What will be the future of mobility like? The opening session I attended this morning at the Gartner symposium was entitled “by 2017 your smartphone will be smarter than you”. The speakers … Lire la suite
As I am preparing for the Gartner symposium in Barcelona, due to take place on November 11 – 14, having been kindly invited by Samsung to join a team of … Lire la suite
No, you’re not deaming! The SticknFind startup raised closed to 1 million dollars on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. And The founders of SticknFind are no rookies either for they have … Lire la suite
This was the second panel at the useful social media conference and it was devoted to customer interaction. This is the report for part 1 in the panel with Lennart Boorsma who works for Heineken (Global Brand Team). The moderator was Mike McGrail from the SocialPenguinBlog
The Silicon entrepreneur explained that there are 2 main groups of hotel bookers. One is for people who have the time to book in advance, be it for business or leisure, whereas the other group is impulse bookers. These are the ones that Hoteltonight is catering for: “they are presented with last minute deals. Having an app in your pockets truly changes the way you think about hotels” Shank added.
[note: this is a guest post I did yesterday on behalf of the live.orange.com blog]
Reporting live from mobile world congress from Barcelona for Orange Live Immersion is a San Jose based company which was set up 18 years ago in order to develop force … Lire la suite
The API landscape is extremely dynamic. The following 2 diagrams taken from ProgrammableWeb describe the most common APIs which are used in order to build mash-ups. They show the dominance of major historic players (check the “see all time” diagram) but also the more recent rise of new players such as Twilio in the recent past (last 14 days), as well as the convergence of Cloud Computing and Telecom.
As I started writing this article at the beginning of October 2011 , the http://www.programmableweb.com/ web site indicated on its home page that it has identified 4007 APIs and 6175 mash-ups on a global footprint: At the moment you are reading this piece on the Visionary Marketing, I am certain these numbers are completely outdated. I agree that, Dear Developers, these numbers are still very far from your ‘Ocean of Apps’ but this new ecosystem nevertheless starts to look like a ‘Jungle of APIs’.
The second panel today at iStrategy, the title of which was “Engaging Your Audience with Mobile Apps”. The panellists were: Moderator: Mark Curtis – CEO, Flirtomatic Panellists: Alex Musil – … Lire la suite