Jeff Haynie: Five things I will do different for my next startup

Jeff Haynie, CEO and Co-Founder of Appcelerator just published an article entitled “Five things I will do different for my next startup“, which is well worth a read. Here are the five lessons Jeff learned: Monetize earlier Scale slower Burn less Automate and outsource everything Measure everything Read Jeff’s article >

I’m quite surprised with these results

Yesterday I performed a completely unscientific poll asking “What’s your primary app development target platform?” and I am quite surprised with two things: 44% of the 75 participants are still primarily developing rich client apps Only 9% are developing primarily for mobile/tablet What’s your take on these results?

Technology Complacency – I’m in a good place

This is the first time in many years that I am not feeling the need to upgrade my desktop computer, laptop, smart phone or  tablet. I’m not even feeling the slightest urge to to get new kit of any kind. My 27″ 2011 iMac is running great, my iPad mini is awesome, my 2012 MacbookContinue reading “Technology Complacency – I’m in a good place”

Podcast: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report

On this episode we interviewed IBM’s Paul Brunet, Vice President ISVs, startups and academic relations, IBM about the recent release of the IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report. During the interview we talked about: Paul’s role at IBM What exactly does the Tech Trends Report covers What surprised Paul in the report The growing skill gapsContinue reading “Podcast: The IBM 2012 Tech Trends Report”

Updated: IBM Notes/Domino mobile solutions podcast roundup

Over the last couple of months Taking Notes (@takingnotespod) has interviewed three five companies who provide software, tools and services that can help you mobilize your Notes and Domino applications: We4IT’s docLinkr (Episode 159) YouAtNotes Domino To Go (Episode 158) Teamstudio’s Unplugged (Episode 151) Kryos Velocity AppXtender (Episode 169) Mobilite (Episode 168) We also recently had some otherContinue reading “Updated: IBM Notes/Domino mobile solutions podcast roundup”

Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram

We spoke with Chris Reckling (Program Manager, Mobile UX at IBM) and Rob Ingram (Manager of Mobile Strategy, Social Business at IBM) to get the inside scoop on what’s new with IBM mobile apps. Topics we cover included: Mobile app rebranding (it’s blue!) Principles for mobile interface design Mobile OneUI and consistency across apps CoolContinue reading “Podcast: What’s New in IBM Mobile Apps, with Chris Reckling and Rob Ingram”