Archive for September, 2010

The Mobile patent wars [3]

Thursday, September 30th, 2010Interesting development shortly after my last two posts on mobile marketing and patents (Mobile Patent Wars), (Mobile Patent Wars 2).Legal battles between Apple and Nokia have been ongoing in the US over smartphone technology but the fight has just moved ...

Mobile money and Ian Bennett CEO and President of the Canadian Mint

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010They say life is stranger than fiction, last week Tomi Ahonen was with me in Africa, working with a world class team on the future of mobile for a client. Mobile money came up on a number of occasions, because ...

Helping companies grow in the networked world

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010What does a smart person do when relocated to another place where high-flying marketing jobs are not available? I was talking yesterday to Rebecca Caroe – she’s a marketing geek from way back with whom I’ve collaborated on a ...

The mobile patent wars [2]

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010Where has the puck patent been for mobile?In my last blog I wrote about The Mobile Patent Wars and how it will also impact Mobile Marketing in the near future. It is an accepted view that patents will play a ...

A people will only be free when their control their own communications Mr Murdoch

Sunday, September 19th, 2010The headline is a quote from Frantz Fanon someone who was recognised as an authority on post colonial rule, Fanon's statement about people, society, communication and freedom is encapsulated in the point Will Hutton makes, link to Observer story (here), ...

Journey’s in augmented reality

Sunday, September 19th, 2010Picked this post up from Layar co-founder, M. Lens-FitzGerald. Urban Augmented Realities and Social Augmentations that Matter: Talking with Bruce Sterling, Part 2The post is well worth a read, and I picked this nuggetJesse Schell described the importance of AR ...

Location used to look like this

Friday, September 17th, 2010Ordnance Survey Maps for sale in the Market Square in Cambridge - shot with my mobile phone camera.Arguments in the car about someone's skills as  a "Map Reader"are now a thing of history and folk lore

News.me = mutuality

Friday, September 17th, 2010So its no surprise thatThe New York Times Is Preparing Social News Service Dubbed News.meThe future of newsbrands? 

The mobile patent wars

Monday, September 6th, 2010It is well recorded that one one of the reasons Apple decided to put their antenna on the outside of their iPhone was because Nokia has such a comprehensive patent portfolio on antenna's in mobile devices, it shied away from ...

Engaging Leadership LeMonde reviews Didier Marlier

Friday, September 3rd, 2010I had the great pleasure to meet Didier Marlier purely by chance in Sao Paulo a few weeks ago. A wonderful encounter as he and I will be working together for the first time via Gerd Leonhard's new venture the ...

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