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State of Mobile Apps 2013 Study Continues - Make Your Input Count

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Our 2013 State of Mobile Apps study is on-going.

The study main focus is on mobile strategies. Almost half of the companies we have interviewed this year on mobile, indicate either an average or below average ROI. Many cite lack of a clear and focused strategy as a key contributing factor to these results.

Early data shows very interesting changes in mobile strategies.

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An In-Depth Look at How Mobility Drives Business

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We are launching our 2013 industry study of mobile strategies, tools, best practices and budgets. This is an extension of the highly successful 2012 mobile study that focused on identifying the gaps that separate companies that are best in class vs. those that are average.

If you have a point to of view and more importantly hands-on exposure to mobile at a management, business and/or technical levels, we invite you to participate in the survey. Additional details about the study are available here. All participants will receive a free copy of the Executive Summary and will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad Mini.

Numerous CIOs have shared with us feedback from last year's study, indicating how the results have helped fine tune their strategies and budgets. We look forward to hearing from you.

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NPR Marketplace Interview on Mobile Payments

Microsoft Surface - Curiosity is not Enough

Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms (MEAPs) Buyer’s Guide

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Microsoft Surface - Curiosity is not Enough

Posted by Igor Stenmark
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on Tuesday, 08 January 2013
in Mobile Computing

During the holiday season we have been taking a closer look at the Microsoft Surface tablet and assessing interest among consumers, enterprises and app developers.

Our take is that the current version of Surface has some interesting aspects but lacks the critical mass of capabilities and design elements to really "move the needle" for Microsoft in the near future. Our skeptical view is shaped by several factors:

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Microsoft: A Below Surface View

Posted by Igor Stenmark
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Igor Stenmark is a Managing Director of MGI Research.
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on Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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The announcement of Microsoft long-awaited Surface tablet focused everyone's immediate attention on a few of its hardware features such as the keyboard cover and a USB port. In terms of both opportunity and risk for Microsoft and members of its ecosystem, this announcement represents a seminal event. If Microsoft is successful in gaining market share for Surface and can then extend that initial success to other product initiatives, it can dramatically alter the shape of the PC and mobile computing industry. If it fails, then major changes are likely at Microsoft. Market reaction has been positive as MSFT shares finally moved up today by over 3%.

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Mobile Apps Study Aims at Budgets, Practices, Strategies

Posted by Igor Stenmark
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on Wednesday, 16 May 2012
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We just launched a new mobile apps survey aimed at helping enterprises identify best practices, strategies, budget approaches and organizational methods for developing mobile apps.

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NPR Marketplace Interview on Mobile Payments

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On Feb 29th 2012, MGI Research Managing Director - Igor Stenmark, was interviewed on NPR's Marketplace Report about the role of major banks in mobile payments. To listen or read the transcript of the the interview  - "Why Banks Want You to Pay by Phone", click here

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MGI Research Analysts to Host a Session on Mobile Banking

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on Tuesday, 28 February 2012
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On Feb 28th at 12 noon EST (9AM PST) MGI Research Managing Directors Andrew Dailey and Igor Stenmark will host an interview with COO of KONY Solutions and until recently a senior mobile banking executive Anirban Roy. This session is aimed at bank business and technology executives and will focus on the following key issues:

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Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms (MEAPs) Buyer’s Guide

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