Mobile apps are critical to the enterprise today, but developing them at scale can be tough. Skilled developers are in high demand, and finding the resources and budget to keep up is an ongoing challenge.
To meet this need, many businesses are turning to rapid mobile app development tools, or RMADs. These user-friendly solutions allow business professionals to deliver apps quickly and easily, adding efficiency and speeding time to market.
In its Market Guide for Rapid Mobile App Development Tools, Gartner examines this new technology, including:
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:
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:
In "Get Mobile Strategy Right by Designing for Bank Customers' Mobile Moments," Forrester answers two key questions critical to the success of any mobile banking initiative: How to build and execute a strategic plan.
Along the way, you'll learn how to:
Gartner recently released its Predicts 2015: Mobile Apps and Development Report with the latest insight on how the emergence of mobile is transforming business. It contains valuable analysis into areas that can impact your mobile strategy, like development cycles, introduction of new technologies, backend service integration, and the use of analytics.
The Predicts 2015 report answers questions including:
Ovum, a leading European research firm, named Kony a Leader in its recent Decision Matrix: Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform (MADP) Solution.
Improving customer experience is now the No. 1 priority of business executives. But what does it take to do it right, consistently and better than your competitors?
Find out in "Closing the Experience Gaps." In this report, Forrester explores the new customer experience imperative and presents tactical and strategic paths for meeting it. Highlights include:
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!
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.
Gartner recently released the Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP) Critical Capabilities report as a supplement to the 2014 Magic Quadrant Mobile Application Development Platform report. The report takes a closer look at key platforms and their currently shipping features and functionality. In addition to being named a 2014 Gartner MQ Leader, Kony also received the highest scores in 3 out of 4 use cases outlined in the MADP Critical Capabilities report. For those evaluating development platforms in the short term, this report is a must-read.
Mobile strategy is a business proposition. So why does the app conversation always get bogged down in technology?
Escape the tech talk with “Micro Apps, Metrics, and Mobile-First: 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:
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:
Access the latest information and insights on enterprise mobility in this new report from the Yankee Group. Principal Analyst Chris Marsh dives deep into mobile strategy, covering topics including:
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:
Gartner recently released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADPs) with the latest insights into how mobility is changing business today. We’re proud that Kony was named a Leader.
Read your complimentary copy of the Magic Quadrant to learn:
In Spring 2014, Computing Research suveyed more than 120 business decision makers in the UK about mobility in their organizations. Here, they've compiled and analysed the results - and the answers may surprise you.
"Enterprise Mobility in the UK: Current State and Future Trends in Mobile App Development" reveals the latest stats on topics such as:
What is MBaaS, why does it matter, and who should care? Get the answers to these questions and more in "MBaaS: 5 Key Considerations," an in-depth white paper covering all things MBaaS.
Download the paper to learn more about:
In this report, Forrester examines the current strategies and adoption trends of enterprise mobile application developers. By combining Forrester's data with a custom enterprise application survey, it answers questions including:
Application design and user experience (UX) are increasingly important as user expectations grow. Businesses must compete on both functionality and usability, but the professionals charged with designing the app are often expected to use the same old tools to achieve new and innovative results.
In "6 Steps to Smarter Mobile App Design and Development," we examine how to go beyond legacy app design to create exceptional experiences more easily and efficiently. Topics covered include:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
You know that mobility is critical to today's enterprise, but what's the best way to measure its success?
Find out in this comprehensive white paper. In "Measuring Mobile," you'll learn how to:
Define measurable objectives and outcomes
Quantify the value of engagement and efficiency
Measure different use cases in enterprise mobility
Calculate ROI, TCO, and more
Stop guessing how well your mobile initiative is performing. Download "Measuring Mobile" to find real numbers that prove real value.
“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.
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: