The Future of Mobile Apps

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As we look ahead to how enterprise mobility is continuing to evolve, it’s important to consider some of the key trends that are influencing the future of mobile apps. Research by Flurry reveals that the amount of time spent on mobile devices by the average U.S. consumer each day has risen from 2 hours and […]

Building the App is Just Not Enough

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Enterprise use of mobile apps has experienced explosive growth, changing not only the face of mobility, but in the process transforming business itself. According to Aberdeen Group research, most organizations are developing enterprise mobile apps as part of a core business strategy – to remain competitive and streamline inefficient business processes. Those that adopted mobile […]

Unwrapping the Lifecycle: It’s All About Fostering App Adoption

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A look at how the app lifecycle is all about fostering app adoption: Identify: the key constituents, the business need, and the business case Specify: the app’s requirements, the target platforms, the product roadmap; evaluate whether to make, buy or integrate Acquire/Develop: develop, test, and iterate the app — repeat as required (agile); integrate with […]

What’s It Like Working with Apperian?

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Watch our employees describe what it’s like for customers and partners to work with Apperian: Jeff: People have asked me what it’s like working with Apperian. We feel we can summarize that in one word. Success. We don’t feel we’re successful until our customers and partners are successful. Period. Shawna: When I think about Apperian […]

Apple vs. Android: Developing Secure Enterprise Apps

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Mobile Device Management (“MDM”) is an infrastructure protocol for executing privileged commands on mobile devices. In other words, MDM is an infrastructure technology that enables administrators to take full advantage of features already included on devices. The MDM specifications are provided by operating system designers, for example Apple and Google, and include guides on how […]

The Secret of Uber Closers: Mobile Sales Apps

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We all know them, the Uber closer, the person who can sell anytime, anywhere — but can your sales force actually seal the deal on the go? If you want stellar sales people, you need to be able to provide them with mobile sales apps that use today’s technology for optimal sales performance. One of the […]

Is Apple Poised to Take Over the Mobile Enterprise?

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Apple has always been synonymous with consumer apps. But as Apple continues its transition under CEO Tim Cook and looks for new opportunities to drive innovation and growth, the company may well be looking to expand its reach beyond the consumer market and into the mobile enterprise. According to Gartner, less than .01% of consumer […]

Safeguarding the Mobile Sales Apps Revolution in Retail

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A growing legion of retailers, including Macy’s and Nordstrom, are arming their in-store salespeople with tablets and mobile sales apps to conduct on-the-spot sales support with customers. This includes the use of tablets to check company-wide inventory to enhance the customer experience while increasing the wallet share of customers patrolling their aisles. The use of […]

Mobile App Strategy: Plain and Simple

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We live in a technology-driven world — but that doesn’t mean that we all have to be techno-geeks. There is still room for the rest, the ones who aren’t the first adopters or can program in HTML5 in their sleep. And even if you aren’t tech savvy, you can still be a main contributor for […]

Tackling Employee Disinterest in BYOD Security

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Educating employees about the security risks of using their own mobile devices which contain sensitive corporate data sounds like a no-brainer. The problem is, most employees don’t give BYOD security much thought. For instance, a mere 15% of employees believe they have minimal to zero responsibility to protect data stored on their personal devices, according […]