Read a very interesting article by Carol Wilson posted on Telephony Online regarding consumer interest in networked devices. According to a study commissioned by Accenture that surveyed 600 global consumers described as “heavy users of digital devices and services” 87% believed that most digital devices, whether portable, in the home or in the car would be networked. Biggest concern…managing the interoperability of devices and data. The research concludes that consumers are looking for some form of a control panel that would serve to integrate devices and experiences. To read the entire article go to: “Consumers want networked devices — but whose network?”This poses an interesting question for the role that the network can play in managing integration across devices.