Profile of Craig Mathias
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Craig Mathias is a Principal with Farpoint Group, a wireless and mobile advisory firm based in Ashland, MA. Craig is an internationally recognized expert on wireless communications and mobile computing technologies. He is a well-known industry analyst and frequent speaker at industry conferences and trade shows.
Articles by Craig Mathias
Apple's incremental iPhone updates aren't slowing sales, and they're allowing us to plan more rationally. How can that be bad?
Yes, I want Google Glass glasses. But here's why you probably won't.
Phablets may very well find a niche in vertical and specialized markets, but there's a convenience problem for mainstream business and enterprise users.
IT should view the bring-your-own-device phenomenon as less of a threat and more as an opportunity. Here's why.
New bells and whistles on your favorite technology are exciting, but sometimes they're just noise.
Major U.S. wireless carriers are all committed to the Long Term Evolution standard, and it's time for enterprises to develop a migration plan.
Tablets fit nicely into the brave new world of emerging cloud-based enterprise environments, shrinking IT budgets, and the general consumerization of information technology.
While IT managers must scrutinize productivity and TCO, "return on information" remains the last strong competitive differentiator.
IT can deliver essential software to enterprise workers on the go without risking a fall into the mobile app trap.
Mobile convergence means we have to fix the trouble with in-building wireless. Fortunately there's a solution that will ultimately win out.
Imagine a phone which can work on both CDMA and GSM networks -- or receives TV broadcasts -- and does so by loading new software.
The FCC's mobile-broadband auction process is little more than the path to yet more hidden taxation.
There's more than meets the eye here, even though frequency allocations and parameters such as transmit power are in fact a matter of national sovereignty.
The smartphone maker placed all its hopes on webOS, but no one cares about operating systems anymore, at least not directly -- we buy user interfaces and apps.
The landline/Internet communications services we so depend upon will be available in the mobile world sooner rather than later.
Our columnist says that, as IT resources and applications move into the cloud, the computer no longer matters--only the information does.
Exhibitors at the conference demonstrate the amazing breadth Wi-Fi has achieved -- and the upcoming technological challenges.
Let's drop the "Wi-Fi on steroids" talk; it's time for a WiMAX reality check.