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John Myers

Hey all-

Welcome to my blog. The fine folks at the BeyeNETWORK™ have provided me with this forum to offer opinion and insight into the worlds of telcommunications (telecom) and business activity monitoring (BAM). But as with any blog, I am sure that we (yes we... since blogging is a "team sport"...) will explore other tangents that intersect the concepts of telecom and BAM.

In this world of "Crossfire" intellectual engagement (i.e. I yell louder therefore I win the argument), I will try to offer my opinion in a constructive manner. If I truly dislike a concept, I will do my best to offer an alternative as opposed to simply attempting to prove my point by disproving someone else's. I ask that people who post to this blog follow in my lead.

Let the games begin....

About the author >

John Myers, a senior analyst in the business intelligence (BI) practice at  Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). In this role, John delivers comprehensive coverage of the business intelligence and data warehouse industry with a focus on database management, data integration, data visualization, and process management solutions. Prior to joining EMA, John spent over ten years working with business analytics implementations associated with the telecommunications industry.

John may be contacted by email at JMyers@enterprisemanagement.com.

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The end of smartphone innovation as we know it… ?

Galen Gruman has an excellent piece on the parallels between smartphone development and PC/laptop development.  Gruman lays out the possibility that as smartphones standardize on hardware components, much like PCs did, the rapid pace of innovations that we have been seen over the past three years will soon slow to a trickle…. just as the innovations in  PCs and laptops.

Although I don’t completely agree that smartphone innovation will stagnate, I do see the evidence that unless iPhones and other smartphones come up with additional innovations we will see incremental improvements to the touch screen devices that have become so popular.

What do you think of the potential new innovations for smartphone? Can telecom service providers enable that innovation or do Apple, Google, Nokia, Motorola and HTC have that ‘responsibility’?

Post your comments below or email (John.Myers@BlueBuffaloGroup.com) / twitter (JohnLMyers44) me directly.


Posted December 9, 2009 1:08 PM
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