Enterprise

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How to Architect for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) resurfaces classic hardware engineering challenges and adds many new software and data ones–all at tremendous scale. My podcast with Forbes-contributor Mike Kavis discusses these and some of techniques I am currently using to overcome them.

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How Can BlackBerry Regain Leadership? Go Android

Imagine how compelling a smartphone would be with Android OS, Android Market AND BlackBerry’s Keyboard.

How to price new enterprise software

The enterprise software market is almost always a paid one. However, how do you establish the price for a brand new enterprise software innovation no one has ever used before?

BYOT: Treat your employees like consumers

There are two kinds of technology in the world: tech that you choose to use and tech you are forced to use. Consumer tech is now sufficiently advanced and easy-to-integrate that it is time to let employees choose and bring their own tech to work for everyday use.

SaaS’ next pricing challenge, balancing easy budgeting with flexibility: Four models

Businesses and consumers love the flexibility of SaaS. However, this flexibility brings a “dark” side: less predictability – and ultimately – less control. Four SaaS pricing models address this challenge, in different ways – and for very different markets.

New technologies Wikileaks will inspire

It is easy to focus on the “tax” that hackers like Wikileaks and Operation Payback impose on the cost of IT and information security. However, the technology industry always adapts. It will evolve products and services in response these attacks that ultimately make our information safer and more secure.