As compared to typical office and industrial site selection, call centers demand more information about the availability and cost of labor than about the buildings. Call centers evaluate potential state, county and city incentives that are available based on the number of employees and the wage levels of its employees. The reason for this focus is the economic impact of the employee’s salaries over the term of the lease on the local community. More >
iPads and other Pads are all the rage these days. Everyone seems to be lining up to have a new way to surf the web and download music videos; brochures; and movies. In addition to the early success of the Apple iPad, there is a host of a dozen or more similar pad products by Cisco; HP; Dell; Samsung (already with the Galaxy); and many others. Only difference is that Apple still does not do Adobe FLASH or Java. Hence its major limitation to business uses no matter how slick it looks. But in slickness, it is still superior to most of the others… so far.
There are also a host of new smart PDA phones coming onto the market. I just bought a new HTC Android 4G and it is slick, More >
While it has been fun to talk about iPads and Nano chips, the next series of blogs will focus on technology implementation and support at the basic fulfillment level. I will try to keep it in plain English vs too much tech-speak, which is endemic to everyone in this technology world. More >
Wanna talk Flash storage vs hard disk? The future price of technology vs pricing today? Windows 7 (or is it 8 coming soon as usual) vs Lion? Microsoft vs Apple… again? Or will the Cloud put them both out of business? More >
Apple has set the groundwork (as usual) with a very interesting and pretty device called the iPad. But beyond reading a book and watching videos, the business community is about to be offered a plethora of finally useful choices in Pad computing. More >