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What is your Mobile / Social / Cloud Plan?

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As technology marches on, companies are faced with what, when and how to embrace these new Mobile, Social and Cloud technologies to leverage them and reinforce the company’s competitive advantage in the markets they serve.

How is your company making these choices?  Has your company already decided on an implementation plan?  Worse yet, is your company of the belief these technologies can wait?

Here’s an interesting list of 50 Trends surrounding Mobile, Social & Cloud adoption published in the Huffington Post by Vala Afshar, CMO, Enterasys Networks to to help convince you to act now to set an implementation plan and prioritize your approach.

We’ve summarized a few of the list items below and the full 50 Trend list slide set is included at the bottom of this post.

Please use the comment section below to share how your organization has decided to embrace these technologies and the affect, good or bad, they’ve had on your business.


Mobile Statistics

  • People who use phones and tablets to access the internet will outnumber those who use a PC by 2015. -Mary Meeker
  • Over 200 million tablets will be sold in 2013. – Enders Analysis
  • 29% of Americans say their phone is the first and last thing they look at every day. People are always connected. – Qualcomm
  • At least 50% of consumers will use 2 or more devices in their purchase process. Sites must be mobile-friendly. – IBM

Social Statistics

  • Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology. – @BrianSolis
  • 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Is your company contributing? – YouTube
  • 85% of users say social networks help them decide what to purchase. – IBM, Generation C Study
  • 93% of marketers are using social media for business. – Business Insider
  • YouTube reaches more US adults ages 18 – 34 than any cable network. – Nielsen
  • 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US. – YouTube

Cloud Statistics

  • The personal cloud will gradually replace the PC as the location where individuals keep their personal content. – Gartner
  • Cloud Will Generate 14 Million Jobs By 2015. – Forbes
  • 1/3 IT budgets to be spent on cloud computing in 2013. – CloudHyperMarket
  • Within the next two years, over half of the capital allocated to IT budgets will be spent on cloud computing. – IDG

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