J. Gerry Purdy

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D., is Principal Analyst of Mobile & Wireless at MobileTrax LLC.Dr. Purdy has been covering mobile, wireless, cloud & enterprise for the past 20+ years. He writes analysis and recommendations each week in an easy-to-read manner that helps people better understand important technology issues and assist them in making better technology purchasing decisions.Disclosure Statement: From time to time, I may have a direct or indirect equity position in a company that is mentioned in a column. If that situation happens, then I'll disclose it at that time.

Stop SOPA, PIPA Madness: Ways to Sensibly Protect Copyrights

I have written three books, and I still get royalty checks from my publishers. I open the envelope typically every six months to find money that rewards me for...

iBooks Textbooks: Apple’s New Billion-Dollar Business

In the United States, there are 55.5 million kids in K-12 and another 11.5 million students in two-year or four-year colleges, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau....

CES 2012: How Intel, Samsung, Android, Nokia Dominated

I hate going to large trade shows like CES. You get tired-really bone dead tired walking for what seems like 100 miles going from one meeting to another. Did...

Mobile, Cloud, App Wish List for 2012

Recently, I stated my predictions for 2012. Here, I provide my wish list. The difference is simple: In my earlier column, I predicted things that have not happened yet....

Mobile, Cloud, App Predictions List for 2012

Most people are likely saying "good riddance" to 2011. It wasn't a very good year on the global economic front. However, the tech world seemed to weather the world's...

Latest Posts

eWEEK TweetChat, October 18: Optimizing Your Data Analytics Practice

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Optimizing Your Data Analytics Practice, and...

Remote IT Monitoring Product Review: Code Sentry

Earlier this year, I interviewed Jonathan Guy, VP of Engineering for RF Code regarding its new Sentry product, which promises to make management of...

ServiceNow’s Dave Wright on the Future of IT Operations Management

I spoke with Dave Wright, Chief Innovation Officer at ServiceNow, about the future of enterprise IT, the pain points he’s hearing from his enterprise...

Executive Spotlight: Alan Peacock, GM of Delivery and Operations, IBM Cloud

When it comes to financial industry technologies and challenges, Alan Peacock has witnessed and worked with far more than most people. After graduating from college...

Mitel Embraces CLM to Add Value to Communications

Communications provider Mitel has made it a strategic priority to focus on customer lifecycle management (CLM) principles to ensure its customers are getting full value...