Mobile is a Lifestyle, not a Technology

In Mobility by Daniel Newman3 Comments

With an increasing number of companies investing in deployment and management of enterprise mobility than ever before, it’s no surprise it’s one of the hottest trends in today’s business landscape. Remote work is fast becoming mainstream, as flexible hours and work locations allow employees to work more efficiently and accomplish more. Our teams are accessing data, meeting deadlines, servicing clients, …

Has The Term Big Data Lost All Meaning?

In Big Data by Daniel Newman1 Comment

Over the past year or so the conversations surrounding Big Data have been on a continuous loop. With endless streams of data being created on a daily basis, we hear the word ‘data’ being uttered everywhere – conferences, meetings, blogs, peer discussions, corporate parties, you name it. I’ve literally lost the count of the number of times I’ve tried making …

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Digital Disconnection, Good and Bad of Doing So! #SMACtalk Ep 21

In SMACtalk by Brian Fanzo1 Comment

In this episode of SMACTalk, my co-host Brian Fanzo and I discuss the “Digital Disconnect” experience that we both shared when we headed to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  As two highly technology dependent millennials, we share how we reacted to finding out that we wouldn’t have internet access for nearly half a day, and whether or not disconnecting from …

Will Internet of Things (IoT) Impact The Workplace?

In IoT by Daniel Newman1 Comment

The wearable device market is witnessing a steady growth in consumer applications and business use. A new report predicts wearable device shipments will reach 187 million units by 2020 with a compound annual growth rate of 34 percent, which means we will be seeing more and more wearables in both personal and professional aspects of our lives for years to …

Chief Data Officer: Insights Meet Intuition

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Recently, I wrote about the emergence of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) as a new breed of C-Suite executives. Last year, Gartner identified that “there are more than 100 CDOs serving in large organizations today, which is more than double the number in 2012.” While the number of CDOs is rising, there’s a wave of speculation as to whether an organization …

From Smartwatches to Smart Enterprises! Live from #MWC15 #SMACtalk Ep 20

In SMACtalk by Brian Fanzo3 Comments

On this episode of SMACtalk I (Co-host @iSocialFanz) geek out about wearable tech specifically the smart watches and Daniel (@DanielNewmanUv) weighs in as a proud watch collector but not fully sold on the smartwatch options.  Not only could Daniel’s mind be changing but with the most recent Pebble, LG & Huawei watch announcements, the continued development of Android Wear and …

Mobile World Congress: Geofencing may forever change mobile shopping

In Business and Leadership by Daniel Newman9 Comments

BARCELONA, SPAIN — Pulling up to my hotel at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC 2015), I found myself just around the corner from the home of the world renowned “futbol” club FC Barcelona, Camp Nou. With every game, tens of thousands of fans pack the seats to witness their team play. This, however, isn’t limited to just FC Barcelona but to stadiums and …

Mobile World Congress: How NFV is driving the mobile agenda

In Mobility by Daniel Newman1 Comment

It didn’t take long — wandering the halls of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC15) — for me to see (and hear) that network function virtualization (NFV) is a hot topic in both the networking and telecommunication worlds. Every day it is being considered more of an emerging reality for network operators. Why is NFV being talked about so much? First of …