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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:

Gartner Market Guide for Rapid Mobile App Development Tools ›

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:

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:

Forrester: Closing the Experience Gaps ›

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:

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.

2014 Gartner Mobile Application Development Platform Critical Capabilities Report ›

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.

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:

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for MADPs: Who's a Leader? ›

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:

6 Steps to Smarter Mobile App Design and Development ›

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: 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:

Measuring Mobile: Quantifying the Success of Your Mobile Initiative ›

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.

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: