April 25, 2017
Apr 25, 2017

What Facebook’s AR Studio Means for Brands

I watched the Mark Zuckerberg keynote at F8 last week (F8 is the yearly Facebook developer conference if you have not heard of it before)1. It’s difficult not to admire the man’s ambition for...
April 17, 2017
Apr 17, 2017

Customer Experience Trumps Channels

Most retailers have made significant investments over the last few years to transform their businesses across online, mobile and in-store channels, but clearly this hasn’t brought foot traffic back...
April 13, 2017
Apr 13, 2017

The 2017 Guide for CIOs: Part One

Digital transformation is one of the top priorities for CIOs in 2017. Failing to incorporate emerging technologies to streamline operations and build value-adding products/services for customers, can...
April 12, 2017
Apr 12, 2017

Could You Compete with Uber?

Imagine if a competitor with deep (almost unlimited) pockets, speed and disruption, like Uber, was to enter your industry as the main competitor. A company that doesn’t care about status quo, is...
April 7, 2017
Apr 7, 2017

The State of Mobility in Fashion and Apparel

Despite news of major retail brands closing up shop, the U.S. fashion currently holds a market value of $385.7B while fashion worldwide generates up to $2.5T a year. So, why are retailers struggling...
April 5, 2017
Apr 5, 2017

How to Do Customer Service in a Mobile World

Most companies see customer service as a cost center. As a customer, I see customer service as a core part of the brand I’m doing business with. Good customer service means I’m a happy...
March 28, 2017
Mar 28, 2017

How to Pick the Right IoT Partners

“If you disassemble a modern drone, VR headset, or IoT device, you’ll find mostly smartphone components.” -Chris Dixon of a16z Every business and organization, large and small, will be...
March 23, 2017
Mar 23, 2017

600 App Developers but Not ‘The One’

Ariyana at Nike asked the LinkedIn community for recommendations on an app development partner and so far, she has received over 600 comments and suggestions. How could she possible choose the right...
March 21, 2017
Mar 21, 2017

3 Steps to Success in AI for Anyone

Expectations have been set high with Elon Musk talking about robots/automation taking over all our jobs, as well as Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking warning us about the threat of AI to mankind....
March 16, 2017
Mar 16, 2017

Why Building a Mobile App Is Not Enough

Someone asked me recently whether I worked for a "mobile app shop." The very question conveys the casual notion that functionality provisioned on a smartphone, tablet, or wearable device is the...
March 14, 2017
Mar 14, 2017

IoT Evolution 2017: Recap

The Telit Iot Innovation and IoT Evolution Conference was held in Ft. Lauderdale last month. Companies from all over gathered together to learn how the Internet of Things is driving productivity,...
March 13, 2017
Mar 13, 2017

Top Enterprise Mobility Priorities in 2017

Cloud integration is currently the top mobility priority among enterprises followed by managed services (devices, applications, …) and data management according to recent research by DMI and...
March 9, 2017
Mar 9, 2017

3 Keys to Success in Omni-Channel Retail

In January of this year, we released our second annual Mobile Maturity Model report. In this report, we gathered survey data into existing customer shopping behavior, future desired behavior and...
March 7, 2017
Mar 7, 2017

Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program

By delivering over 250 mobile projects over the last 12 months, we’ve showcased our strong capabilities in app development and app management across both mobile and web. More than 30 of said...
March 6, 2017
Mar 6, 2017

7 Trends and Insights from MWC17

Bill Gates once said that “Development and adoption of new technologies is usually slower than we expect, but when it happens it’s faster and the impact is much greater than we could ever have...
February 28, 2017
Feb 28, 2017

Uncovering MWC17: Day 0 to 1

Mobile World Congress is on and the news stream is full of device announcements from the new and the old. Here's a quick summary of what you need to know (and what most people don't...
February 21, 2017
Feb 21, 2017

Innovation Labs Are Failing

Almost every Fortune 500 company opened an innovation lab over the past three years, but are they delivering results? Over the past two years I’ve spent time with 30+ innovation hubs, labs and...
February 7, 2017
Feb 7, 2017

VR Remains Niche for Now

Will VR achieve mass-market appeal in 2017 or remain a niche service? Which VR hardware and services have the greatest potential of being successful? Will VR meet the same fate as 3D Television?...
January 30, 2017
Jan 30, 2017

The MWC17 Planning Guide

What & When The biggest mobile show on earth, Mobile World Congress, is about to take place in the Mobile World Capital of Barcelona for the 12th year in a row. The 2016 edition hosted 2,200...
January 26, 2017
Jan 26, 2017

NRF’s ‘Big Show’ 2017: Recap

Last week, DMI sponsored and presented at the National Retail Federation’s ‘Big Show’ at the Javitz Center in New York City. Nearly 35,000 attendees flooded the aisles at the expo to see...
January 24, 2017
Jan 24, 2017

In the Age of Mobility … Jack Be Nimble

Having spent much of my professional life in the world of large-scale technology transformations, I am finding that the world of digital/mobile business models brings some very different requirements...
January 17, 2017
Jan 17, 2017

Mobile and Connected Devices at CES 2017

It has been a week since CES which has given us time to digest the thousands of announcements and gadgets shown. As a mobility company, our focus was naturally on mobile and connected devices. Here's...
December 15, 2016
Dec 15, 2016

Black Friday 2016: How Retailers Stayed on Top

The news is out! “Black Friday became the first day in retail history to drive over one billion dollars in mobile revenue at $1.2 billion, a 33 percent growth year-over-year.” How retailers fared...
November 3, 2016
Nov 3, 2016

Gartner Symposium Orlando Recap

With more than 23,000 CIOs, senior business and IT leaders in attendance, this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, was not only sold out but absolutely buzzing with exciting activities, sessions, parties...
October 27, 2016
Oct 27, 2016

Mobile Shopping 2016 Recap

Last week in Palm Springs, CA, over 250 retail and technology professionals attended the Mobile Shopping event hosted by WBR Research. For three days, retailers, vendors and industry leaders got...
October 21, 2016
Oct 21, 2016

Is Mobile Being Used Effectively in Healthcare?

For many people in the UK, remembering the dosage and when to take medication for example can be a real challenge. There are many factors that can slow progress to recovery, often resulting in added...
October 13, 2016
Oct 13, 2016

Another Day, Another Award for DMI!

Summer ended quickly this year and we’re already missing the warm sunshine. While you were busy catching rays, DMI was busy enjoying the buzz from the awards we’ve won this season, for shaping...

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