Category Archives: jiscobs

Realtime Web Competition Hots Up

Whether its live streaming of status updates, chatting live with friends, or playing games, there has been a significant trend for adding more real-time capabilities to the web, something that has been noticeable since the introduction of instant messaging and … Continue reading

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Delivering web to mobile

Last week I gave a quick overview of the new TechWatch report from the JISC Observatory entitled Delivering Web to Mobile for a JISC webinar. As described in the introduction: This report is intended to help staff of UK education institutions, involved in … Continue reading

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Digital wallets and mobile payments

I’m now spending part of my time working on the JISC Observatory, so I’ll be writing occasional tech trends posts here.  While it could be argued that for most people money went virtual a long time ago with the emergence of … Continue reading

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Five Signals

I’m now spending part of my time working on the JISC Observatory, so I’ll be writing occasional tech trends posts here.  Mobile Every vision of the future now has a strong place for mobile [1][2]. We’re seeing consistent trends for … Continue reading

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