Mobile Technology Insights

Mobile technology continues to evolve rapidly and is changing the way we work and live. The mobile technology and wireless industry is one of the most exciting areas to work in, and I have been lucky enough to spend most of my career managing and leading companies that are changing the marketplace in new and innovative ways, solving complex market problems.

As some have said, the future of mobile is the future of everything. Here you can find my latest thoughts on the fast-evolving landscape of mobile technology.

What Uber Got Wrong (and Right) About Secure Enterprise Messaging

Uber execs are under fire for using an encrypted chat app that allows users to automatically “disappear” messages. Although the company was smart to use encrypted messaging, it also made some mistakes – and Uber’s example provides important lessons for other enterprises interested in a more secure way to share information and data.

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Employees’ Use of Consumer Messaging Apps Is a Ticking Time Bomb for Enterprises

Mobile messaging is must-have technology for communication and productivity in the workplace. But the use of consumer messaging apps in the enterprise is at an all-time high, creating major risks and challenges for organizations across a range of industries.

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5 Predictions for Mobile World Congress 2017

The Mobile World Congress is rapidly approaching and this year, one of the big stories is secure messaging — specifically, how the latest mobile trends will impact the sharing of data and information across the enterprise.

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Is Facebook Workplace a Good Fit for Enterprises?

With the recent release of Facebook Workplace, the social media giant made its first major foray into the workplace, offering a tool that promises to make work a more productive and collaborative experience.

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Building Trust in the Mobile Platform

Consumer trust and engagement is an imperative for a healthy mobile ecosystem. Anurag Lal, CEO of MEF Member Infinite Convergence, explains how self-regulation and technology innovation can protect the mobile industry’s value proposition.

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The Future of Online Privacy

I am giving a keynote speech on this topic at the upcoming MEF Global Consumer Trust Summit in San Francisco, and, as such, thought I would share some of my thinking regarding consumer trust and online privacy.

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Is Google’s Allo a Game Changer?

At the recent Google I/O 2016 conference, Google announced the release of Allo, a new messaging app that is designed to make the company more competitive in the crowded mobile messaging space.

As expected, Allo offers some interesting features. But it also has some serious shortcomings that will limit its usability for business users.

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Will the Cord Cutting Trend Jump to Mobile?

Will mobile carriers soon experience an uptick in customer cancellations for phone calling services?

Some have predicted that phone providers may experience a trend that is very similar to the cord cutting phenomenon that has impacted cable companies.

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Mobile Industry Hot Topics

If you haven’t seen it yet, my latest Wireless Week column, Moving the Mobile Industry Forward after MWC 2016, is now available online.

I cover the fast-changing mobile technology landscape and drill down on a few hot topics that are dominating conversations in the mobile industry, including 5G, device innovation, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.

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The Road to Next Generation Mobile Experiences

Are you impressed by all of the things you can do with your smartphone? Hold on to your seat because you haven’t seen anything yet.

Although mobile is already an integral part of our work and personal lives, the next generation of mobile technology promises to deliver even more convenience and functionality to your daily routines.

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Anurag Lal

Anurag Lal

With more than 25 years of leadership and operating experience in technology, mobile, SaaS, cloud and telecom services, Anurag Lal is a recognized mobile technology authority and high tech entrepreneurship thought leader.

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