Archive for January, 2008

Recent Research: January 2008

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Research is good. Free highlights from expensive research reports are great. Here are some recent headlines:

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Now playing: Ruth – Love Me Like You Do

Indicators: Week of 1/27/08

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Bonus: EE Times reports that wireless “will leave no sector of the global economy untouched

More and more, the world around us reflects the growing assumption of the law of mobility. Each week we will track indicators of Mobility’s growing importance in our businesses, our lives, and our society:

Full list here.

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Now playing: Red Mountain Church – Decide This Doubt for Me

Capturing the Power: Week of 1/27/08

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Mobility is a wonderful thing. As mobility gets built into all products and services, businesses need to learn how to both capture the power of mobility and manage the dangers introduced through mobility. Here are some examples of how the power of mobility is being applied to create competitive advantage:

Complete list here

Beyond the Phone: January 2007

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008


Bonus: John Roese describes “Broadband’s Kindle Paradigm

Converging products into a cellphone is one way that mobility is getting built into every product, but it’s not the only way. Every month, I’ll focus on devices that are integrating the power of mobility into products themselves in ways that create new value for the customer. Power up!

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Now playing: Krissy Nordhoff – Raise The Roof

Managing the Danger: Week of 1/27/08

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

In order to be winners in the new mobile era, businesses will not only need to capture the power of mobility, but also manage the danger. Highlighted below are recent examples of the danger of mobility and how some firms are beginning to manage it:

Full list here.

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Now playing: Red Mountain Church – Crown Him

Business Models: January 2008

Monday, January 28th, 2008

As the Mobility Era matures, obviously a key question will be “how to make money?”. There are plenty of opinions on the best answer to this question. The below is very inclusive and I provide no editorial functions, so don’t take from my selections, ordering, headlines, etc. any indications of the interests or plans of my employer (if you do, you’ll undoubtedly be disappointed when they don’t play out):

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Now playing: Sara Groves – Abstraction

Converged Products: Week of 1/27/08

Monday, January 28th, 2008

The most convenient way that mobility is getting built into products is through the convergence into the cellphone of capabilities that previously existed as standalone products. That way, those products are now with you and available for your use whenever you need them wherever you go.

Complete list here.

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Now playing: Ruth – Standing Still

Enabling Technology: Week of 1/20/08

Friday, January 25th, 2008

The Law of Mobility talks about value increasing with mobility. The impact of this law is being felt because the barriers to building mobility in are being obliterated week after week. Here are examples of technology advances enabling this to happen:

Full list here.

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Now playing: Green On Red – Easy Way Out

Indicators: Week of 1/20/08

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

More and more, the world around us reflects the growing assumption of the law of mobility. Each week we will track indicators of Mobility’s growing importance in our businesses, our lives, and our society:

Full list here.

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Now playing: Gillian Welch – By The Mark

Capturing the Power: Week of 1/20/08

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Mobility is a wonderful thing. As mobility gets built into all products and services, businesses need to learn how to both capture the power of mobility and manage the dangers introduced through mobility. Here are some examples of how the power of mobility is being applied to create competitive advantage:

Complete list here

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Now playing: Cord Of Three – Good