White Papers

6 Steps to Smarter Mobile App Design and Development ›

Mobile app usage continues to grow at a remarkably impressive rate. Of those billions of apps being downloaded, user engagement drops by 75% after the first usage. Today’s apps must meet or exceed the usability of the billions upon billions of other apps in the marketplace. 

Forrester 2015 Global Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark ›

The Forrester 2015 Global Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark report helps digital leaders benchmark their current mobile banking capabilities, identify best practices, and plan improvements to their mobile banking services. It is based on assessing retail mobile banking services of 41 large retail banks across four continents.

Kony’s mobile middleware vision stands out among mobile application platform (MAP) pure plays ›

Companies are still in the early phases of the shift to mobile apps, which is a result of mobile’s mismatch with many existing enterprise technologies, a subsequently fragmented lifecycle, and the lack of developer productivity and stakeholder collaboration. This is not for want of vendors’ trying. From mobile enterprise application platforms (MEAPs) to mobile back end as a service (MBaaS) – and countless permutations of platforms, services and tools – the supply side is trying hard, but has not yet found its sweet spot. 

MobileFabric - A Mobile Backend Infrastructure ›

Kony MobileFabric™, a set of enterprise-grade mobile infrastructure services, makes it easy to build amazing apps that integrate and support all of your backend systems. MobileFabric offers open, standards-based development that gives you the freedom to choose your favorite development toolset. With this built-in interoperability, you'll dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of enterprise mobility projects with backend integration that’s just a click away.

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development ›

MDM and MAM are important parts of a comprehensive and secure enterprise mobile management (EMM) suite, without which, your company might be taking unnecessary data risks. This Mobile Memo, sponsored by Kony, outlines 8 risks your company needs to consider while building a mobile app.
Download 8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development to make sure you are keeping your most valuable asset, your data, protected.

8 Mobile App Development Factors ›

Worried about wasting money on one-off app solutions that are over-budget, underwhelming, and don’t integrate with any of your existing business processes, services, or security protocols? If you’re serious about mobile, you need to understand some of the factors that affect mobile application development costs.

Forrester Wave 2015: Kony named a Leader in mobile infrastructure services ›

The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015 report evaluates 10 vendors on the 112 criteria critical to enterprise mobility success. We’re proud that Kony was named a Leader for its overall breadth of offering, successfully distinguishing their front-end services from back-end services, and providing a highly differentiated set of development tooling.

2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for MADPs: A Leader. Again. ›

For the third year in a row, Kony is pleased to be recognized as a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in the Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP) report.
Access your complimentary copy of the report for the latest insights into:

Integrating with SAP using Kony MobileFabric ›

For many organizations, it’s become clear that a legacy approach to mobile just doesn’t work. Today’s enterprise needs a mobile-first architecture that can handle the speed and agility required for mobile app development, right now and in the future.
In this whitepaper, “Integrating with SAP using Kony MobileFabric,” we examine how Kony MobileFabric for SAP Business Suite, a SAP-certified technology, makes this transition possible.  You’ll learn how to:
•    Weigh the pros and cons of different approaches to supporting mission-critical enterprise mobile apps

2015 Enterprise Mobile Application Report: Are you able to satisfy your company’s appetite for mobile apps? ›

Leading industry analyst firm 451 Research recently released its 2015 Enterprise Mobile Application report, sponsored by Kony, Inc. This survey of IT management, IT development and line of business professionals found that more than half of the 480 respondents, from North America, Europe and Australia, plan to deploy 10 or more enterprise mobile apps during the next two years.
Read your complimentary copy of the 2015 Enterprise Mobile Application report to learn:

Gartner Survey Analysis: The Internet of Things is a Revolution Waiting to Happen ›

According to a recent Gartner survey, the Internet of Things (IoT) will have a major impact on many organizations. That means businesses need to get ready – fast.
What will the IoT revolution look like, and how can companies prepare? Find out in this recent report from Gartner, “Survey Analysis: The Internet of Things Is a Revolution Waiting to Happen.” Topics covered include:

Bridging the Gap: Mobile App Design and Development ›

Kony recently surveyed 340 app designers and developers to learn what's working and what's keeping them awake at night. In this report, "Bridging the Gap: Mobile App Design and Development," we look at the results of that survey to learn where designers and developers are facing challenges, and what can be done to address them.

Topics covered include: 

Gigaom's Sector Roadmap: Cross-Platform Mobile Development ›

In "Sector Roadmap: Cross-Platform Mobile Development," Gigaom Research evaluates mobile application development platforms in the context of its five disruption vectors: forces with the potential to reshape the market and its demands. These vectors - talent crunch, iteration acceleration, fragmentation, trendspotting, and destabilization - provide a forward-looking lens through which to assess which vendors are leading the pack, and which are falling behind.

Key findings in the report include how to:

5 Great Steps: How to Build an Enterprise Mobility Strategy ›

Mobile strategies can no longer be simple add-ons or afterthoughts. Operating in mobile time – the speed, ability and connectivity to do business, anywhere and everywhere – is here to stay. Now is your chance to learn how to become a mobile-time enterprise. 5 Great Steps: How to Build an Enterprise Mobility Strategy will outline the steps you need to consider when becoming a mobile-time enterprise. It will also help you create an enterprise mobility strategy that will move your business forward!

Mobility in 2015: 10 New Rules for Mobile Strategy and Success ›

The mobile revolution is transforming how your customers, partners, and employees experience your enterprise. It’s essential that business and technology leaders drive this transformation. Mobilizing your enterprise can create competitive advantages and allow users to experience your products, services or solutions anywhere, any time and on any device.

Task-Based Apps: The Business-Friendly Approach to Mobile Strategy ›

Mobile strategy is a business proposition. So why does the app conversation always get bogged down in technology?

Escape the tech talk with “Task-Based Apps: The Business-Friendly Approach to Mobile Strategy.” This white paper written just for business users addresses several new strategies that make it easier, faster, and cheaper to mobilize your business processes. Topics covered include:

Forrester: Mobile Needs a Four-Tier Engagement Platform ›

According to Forrester, mobile is pushing aging web architectures to the brink. The new, multi-edge reality demands a new paradigm: A distributed, four-tier architecture focused on experience and engagement.

So how can companies migrate successfully from three tiers to four? Read this report to find out. Topics covered include:

Mobile Apps for Field Service: Proven Strategies from Roll-Out to ROI ›

Mobile apps can deliver tremendous benefits to field service teams across industries. But getting started, and evolving your strategy, can be overwhelming. What's the best way to mobilize field service quickly, efficiently, and effectively?

Find out in "Mobile Apps for Field Service: Proven Strategies from Roll-Out to ROI." In this white paper, you'll read:

IDC: Creating Business Value from Mobile-First Development Practices ›

IDC recently surveyed 400 IT decision makers in the U.S in charge of influencing or directing mobile strategy at their firms. The numbers are clear: companies that make strategic investments in mobility are realizing increased competitive advantage in all aspects of the business than those who do not.

Companies now need to consider adopting modern mobile app development and deployment practices and tighter IT/business alignment or risk losing out to the competition.

This whitepaper breaks down IDC’s survey results and recommendations on topics such as:

App Development in the Cloud: Advantages, Challenges, and How to Do It Right ›

Cloud-based mobility refers to a new generation of tools that allow organizations to design, develop, and manage apps using solutions that leverage cloud technology. This approach offers benefits like flexibility, scalability, and efficiency, but has its challenges as well.

In this white paper, we will examine the advantages of app development in the cloud, why it makes sense for your mobile projects, and seven pitfalls that you can avoid along the way.

You’ll learn how to:

Mobilizing Healthcare: A Provider’s Guide to Multi-Channel Strategy ›

Over 89% of physicians recommend a mobile health app to their patients, and over 93% believe that mobile health apps can improve a patient outcome in areas including medication adherence, diabetes monitoring, and preventive care. But are healthcare organizations ready for the changes this brings?

To realize the potential benefits of mobility, providers need to fashion strategies around new demands for value.

This brief outlines advantages and challenges of mobile including how to:

Mobilizing Healthcare: A Payer’s Guide to Multi-Channel Strategy  ›

With the Affordable Care Act opening up an untapped consumer market, the entire healthcare industry is now looking for solutions that will help control costs while still delivering consumer-centric outcomes.

The solution: Embracing mobile apps can have a profound impact on payers and help the entire ecosystem attract a new market of uninsured individuals, manage healthcare costs, adhere to regulatory requirements, improve employee productivity, and most importantly, stay relevant.

This brief will explore:

Kony for SAP ›

Mobilizing SAP is no simple task, and SAP itself isn't making it any easier. But there are other options for today's enterprise that enable secure, scalable, and robust integrations without the headaches.

Read "Kony for SAP" to get all the details on Kony's solutions for mobilizing SAP, including architecture, integrations, key benefits and differentiators, and more. This technical white paper includes:

Mobilizing the Entire Enterprise ›

“Going mobile” is a buzz-phrase that’s heard everywhere in today’s marketplace, but mobilizing your business isn’t as easy as it sounds. Mobilizing your entire enterprise will not only boost efficiency and productivity, but it will also enhance every workflow process as well. However, with so many aspects such as ubiquitous data access and data capture to consider, mobilizing your business can be a technological headache.

Harnessing the BYOD Phenomenon: An IT Guide ›

 Today’s enterprises want a BYOD strategy that’s secure, quick to implement, easy to manage, and keeps every user on every device happy and productive – on top of everything else IT has on its plate.

That’s why we wrote “Harnessing the BYOD Phenomenon: An IT Guide.” This practical paper written just for IT includes: