-bit-nist-advances-quantum-computing/

The iPhone Upgrade Program – Carriers Beware!

On 9/9/2015, Apple announced its latest devices in San Francisco. While much of the analyst commentary has been focused on new device features and functionality, I would like to discuss a small footnote of the announcement that is likely to send shockwave…
Categories Tags On 9/9/2015, Apple announced its latest devices in San Francisco. While much of the analyst commentary has been focused on new device features and functionalit… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/iphone-upgrade-program-carriers-beware/

What to make of the Apple announcements today..

Apple ipad Pro, Apple Upgrade Plan and Apple TV Stand Out
Categories Tags Its amazing to see how well the Apple team has continued the legacy of Steve Jobs. The trademark annual launch events continue to generate the same excitemen… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/what-make-apple-announcements-today/

“Hey Siri” Tomorrow Widely Anticipated to be One of Apple’s Biggest Media Events

One hint about the importance of tomorrow’s media event to Apple lies in the choice the company made for this year’s venue: the Bill Graham Auditorium, which can seat up to 7,000 people, as opposed to last year’s September location, the Flint Center, whic…
One hint about the importance of tomorrow’s media event to Apple lies in the choice the company made for this year’s venue: the Bill Graham Auditorium, which can seat up to 7,000 … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/hey-siri-tomorrow-widely-anticipated-be-one-apples-biggest-media-events/

BlackBerry Bolsters Its Enterprise Acumen with Good Technology Acquisition

BlackBerry announced this morning its latest M&A move, an all-cash purchase ($425m) of Good Technology, a leading player in the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) space. The acquisition further boosts BlackBerry’s software portfolio, after buying the l…
Tags BlackBerry announced this morning its latest M&A move, an all-cash purchase ($425m) of Good Technology, a leading player in the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) space. … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/blackberry-bolsters-its-enterprise-acumen-good-technology-acquisition/

Bitcoin 2.0? A Fork in the Road Ahead

Two factions have emerged in what will prove, however it is resolved, to be a pivotal moment for the Bitcoin Blockchain. Bitcoin is heading into dangerous territory and an unnecessary crisis point, according to one faction of developers. The time has come…
Two sides of the same coin: Bitcoin Core and BitcoinXT Two factions have emerged in what will prove, however it is resolved, to be a pivotal moment for the Bitcoin Blockchain. … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/bitcoin-20-fork-road-ahead/

Sponsored Data Can Accelerate Mobile Service Adoption for Latin American Businesses & Governments

By sponsoring consumers’ mobile data use, companies and governments can reduce costs, create new revenues, expand reach and enhance their brand perception
In today’s highly mobile, data-driven world, consumers everywhere place a high value on the time-saving and money-saving facilities mobile data technologies allow, and businesses … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/sponsored-data-can-accelerate-mobile-service-adoption-latin-american-businesses-governments/

Solid Customer Experience and Trust Are Key in Growing eCommerce

eCommerce has become entrenched as a retail channel but one where customers still tend to browse rather than buy. Companies must take steps to improve the Customer Experience to grow online sales, particularly from mobile devices.
Tags eCommerce has evolved from a novelty, since its inception with the World Wide Web some 20 years ago, to a practical and ubiquitous channel. It has replaced faxes, paper cat… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/solid-customer-experience-and-trust-are-key-growing-ecommerce/

Google rewrites the Alphabet: They’re coming for your industry too

In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google
In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google Google, the Silicon Valley search giant, has just announced plans to reorganize under a ne… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-rewrites-alphabet-theyre-coming-your-industry-too/

Can Wearable Technology Occupy the Smart Home Space?

Blog exploring the wearable device opportunity in the smart home
Categories Tags Today, wearable technology uptake is limited to a niche market mainly constituting tech enthusiasts. One of the biggest challenges restraining mass market upta… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/can-wearable-technology-occupy-smart-home-space/

The Role of a Standardized TEE in the DRM Industry

The (perceived) need for hardware-rooted DRM clients is growing, which creates new challenges and costs in porting services across many client platforms. Standardized TEE interfaces could, in theory, ameliorate the porting challenges while providing relia…
Categories Tags The trusted execution environment (TEE) is a secure area that resides in the main processor of a connected device and ensures that sensitive applications are s… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/role-standardized-tee-drm-industry/

MIT's "Enigma" Project Secures Cloud Computation

Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. How many of the services you use do you really trust with that data any further than necessary? MIT's Media La…
Categories Tags What is it? Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. H… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mits-enigma-project-secures-cloud-computation/

Gun Violence in US and Long-term Implications to Future Life

Categories Tags Gun violence appears to be great fodder for media as it always becomes the top news story and is discussed and overanalyzed. Unfortunately, it sets a tone for s… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/gun-violence-us-and-long-term-implications-future-life/

Hide Magic Up Your Sleeve, Fabric Could be Your New Touchscreen

Categories Tags The development of the wearable device landscape is leading to growing convergence across IT and other industries. Technology vendors and vertical-specific OEM… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/hide-magic-your-sleeve-fabric-could-be-your-new-touchscreen/