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Posts Tagged ‘tablets’

Mobile is Making Cyber Monday Obsolete

In 2005, Cyber Monday debuted to raise awareness of holiday shopping on the internet when that kind of thing was still unique. Retailers with shopping portals extended Thanksgiving weekend sales to anyone who could shop online at work to avoid the Black Friday crowds at brick-and-mortar stores. Now, Cyber Monday’s clock may be running out, […]

From Laptops To Tablets: Eli Lilly Bought 15,000 iPads

  Mwandama Mutanuka, a colleague of mine who’s involved in business process management (BPM) projects at Perficient, recently authored a blog post about how enterprise mobility can improve clinical research. He started his piece with news that highlighted Eli Lilly’s purchase of 15,000 iPads for employees, starting a few years back. Now, they’re upgrading to […]

What The NFL And Pharma Have In Common

There’s been a lot of hoopla around the NFL and their new partnership with Microsoft surrounding the Surface tablet, now deemed the official tablet of the NFL and, of course, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s favorite toy. The deal, in part, outfits NFL teams with tablets to improve communication on the field, photo viewing, and […]

You Can Finally Stop Avoiding Those Horse-Sized Pills

It sounds like a funny topic, but it’s actually an unfortunate problem for many people – one in three, actually. When people struggle to swallow large pills (tablets and capsules), they tend to take less than the prescribed dose, or even avoid taking the medicine altogether. Either situation can result in making their medical conditions […]

Top Banks Shine on the Channel Convergence Panel at #BI13

This session was full of mobile and online banking statistics, strategic direction and insights from two of the top retail banks in the U.S.  Accompanied by Fiserv and Backbase, banking leaders from U.S. Bank and USAA shared stories of customer adoption and penetration of mobile, tablet and online channels.  USAA has been in the news […]

What Tablet Growth Means for Your 2013 Banking Services Strategy

Believe it or not, an astounding 19 percent of Americans over the age of 18 now own a tablet of some sort. This is double the number Forrester noted in 2011. It’s true that tech penetration is lower among adults over 47, but not by much. This demographic is now at 14 percent ownership, which is […]

Maybe You’ve Heard, Apple Released an iPad Mini

Unless you have been living “off the grid”, it was difficult not to know that the rumors which have been swirling for months were true and Apple released a 7” iPad Mini.  Despite the opposition of such a device by the late Steve Jobs, Apple has seen the success of Android-based 7” tablets such as […]

WiFi-only Tablets: A Case for Native Mobile Apps?

On the heels of my blog the other day on the topic of iPads, tablets and The New Business Laptop comes an interesting report that only 1 out of 10 tablets sold actually have 3G capability.                         A couple of reasons have been put […]

Tablets: Rise of the Machines

IDC just published their latest PC sales forecast and what caught my eye is that netbooks had dropped as a percentage of PC sales (desktops, laptops, netbooks) from 22% down to 12% last year and slowed even more the first part of this year.  This year, netbook unit sales are expected to be in the […]