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T-Mobile says Verizon and AT&T’s unlimited data plans are killing their network speeds

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Verizon’s and ATT’s reactive moves to expand unlimited data plans may be stifling their network speeds, according to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray.

A nosedive in megabits per second (Mbps) for the two companies during Q2 2017, coinciding with the launch of their new unlimited offerings, could suggest that the two networks were strained by the sudden uptick in

Article source: http://www.businessinsider.com/t-mobile-verizon-att-unlimited-data-plans-killing-network-speeds-2017-7

Microsoft’s Office Mobile apps get updated with Fluent Design on Insider PCs

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Today, Microsoft updated its Office Mobile apps for Insiders, bringing the company’s new Fluent Design System to the suite of applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. As you can see from the image above, the update adds the reveal highlight feature, and it also has Acrylic blur.

Unfortunately, the feature is only available for PCs, as the update even came as two separate builds: 17.8414.10001.0 for PCs and 17.8414.10002.0 for Mobile.

The one app that seems to have been left out of the mix is the UWP OneNote app,

Article source: https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-office-mobile-apps-get-updated-with-fluent-design-on-insider-pcs

Four Ways to Use Mobile in Your B2B Marketing Strategy

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Consumer preference for accessing content through mobile devices is now almost universal. Business buyers are not far behind, using their devices to research their needs and identify further sources of information, potential vendors, and service providers.

In fact, B2B mobile usage is intensifying throughout the entire buying cycle. According to a Google and Millward Brown Digital study of 3,000 B2B decision-makers about their research and purchase habits:

Office Mobile apps receive Fluent Design treatment on Windows 10 …

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If you’re a Windows Insider running the latest Insider Preview builds, we’ve got some good news for you. Microsoft is now rolling out an update to its Office Mobile apps that add Fluent Design elements to Word, PowerPoint and Excel! The apps now feature the reveal highlight effect and Acrylic blur in some areas.

The addition of Fluent Design within the Office Mobile apps is certainly a welcome addition, as it adds a hint of polish to what are already great productivity apps for lightweight editing. You can find the reveal effect in the

Article source: https://www.windowscentral.com/office-mobile-apps-receive-fluent-design-treatment-windows-10-pc

Healthcare Mobile Strategy Requires Diligent Planning

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By Elizabeth O’Dowd

July 18, 2017 – Organizations still struggle to deploy an advanced healthcare mobile strategy to meet development and usage needs while remaining HIPAA compliant.

Entities need to give clinicians and users what they want out of a mobile environment while ensuring all devices and apps are secure and that mobility is used to improve workflows.

Organizations seek methodology in their mobile strategies, and also want a platform that lets them consistently build apps that speak to their mobile strategy and compliance needs, Red Hat Director of Healthcare Craig Klein told HITInfrastructure.com.

“Entities need platforms to build on,” Klein

Article source: https://hitinfrastructure.com/news/healthcare-mobile-strategy-requires-diligent-planning

Subway’s new store design adds digital self-order kiosks w/ Apple …

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Subway is refreshing its store design with new digital self-order kiosks that will feature Apple Pay (and Samsung Pay) as well a faster experience for delivery and pre-ordering via its mobile app and Facebook Messenger bot.



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The redesigned store will feature a separate food prep area and a designated pre-order pick-up location specifically for kiosk and mobile orders:

Digital: Self-order kiosks in select locations, digital menu boards and, as always, Apple and Samsung Pay options. Guests enjoy a speedy Subway® experience with a separate food preparation area and

Article source: https://9to5mac.com/2017/07/17/subway-digital-self-order-kiosk-apple-pay/

Six things you need to stop doing right now with your mobile strategy …

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The mobile search landscape has changed immensely in recent years, transforming how consumers engage with brands and discover new products. But the change of pace has left some brands struggling to keep up, wondering just how hard mobile is working for them, and whether their brand proposition is really translating to the small screen.

It has led to many making what are, in 2017, some fundamental mistakes with mobile strategy. Here are six of the biggest:

The ‘m-dot’ site

When the ‘mobilegeddon’ update first reared its head in 2015, it unsurprisingly caused panic in the digital ecommerce sector. This was an update that

Article source: http://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2017/07/17/six-things-you-need-stop-doing-right-now-with-your-mobile-strategy

Accenture Buys 150-Person Mobile Design Firm To Bolster Digital …

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Accenture has purchased a mobile design and development firm to gain new studio capabilities and tap into its highly-regarded digital training program.

The Dublin, Ireland-based company, No. 2 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, said its acquisition of Boston-based Intrepid would accelerate Accenture’s investment in leading-edge development tools like Unity and React, according to Ankur Mathur, managing director of Accenture Digital. Intrepid has a great base of data development skills, Mathur said and had been growing its web development capabilities.

Intrepid has grown from just two employees in 2010 to 150 today and was interested in reaching more clients and becoming part

Article source: http://www.crn.com/news/channel-programs/300087961/accenture-buys-150-person-mobile-design-firm-to-bolster-digital-training-engineering-expertise.htm

Value-Based Care Depends on Developed Mobile Strategy

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By Elizabeth O’Dowd

July 13, 2017 – Healthcare organizations are gaining mobility as they continue to embrace advanced IT infrastructure technology. However, many entities still struggle with mobile strategy and how to best manage and use mobile technology in the face of value-based care.

Red Hat Director of Healthcare Craig Klein has observed healthcare mobile trends that organizations need to be aware of and what they should consider when looking to deploy mobile strategies.

“In healthcare, a lot of things are done in a lot of different settings; it’s not a fixed setting,” Klein explained to HITInfrastructure.com. “Although the hospitals

Article source: https://hitinfrastructure.com/news/value-based-care-depends-on-developed-mobile-strategy