Phillip Redman

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MDM Critical Capabilities and the Magic Quadrant

by Phillip Redman  |  June 4, 2013  |  Comments Off

I’ve been blogging for Gartner for 4 years now. I’ve noticed that my submissions are pretty non-existent in the Spring every year. That’s because I am working on our big MDM MQ and Critical Capabilities (CC) project at that time. I’m very proud about the impact that it has made on the market and how [...]

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CTIA Wireless Conference 2012: Changing Of The Guard

by Phillip Redman  |  May 11, 2012  |  Comments Off

It’s funny–my first CTIA conference I went to in the mid-1990′s had kind of a start-up feel to it.  There weren’t a lot of big name companies there, not in the way we know the Nokias or Motorolas of today.There were quite a few industry exhibitors with speacilized products–cable seals or cellsite shelters, that you [...]

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4G: The Next Frontier for Celluar Networks

by Phillip Redman  |  December 2, 2011  |  Comments Off

Today we have something from one of my colleagues, Sylvain Fabre, who has recently put together a collection of research on cellular 4G.  Sylvain Fabre is a research director in the Carrier Network Infrastructure group of Gartner. 4G: The Next Frontier for Celluar Networks Recently, a committee of UK members of parliament criticized mobile operators for [...]

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Why Wireless Is Different Than The PC World

by Phillip Redman  |  July 8, 2010  |  1 Comment

I first started working in the wireless market over 15 years ago.  The economy and the interest in wireless has clearly expanded since then–which is obvious.  But what isn’t as obvious is that practices and business decisions that may make sense in another industry–computing or software–don’t stand a chance of succeeding in the wireless world–because [...]

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Google Voice Speaks Another Language

by Phillip Redman  |  June 30, 2010  |  2 Comments

I signed up for Google Voice for my mobile phone about a month ago.  There are a few options including unifying numbers from several phones, but for now I chose to try the voicemail system.  In theory, my unanswered calls are forwarded to Google where they would transcribe the voicemail message, then send them to [...]

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Category: cellular Google Technology Unified Communications     Tags: ,

A Big Day For U.S. Telecom (Regulators)

by Phillip Redman  |  June 16, 2010  |  1 Comment

Think it’s going to be a cool, quiet summer?  Think again!  The FCC is turning up the heat early.  The tentative agenda for its June 17 open meeting includes a formal Notice of Inquiry (NOI) related to the FCC’s authority over broadband services. Among the NOI’s questions: whether the current Title I (information service) classification [...]

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Let Me Explain: Gartner’s Not Letterman’s Top 10

by Phillip Redman  |  October 21, 2009  |  Comments Off

This week is our annual Fall Symposium in Orlando and if that’s not breaking news enough (OK–any large meeting this year is news) then we also like to make some tech announcements. One of the bigger ones this year is that IT spending in 2010 is likely to grow 3.3% versus a 5.2% decline we [...]

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Finding The Right Technology Fit

by Phillip Redman  |  May 18, 2009  |  Comments Off

Humans and also analysts are always trying to make a decision of one thing over another, trying to keep it simple in the process. Which is better, faster, cheaper, smarter. Boiling it down to black and white is sometimes too simplistic a method. As an example, we are pushed one way or another to decide [...]

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