Hal Steger : Thinking Out Cloud
Hal Steger
Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Funambol. 20+ years of marketing & product management experience at high-growth, innovative global software companies.
| This blog is about personal cloud solutions, technology, trends and market developments. Its scope is to comment on and discuss several aspects of personal clouds.

Whatever Happened to Dialogic Boards?

I stopped wearing Dialogic shirts in airports many many years ago, simply because I often got stopped by people who used our...

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ORBCOMM Looks to Become Complete IoT Solutions Service Provider

One of the topics discussed often among communications service providers is whether they want to be relegated to dumb pipes or they...

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Your Phone Just Ate Your Car Key

Are you ready for your new digital future? It’s a great question to ask as the role your mobile phone plays in...

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Doing Business in a Busy, Blurred Environment

Logging on to LinkedIn these days, I have to remind myself that it is in fact LI and not Facebook. The...

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Wireless Carriers Racing to the Bottom

It had to happen eventually - a price war is taking its toll on telecom equipment providers because their customers won't spend...

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SS7 Staying Power

Back in April, I wrote a blog about LTE subscription growth and ended that blog with “by the end of 2020, half of all...

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Channel Partner Enablement Tools

It seems that Channel Enablement is starting to become a thing again. "What is the definition of Channel Partner Enablement? Sometimes...

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Archives of all blog posts:
The Business Case Behind OTT Clouds & Impact on Mobile Operators
Funambol Refines Personal Cloud User Experience
Who provides the most personal clouds worldwide?
Classic David vs. Goliath: Operator vs. OTT Personal Clouds
Operator Cloud Churn-Busting: Habit Forming, In a Good Way
Just Sayin' - What Cloud Should You Trust With Your Digital Life?
New Data Shows Operator Clouds Reduce Churn Much More Than Thought
View From The Top - Personal Clouds Are Changing
From Carrier App Bloat to Carrier Cloud Antidote
Why Use Funambol to manage your digital life instead of other clouds?
Operator Personal Cloud Disruption
Operator clouds: it's all about the base
A false sense of (cloud) security
Are You Phony or Cloudy?
Best Practices to Increase Adoption of Operator Personal Cloud Services
Revisiting the Business Case for a White-label Personal Cloud Solution: mid-2015 edition
Mid-2015 Personal Cloud Market Highlights & Predictions
Why a good personal cloud app is better than your smartphone's gallery and camera roll (aka how to avoid running out of storage on your phone)
Game Over? Game On In the Personal Cloud Market
What is your digital life worth?
Personal Cloud Goes Mainstream (warning: 'mature' humor)
8 of the Top Mobile Operators Deploy Personal Clouds
What Service Providers Should Know About Personal Clouds: 25 Strategic Considerations
Personal Clouds Central in Central America
The Future of Mobile Cloud Apps
How Confidential Is Data in the Cloud and What Are The Implications?
Beginning of the End for the Personal Cloud Freemium Model?
Personal Cloud Market Map 2013
Operator Clouds: It's The User Experience...
Personal Cloud Video: Sync or Swim (aka progressive downloading vs. streaming)
Separation of Mobile Cloud Church and State (aka Personal and Work Data): A Double-Edged Sword
Personal Cloud Tipping Point?
Monetizing Personal Clouds -- You Get What You Pay For
The Real Potential of Personal Clouds, circa 2013
Carrier Cloud Trends in 2013
The 3 Ps of Personal Clouds: Promises, Pitfalls and Problems
The ABCs (and Ds) of Personal Clouds (and some tips for Halloween)
Why Store Your Music in the Cloud?
Personal Clouds as Ubiquitous as Voicemail But Much More Critical
The 'Social' Personal Cloud aka the Family Cloud
Personal Cloud Adoption: Steady March Towards One Billion Users by 2016
Are Personal Cloud Services Just Glorified Backup?
Business Case for the Personal Cloud, Part 2
Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Update & the Cloud: like Affogato
Business Case for the Personal Cloud
Leaving personal cloud providers to their own devices - the impact of Verizon Share Everything Plans on personal cloud adoption
Thinking Out Cloud