Author Archives: pbenavent

Es importante hacer aquello en lo que se cree 0

Este artículo va en castellano y si no te interesa la tecnología tal vez sí te interese. He leído un artículo de Dan Gilmore (periodista sobre tecnología) titulado Why I’m saying godbay to Apple, Google and Microsoft y me ha hecho volver sobre mis pasos. Cuando leí el artículo me impresionó por distintas razones, contacte […]

Microsoft will buy Dropbox 0

My colleagues knows I’m saying that Microsoft will buy Dropbox, sooner or later. Why? Well, first of all, let’s remember that Dropbox relays on Amazon EC2 instances (even if it’s only just temporarily) therefore they TCO may be easily modified by Amazon. There’re explanations about why has sense for Dropbox to use Amazon to store […]

Awsesome Contactless marketing… by Apple 0

I’ve been involved in a contactless payment project, in fact, maybe one of the biggest projects in Spain. Among other powerful reasons (such a VISA and Mastercard support) one reason to choose NFC as a technology to implement contactless payment is because it’s an standard. I do love standards Apple has shown its contactless solutions […]

Useful resources from ProjectManager 0

One insterest commercial web for Project Management is -obviously- Project Manager. Via this post about 15 resources to build your career [1] and after read it, I want to highlight just a few of the ones they offer for free Free Project Management Templates[2] Free Project Management Webinars [3] Free Project Management Training Videos [4] […]

Mobile phone operating system quotas in Q3 2013 0

An advantage of being late in writing is that you may think twice what you say… it didn’t guarantee your’re right, on the other hand. You may say the quotas among mobile OS in 2013 Q3 there’s only to be told. It’s obvious that Android and iOS are the 75% of the market if we […]

What I make for a living? 0

Sometimes I’m asked about my job and what it consist in. Well, time ago I used to joke about and I used to repeat a line from a film; I solve problems. Now, seriously; in my LinkedIn profile I describe myself as a IT Trusted Advisor. So, what does it means? I help my customers […]

Fewer site style changes 0

Taking advantage from Halloween day I’ve updated some minor things I want to change in this site, as a friend taught me; details are important. Front page; “Benavent” appears at the front page with the same colour and tipography as it appears in the blog; consistency matters About page; More links related with social media […]

How the future is going to be? 0

I work on choosing the best option for a customer need. I’ve to be a step ahead, what does it mean? Probably this is more related with an attitude than with a type of task. Look forward, imagine, and if something is not possible right now so let everything ready for upcoming things and …make […]

Blackberry sell to Fairfax 0

There has been a lot of buzz about Blackberry’s sell to Fairfax, its major stockholder. Please, let me remind you a few previous material: I said Firefox OS was a “maybe” although I’m convinced it’s late. I also said that Ubuntu for phones was definitely late and it has a lack of company support that […]

Who is the most important company on Big Data? 0

Who is the most important company on Big Data? Google, no doubt. Here I may finish the post… no way. Big Data is becoming “a must” in many environment. Companies but also governments that wants to develop a consistent Open Government strategy needs to meet with Big Data. You may find different approaches to it, […]