How much can you expect to save by investing in a mobile application platform? Forrester Consulting, commissioned by IBM, examined the total economic impact and potential ROI that enterprises may realize by deploying Worklight.
The use of HTML5 for enterprise mobile application development continues to increase. The limitations, however, of HTML5 as a tool to develop robust cross-platform mobile enterprise applications is also very clear, especially when addressing critical enterprise requirements such as managing large datasets, enabling robust security and application responsiveness. In addition, backend integration poses an especially important challenge for HTML5 designed mobile enterprise applications, requiring substantial coding to support.
Research says that the app platform landscape can be split into four types of players. Understanding who falls where will help enterprises match their needs to the right solution and is the beginning step to measuring the “Return on Mobility.”
What's happening in the world of mobility? Here are this week's moves by the major players.
With Apple making a play for the enterprise via its new operating system, solution providers are stepping up to offer support.
Embarcadero Technologies launches RAD Studio XE5 to allow developers to reach the largest addressable mobile markets.
As the tablet and the business applications that power it continue to evolve, the tablet's role in the enterprise will continue to expand. Where is this market going to have the greatest impact?
How to manage the wave of consumer-grade apps employees are using for work.
To create great mobile apps, developers need strong user experiences on the front end supported by strong back ends. But the fragmentation of OSes and complexity of the mobile ecosystem has created a gap between these requirements. This “mobile cliff” is leading to numerous mobile project failures, particularly in the enterprise. How can you avoid going over the edge?
What's going on in the world of mobility? Is everyone on vacation? Far from it. Here are this week's moves by the major players.