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Smartphone Users in Mexico Adopting more Messaging Apps

Mexico will boast 104.3 million mobile connections — 86.7% of the population — and a mobile phone user base of 75.8 million in 2014, nearly half of whom will be smartphone users. One of the most eagerly embraced smartphone capabilities are over-the-top (OTT) mobile messaging services.

via eMarketer

How Next-Gen Data Center Fuels More Open Platform Demand

The ongoing shift to next-generation data center architectures continues to impact the legacy vendor community. The advent of cloud and mobile computing — as well as exponential growth in data variety and velocity — is upending the traditional data center innovation model.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Telco Innovation Deficit Impacts their Revenue Outlook

A recent study found 81 percent of mobile network operators (MNOs) cite decreasing revenues on traditional telecom offerings — such  as SMS — as their most pressing concern. The decline of SMS is being attributed to the surge in over-the-top (OTT) services like WhatsApp, Skype and Facebook Messenger. The latest research by mobilesquared reveals uptake of these services is rising rapidly, with half of MNOs expecting the majority of their customers to be using OTT services in 2015.

via Mobilesquared

Designing New Mobile Device User Interface Innovations

Small consumer electronics, such as smart wearable devices, create new challenges for user interface UI designers that must find innovative ways to enable human interaction via emerging technologies. As a result, semiconductor component integration and software development will also evolve.

via Digital Lifescapes

Why a Focus on Customer Need Matters More than Anything

When marketing executives in North America were asked to rank the most important attributes of customer centricity, having a senior management team committed to understanding the needs and behaviors of the customer market landed in the top spot.

via eMarketer

Enterprise Networking Vendors Prepare for Valid Disruption

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The introduction of open source software platforms and bare-metal systems into the legacy enterprise network realm will eventually disrupt the status-quo for leading vendors that have previously benefited from the lack of unruly innovation. Meanwhile, established vendors can still take advantage of the apparent resistance to change.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Small Developer Teams Drive the Internet of Things

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A recent study found 70% of IoT developers work in small teams, most of them in start-ups of under 50 people. Small, agile teams dominate the search for the next killer app. That should come as no surprise – it takes a lot of flexibility to venture out in the complete unknown.

via VisionMobile

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