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BlackBerry and the Innovator’s Dilemma

The Innovator’s Dilemma Many years ago I read a terrific business book by Clayton M Christensen entitled “The Innovator’s Dilemma”.   Christensen’s book discussed how revolutionary new technologies could fundamentally “disrupt” long-held business models and unseat long-time industry leaders. It also discussed how individual companies, in an attempt to satisfy existing customer needs, could become prisoners […]

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Addicted to Mobile

Five months ago, I wrote a white paper describing five key trends that would affect digital signage – particularly ad-funded digital signage.  Those trends focused on the increasing affinity of consumer to: Consume video-oriented content – particularly via mobile devices Consume and share information via social networks – increasingly via mobile Adopt wireless technologies – […]

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Ad-Funded Digital Signage: Is There A Future In It?

Today, I just released a new white paper entitled, “Ad-funded Digital Signage: Is There a Future In It?”. This release came one day after a presentation that I gave at Digital Signage Expo 2010 in Essen, Germany. In both the white paper and the presentation, I laid out the five social and technological trends that […]

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The Decade In Review

I have said and written on many occasions that we are in the third era of mobile communications. The first era, the Personal Communications era, was about using phones without wires (1973 – 1995). The second era, the Personal Productivity era, was about using data-enabled mobile phones for web browsing, mobile email, scheduling and text […]

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What About Blackberry and Windows Mobile?

Many of you who have read my white paper on “Trends in Mobility and the Implications on Digital Signage” have asked me a common question: “You mention the iPhone as being a game-changing technology, but where do the RIM Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices fit into the picture?” Well the answer is relatively short, but […]

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