In March fellow Constellation Research analyst Paul Papadimitriou raised the issue that his new Nokia Lumia, bought in the previous 3 months with which he was very happy, would not upgrade to Windows Phone 8.  He was not happy about this, a Microsoft decision, which resulted in the blog post iPhone theft consequences (Part 3):... (read more)

In March fellow Constellation Research analyst Paul Papadimitriou raised the issue that his new Nokia Lumia, bought in the previous 3 months with which he was very happy, would not upgrade to Windows Phone 8.  He was not happy about this, a Microsoft decision, which resulted in the blog post iPhone theft consequences (Part 3):... (read more)

Recently a guest flying to a wedding in Israel was asked at his departure airport (outside Israel) for his smartphone, tablet and laptop — and passwords.  Though not expressly declared the implication was that ‘security’ would take these devices away, access them and possibly copy them for subsequent analysis.  In this instance the traveler acquiesced. ... (read more)

Recently a guest flying to a wedding in Israel was asked at his departure airport (outside Israel) for his smartphone, tablet and laptop — and passwords.  Though not expressly declared the implication was that ‘security’ would take these devices away, access them and possibly copy them for subsequent analysis.  In this instance the traveler acquiesced. ... (read more)

In recent months Constellation Research (CR) has assembled ever deeper research into how enterprises are handling the myriad of issues where mobiles (including smartphones, tablets and laptops) are changing how enterprises work.  Besides defining market categories like MoDM (Mobile Device Management, mostly for mobile phones), MADM (Mobile Apps and Data Management, where corporate information assets... (read more)

In recent months Constellation Research (CR) has assembled ever deeper research into how enterprises are handling the myriad of issues where mobiles (including smartphones, tablets and laptops) are changing how enterprises work.  Besides defining market categories like MoDM (Mobile Device Management, mostly for mobile phones), MADM (Mobile Apps and Data Management, where corporate information assets... (read more)

Mobile devices are changing the way we work — not just as individuals but also as enterprises.  This applies as much to government as to businesses as the following two examples (both from real life and both from Madrid) demonstrate. In the first a colleague recently had to present his annual tax return to Hacienda... (read more)