If you are reading this, then it is fair to say that one of the more celebrated predictions for 2012 – namely, that Armageddon would put in an appearance while we’re all busy with today’s breakfast cereal – has not come to pass. This tells us a number of things, not least that long range forecasting – to quote the sage Medawar once again - “may be comically wrong”.
In our recently announced Top 10 mobile trends for 2013, we made the – potentially contentious – statement that 2013 will be the year Microsoft exploits its full potential as traditional computing becomes increasingly mobile.
Only a couple of years ago mobile VoIP had the reputation of bad QoS, dropped calls and an altogether unsatisfactory user experience
“Wise folk may or may not form expectations about what the future holds in store but the foolish can be relied upon to predict with complete confidence that certain things will come about in the future or that others will not.” Thus begins an essay by the late, Nobel-winning scientist Sir Peter Medawar.
Bill Goodwin from Computer Weekly interviews our Senior Analyst, Nitin Bhas, on the risks and implications of the BYOD (bring your own device) trend along with the need for mobile security.