Want to go global? Put mobile first – CNN.com

Story out in CNN today about new mobile phone features that are coming out. Here are the highlights:
  • Gartner, the market research firm, has predicted that by 2015, tablet sales will be higher than those of PCs and laptops combined.
  • Gartner expects 80% of businesses to support a workforce using tablets by 2014.
  • Yet Gartner also estimates that 60% of the Fortune 1000 companies will not have a mobile strategy in place by 2014.

Notice a problem?

As the author further notes:

This transformation is happening much faster than the dot-com revolution of the late 1990s, and businesses are catching on. Companies are already developing 20 to 30 apps on average in the three categories of consumer, business-to-business and (B2B) and enterprise.

You can read the full story here:  Want to go global? Put mobile first – CNN.com.

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Enterprise apps for a global workforce

The mobile landscape is vastly different from just a few years ago. Tablet sales are predicted to surpass PCs and laptops by 2015 according to research firm Gartner
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