Today members live in disruptive times.
That was the sentiment during the recent Mobile World Congress in Spain. The meeting brings together leaders in the mobile technology and cell phone markets. A few quick hits, according to the New York Times:
Last year, global sales of smartphones surged 72% compared with sales in 2009. Analysts say that as soon as this year, mobile phones and tablets will eclipse desktop and laptop computers as the primary way people access the Internet.
“It’s a very disruptive time,” adds Al Hilwa, analyst for the research firm, IDC. “Both software and hardware companies are going back to the drawing board and rethinking their business plans.”