Greg Imahara on how Apperian Addresses Enterprise Mobility

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At GigaOM Mobilize 2013, an interview with Greg Imahara, RVP of Sales at Apperian, covered what Apperian does, the challenges of enterprise mobility, an Apperian use case, and some parting thoughts on the industry. If you’re looking for a succinct description of what we do and how we view best of breed enterprise mobility, watch […]

User Experience as a Tool to Maximize Enterprise App Adoption

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Businesses care about getting a positive ROI on their app development projects, however this doesn’t happen if their employees never use the tool. To maximize enterprise app adoption, companies must start by carefully thinking about the design and functionality of their enterprise apps and end with the deployment and maintenance. If the app is painful […]

Mobilizers: Use Cases for Dynamic Policy Framework

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Enterprise mobile apps are changing how employees work. Online work was once performed only within an office and behind a firewall, in a controlled and observable environment. The proliferation of smart phones with installable apps allows work to be performed anywhere the phone goes – a movement called BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Though empowering […]

State and Local Government Can Lead the Mobility Movement

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Mobile Application Management (MAM) can help agencies secure and manage their apps and data in a BYOD environment. While federal agencies have not completely bought off on the value of bring your own device (BYOD) for a variety of reasons, I’ve found that their state and local (S&L) counterparts are much more open and interested […]

Gaining Competitive Advantage in the Insurance Industry with Enterprise Apps

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The insurance industry is a unique one, consisting of a complex ecosystem of carriers, agents, brokers, and advisors. Industry-wide challenges include managing risk, recruiting and retaining customers, and now, for health insurance providers, implementing the provisions of the AHA (Affordable Healthcare Act). The need for more efficiency in this industry has never been greater, and […]

GigaOM Research Report: Apperian Is “An Advertisement For Openness”

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The market for enterprise mobile apps is changing rapidly. Employees and employers alike are constantly looking for new ways to provide workers with enterprise apps that enable them to do their jobs more efficiently – whether they’re on the go or working from a fixed location. As part of this evolution, supporting different classes of users (salespeople, finance […]

Mobilizers: Use Cases for Hybrid Web Apps

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After investing significant time, money, and insight to create a corporate intranet, enterprises face additional work to build apps that can reach their mobile employees. Hybrid web apps eliminate hard work by quickly and easily creating apps from existing websites — the challenge is then deciding which business functions should be enabled by hybrid apps. Others […]

The Future of Mobile Panel at Couchbase 2013

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Cimarron Buser joined Rich Morrow of GigaOm to discuss mobile insights, trends, and where the industry is heading. Panelists were other mobile leaders from Jonathan Rende from Appcelerator, Lorin Beer from PhoneGap, Jeff Hartley from Sencha, and Nat Friedman from Xamarin. A few quotes from Cimarron: 800 million “smartphones” vs five & 1/2 BILLION nont-smart […]

Lowering the Barrier for Entry into Mobile App Development

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One of the major factors preventing enterprises from entering the mobile app development arena is the prospect of long term management and administration. Deploying, modifying, and updating mobile apps can be so cost prohibitive that a recent Appcelerator survey of enterprise leaders revealed that nearly three-quarters of companies have built fewer than five applications, and around […]

Mobile: The New Desk

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The conventional definition of mobility (a travelling or remote workforce) is changing as you read this. While enterprise mobility is commonly thought of as referring to a travelling or remote workforce, the amount of time spent with the desktop is dwindling. That said, workers need to be just as, if not more, productive both in […]