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Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Worldwide Internet of Things 2014 Top 10 Predictions: Nascent Market Shakes Up Vendor Strategies. This IDC study defines and presents IDC's 2014 top 10 predictions (plus one bonus prediction) for the burgeoning Internet of Things market. It provides both horizontal and vertical predictions and provides insights into the many contributing piece parts of the market including the role of wearable, security, data analytics, and professional services in 2014. "The Internet of Things continues to garner increased focus by IT vendors, systems integrators, and service providers," says Carrie MacGillivray, vice president of IDC's Mobile Services, IoT, and Wireless Infrastructure research. "2014 is going to be a busy year as meaningful partnerships are announced, vendors launch dedicated IoT business units, and enter... (more)

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of March 30, 2014

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Nearly 50 million “non-trucking” commercial fleet vehicles will be equipped with telematics technology by the end of 2019, according to the latest study from ABI Research. Read Original Content According to Sandle Research the global fleet management system market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25.94 percent over the peri... (more)

Thanks Everyone

Book Reviews Thanks Everyone! As of tonight, Dirty Little Secrets is #2 in the sales category on Amazon! How exciting! I am so happy I can barely express it! I have a lot of people to thank. The most amazing thing is that I’ve never met most of these angels – we have met over the past months (in some cases a year or more) over the phone! First, and friend par excellence, is Jeff Blackwell of SalesPractice.com. Even though we don’t know each other well, he fell in love with Buying Facilitation and my decision facilitation model quite a while ago, believing that Buying Facilitation® completes the sales model – with integrity. He has been tirelessly, and obnoxiously (smile) pitching me and the new book daily for months. He humbles me. My friend Jill has been my sounding board, my mother, my friend, and my coach. Without her, I might have had a different book – certain... (more)

CES Features Record 330 New Exhibitors

A record number of new exhibitors – more than 330 companies – will join more than 2,500 exhibitors in unveiling their latest technology innovations at the 2010 International CES. With more than 20,000 new products on display, the International CES is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow. CE Spotlights throughout the CES show floor will feature key market categories including apps, green technology, gaming, location based services and more. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2010 International CES returns to Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2010. “With a record number of new exhibitors, scores of new product introductions, several new Spotlights on the show floor and a dynamic lineup of keynotes sessions, the 2010 International CES will be our best show yet,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “More technology deals w... (more)

Field Mobility News Weekly

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Mobile Money News Weekly Also read Mobile Retailing News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile NFC News Weekly Also read M2M News Monthly As companies continue to make businesses more fuel-efficient, European and North American markets for fleet telematics could jump to $700 million in 2015 from $80 million in 2008. http://sdbj.com/news/2011/mar/21/rising-fuel-prices-pump-fleet-management-businesse/ ******** A Norwegian organization that manages nationwide pallet leasing for retailers and manufacturers, is trying out RFID technology in a pilot project to see how effective the tags are for tracking plastic pallets... (more)

Mobile News Round-Up: Market Size and Trends

The Mobile Marketing News Weekly is an online newsletter that is made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile marketing that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Google studied online shopping behavior for the U.S. in the 2011 holiday season, which revealed a number of interesting stats. 41 percent of those who used mobile phones to shop made a purchase directly on their smartphone. 46 percent researched an item on their smartphone, and then went to a store to make their purchase. 37 percent researched an item on their smartphone then made their purchase online. Read Original Content While actual mobile-shopping purchase transactions accounted for only two percent of e-commerce sales in 2011, the Kellogg Shopper Index – in a survey of 1,400 consumers -- found that more than half o... (more)

SXPad, Psion EP10, Harris RF-3590 and More

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Geneq Inc. has released the SXPad, a full-featured, rugged handheld computer for GPS/GIS data collection that is built for mobile GIS users in applications ranging from Federal/State/Local government, water/electric/gas utilities, and transportation to mining, agriculture, and forestry. Read Original Content Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a global provider of mobile and cloud-enabled application and business integration platforms, announced its mobile offering has been successfully implemented by UK-based Cape to develop an integrated business solution that can run natively on any mobile device. Read Original Content The BlackBer... (more)

iPad 3, Google Play, Mobile Market Statistics and More

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Apple has released the iPad 3, capable of operating on a high-speed 4G, or long-term evolution network. At speeds roughly 10 times faster than current 3G technology, it may help banish the sometimes shaky video quality of older devices. The new iPad also includes a voice-dictation feature and a five-mega pixel camera. Read Original Content Google is officially putting the Android Market name to rest. Starting today, all of Google’s digital media services have been rebranded to fly under a brand new banner: Google Play.  Read Original Content The planet has a population of seven billion people, and there are now 5.9 billion active mobi... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of May 13, 2012

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility and M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Marketing News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Telit Wireless Solutions and CardioNet have partnered to provide a method to capture and transmit cardiac data while the patient is fully ambulatory, helping doctors manage heart health. Read Original Content A new mHealth study from GlobalData says that the market is set to explode, thanks in large part to public and private investors who have helped to move healthcare technology to the next level. Read Original Content Adding to a stable of mo... (more)

mHealth Apps on the Rise and Rise

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. The future is getting closer for emerging mobile technologies to take a critical role in engaging consumers to make better health decisions. Two early examples are contact lenses that can send and receive data, and vital signs sensors capable of continuously monitoring the wearer. Read Original Content Medical devices purchased by consumers used to self-monitor health conditions will account for more than 80 percent of wireless devices in 2016, according to a study conducted by IMS Research. Read Original Content By the end of 2012 mHealth apps will have been downloaded 44 million times. By 2016, that number is expected to increase to ... (more)

Mobility News Weekly

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility and M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Marketing News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Enterprise mobility is evolving so fast that I thought it prudent to conduct a mid-year enterprise mobility survey with 20 short questions and share that information with you.  For that purpose,  I would be most grateful if you would take a few minutes to answer these questions and share your insights.  I will compile the survey results into a report and share it FREE with all survey participants. Please take the survey here. ezprints, I... (more)