On Ambient and (Mobile) Context

Recently I have been seeing the word “ambient” used a lot to describe “context”; a good example is Alohar Mobile and its Mobile Ambient Analytics Platform. Alohar Mobile are also the makers of Placeme. Is Ambient the new Context? It…

Retail Stores vs. Amazon (2012)

Something subtle but very important occurred yesterday. I am talking about Target’s decision to stop selling Amazon’s Kindle e-readers (hyperlink: USA Today). In the above article you can find one sentence that summarizes the struggle that Retailers have been facing:…

Mobility in 2011

This is my first post of 2011. I’ve been wanting to make this post since early January, but 2011 already has proven to a very busy year. A great year for mobility, 2011 should be. As the year 2011 begins,…