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Craig Boswell is co-founder and President of HOBI International, Inc. In this capacity, he is extensively involved in the design, development, and deployment of electronics demanufacturing and recycling techniques. Craig is HOBI’s chief industry consultant on demanufacturing, design for disassembly, and reverse logistics programs. Craig has published and presented numerous papers on the recycling of electronic products and the keys to designing more recyclable products.

Overcoming the Challenges of Mobile Lifecycle Management

Mobile Devices

The move to mobile will not be slowing down in the foreseeable future. Gartner reports 346 million smartphones were shipped in the first quarter of 2016 alone, and IDC forecasts these shipments will continue growing at a CAGR of 8.5 percent throughout the year. As consumers and enterprises continue to purchase mobile devices, IT asset managers will face a number ...

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Unsubsidized Mobile Devices Impact IT Asset Managers

The move to mobile is in full swing for both consumers and enterprises. Nearly 2.45 billion smartphones were shipped in 2015 alone, and according to IDC forecasts, this number will only continue to grow at a CAGR of 8.5 percent. The mass amounts of smartphones put into production each year means more variety and a shorter lifespan. As the market ...

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Mobile Asset Management – Are You Prepared for End-of-Life Management of Mobile Devices?

By Craig Boswell, HOBI International, Inc. ITAK V9 I4 Setting the Stage for Mobile Domination Mobile is dominating enterprise IT transformation. Our society, both professionally and (especially) personally, is driven by the proliferation of mobile devices.  Mobile devices dominate the workplace because they are portable, convenient, increase productivity and are supported by a seemingly limitless supply of apps to enhance ...

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Mobile Asset Disposition – Are You Prepared for End-of-Life Management of Mobile Devices?

By Craig Boswell, Hobi International ITAK V8 I1 Setting the Stage for Mobile Domination Mobile is going to dominate enterprise IT transformation over the next decade. Our society, both professionally and (especially) personally, is driven by the proliferation of mobile devices. Mobile devices dominate the workplace because they are portable, convenient, increase productivity and are supported by a seemingly limitless ...

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