The Effect of Software People on Telco

On July 3, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Ok this is a longer than normal post. Much longer. 3,000+ words in fact. Grab yourself a cup of coffee before tackling. This is the narrative to the embedded presentation, The Effect of Software On Telco. Reading this post is a kind of substitute for seeing it delivered live. I’ve…

Developer Economics 2011 released

A quick plug for one of my work based projects I’m most proud of. Like any good marketer I spend a lot of time understanding the market and what my prospective customers want and need. Historically this investment in insight was proprietary and used solely internally. I had a “light…

A look back at some predictions for mobile services from 2000 (VIDEO)

Watching this video from Google left me impressed: For the first time, in one slick user experience, a company has combined previously siloed functionality to give you all you need in a simple all encompassing app: Great mapping, now in 3D + street view Location of you and your friends…

So how should Telefonica pitch it’s developer offer?

On September 29, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

A couple of recent blog posts by @dalmaer have set me thinking. You can read them here, and here. I know Dion from the two joint O2 Litmus / Palm barcamps we ran, the last of which was in February. You can check a write up of that here. In…

MEF Publishes Smart Enablers Guide

On July 22, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

I have referenced the work that the MEF has done on Smart Enablers a number of times in recent blog posts (here and here) and now MEF members can download the Smart Enablers guide direct from the MEF site, here. I’ll also be trying to get some hard copies to…

Guest blog post for Vision Mobile

On July 21, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Just a heads up that today Vision Mobile posted a new guest blog from me, here’s the abstract: [In the final part of our series on our latest research – Mobile Developer Economics 2010 and Beyond – Telefonica’s James Parton discusses the challenges facing mobile network operators in their quest to…