Tag Archives: Iphone

iPhone Sits on the Cusp of Consumer and Enterprise – Revisited

iPhones and Blackberrys

It’s hard to imagine a world without iPhones, but there was a time when RIM ruled the roost, Blackberry’s were ubiquitous enough to warrant the moniker “Crackberry,” and Blackberry Enterprise Server was the standard for enterprise mobility. IT departments dished out company Blackberry’s to employees and kept them on short, secure leashes. iPhones were the Continue Reading →

Who’s Dictating Cloud App’s in the Enterprise?

Cloud App Rain

My name is Alan Berkson and I’m a cloud-aholic. I Dropboxed my SkyDrive and CRM’ed my Evernote into my Google Apps mailbox. I’m a victim of cloud sprawl. Are you with me on this one? I am experiencing cloud application overload. But they’re so cool. The lure of the next latest and greatest is irresistible. And Continue Reading →

I Now Have A Cloud. All Is Well.

Mom Text 2

Many years (decades?) ago, my father said to me: The world is going to end, not with a bang, but because no one will know how to fix anything anymore. I’m not going to to talk about the disposable society we live in — we don’t fix things, we buy new ones — but about Continue Reading →

Loose Lips Sink Ships


Technology makes life easier. And more often we are less aware of what we are giving away for that ease. Beyond the privacy concerns of the big social platforms, businesses are struggling with the confluence of pervasive communications, Big Data, consumerization of IT, privacy and data security. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Big companies Continue Reading →

OK, I get Pinterest now

Telephoto Lens from Photojojo

I believe in serendipity. For some time now I’ve been puzzled by Pinterest. The massive popularity and implications of value proposition seemed to be tantalizingly out of reach. I get it now. Or, at least a part of it.  Let me explain. I attended a seminar at New York XPO in early May, “Using Technology to Continue Reading →

RIM: A Floor Wax Or A Dessert Topping?

A recent announcement about the debut of RIM’s iPad Challenger made me think about just how much RIM is falling behind with their mobile devices and whether they are even focusing on the right business. Are they a device company or are they a mobile infrastructure company? Continue Reading →

A Chink in the Apple Armor

There’s a chink in the armor. A blemish on the Apple mystique. Rather than accept responsibility for a problem with his product and maintain it’s elevated status, he’s “lowered” Apple and the iPhone to the level of every other Smartphone. Continue Reading →