Tag Archives: mobile

Kay Kapoor of AT&T on Mentorship in GovCon, ‘Mobile First’ Shift in Gov’t

Kay Kapoor joined AT&T in March 2013 to lead the telecommunications company’s federal business, which has seen several other GovCon and public sector veterans join the organization’s leadership team since then. Kapoor, herself a 25-year telecommunications and contracting veteran, is the recipient of this year’s ACT-IAC Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award …

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Gartner’s Jim Tully: Gov’t to Key on Smart Street, Area Lighting for ‘Internet of Things’

Gartner has predicted the number of connected devices to reach 25 billion by 2020, a nearly five-fold increase from the 4.9 billion projected for 2015. Gartner said Tuesday the automotive sector will see a 96-percent growth of connected things in 2015 and that consumer applications will drive the expansion of Internet of Things. The …

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Andras Szakal: ‘Third Platform’ Shift Means New Integration Approaches for Enterprise Tech

Personal and ubiquitous computing tools are giving rise to a new generation of platforms intended to drive greater integration within an organization, according to Andras Szakal, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM’s federal division. Szakal wrote in a blog post published Friday the Third Platform can be defined as …

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Verizon’s Steve Lefrancois: Cloud, ‘Internet of Things’ to Grow in Public Sector

Steve Lefrancois, chief technology officer of Verizon‘s public sector markets, highlighted several technologies that he believes will see increasing rates of adoption within the public sector in an interview published Thursday on Verizon’s website. Lefrancois cited cloud computing, mobile, big data and the Internet of Things or machine-to-machine technologies as among several potential growth areas for …

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ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer has released a report that forecasts the global mobile satellite services market to grow 7.39 percent by 2018. The report factors in the wholesale mobile satellite services revenue in order to calculate the market size, ReportBuyer said Sept. 23. Key regions covered in the report are the Americas, the Asia-Pacific and Europe-Middle East-Africa. ReportBuyer also cites …

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Stephen Leonard: IBM Seeks to Help Clients Adopt Big Data, Cloud Systems

IBM is seeing growing interest in the company’s offerings worldwide as enterprises continue to adopt cloud, analytics and mobile technologies. Stephen Leonard, general manager of sales at IBM systems and technology group, said Wednesday that the company’s new systems work to help clients “modernize their IT environments for emerging big data, cloud computing, …

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Jean Loic Galle: Thales JV to Help Inmarsat, Hellas-Sat Build Joint Satcom Platform

A joint venture of Thales Group and Finmeccanica has secured a contract to design and develop a satellite platform that will work to deliver mobile and broadcasting services across multiple spectrum networks. Thales Alenia Space will build a dual-mission telecommunications satellite for Inmarsat and Greek satcom operator Hellas-Sat, Thales Group …

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IBM to Help Build ‘Internet of Vehicles’ Platform in Beijing; Ernie Hu Comments

IBM has partnered with Beijing TransWiseway Information Technology to develop a cloud-based “Internet of Vehicles” platform to help Chinese motorists use Web and mobile applications through in-vehicle services. The IoV platform will be designed to apply analytics to data gathered by devices and sensors installed on vehicles and trucks to generate information on …

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Matt Warren on Systemizing Mobile App Environments, Agilex’s Big Data Push for Law Enforcement & The Power of Sharing Data Between Agencies

Matt Warren serves as president of Agilex‘s Justice and Homeland Security Sector, where the long-time federal government marketplace leader manages that business and is responsible for its growth. A close-to-six-year Agilex veteran, Warren joined Agilex in 2008 after spending more than 10 years with Oracle, where he helped start the …

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Boeing, Samsung to Evaluate Potential CST-100 Mobile Connectivity Methods; Chris Ferguson Comments

Boeing has teamed up with Samsung to identify ways of adding wireless connectivity features to a Boeing-built crew transport spacecraft. The companies signed a partnership agreement during the 30th Space Symposium and seek to incorporate mobile tools into Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation-100 capsule, Boeing said Tuesday. “Just as they’ve done …

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Trimble Opens Feedback Mgmt Service to Gov’t Clients; Rick Gosalvez Comments

Trimble Inc. is planning to release its cloud-based feedback management technology to government customers in an effort to aid in government-constituent collaborations, GCN reported Thursday. Local government clients will be able to manage and respond to service requests from their constituents using the Trimble Feedback application, according to the report. …

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