It's no secret that the IT workforce isn't producing enough skilled mobile application developers to keep up with demand. That fact may be behind the findings of a new study, which says poor user experiences are the leading cause of enterprise mobile app failures.
Enterprises are struggling to keep up with the demand for mobile business applications. Two companies – Apperian and Alpha Software – are teaming to solve this growing mobile app gap.
Reports that mobile commerce is dramatically on the increase this holiday season is not good news for app developers, who say they are already struggling to keep up with app demand.
A full 71 percent of IT organizations say they cannot keep up with the demand for custom business apps, according to a survey of 470 IT and business pros by Mendix.
There is a large disconnect between IT decision makers and mobile app developers when it comes to management ideas about enterprise apps and developer reality.
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Many organizations are adopting a "mobile-first" strategy for their web and app development.But a mobile-first strategy could backfire and create more silos and dysfunction in organizations, warns Alan Trefler, CEO of business software firm Pegasystems.
Successful SQL injection attacks are rampant, despite the fact that SQL injection holes have been around for many years and can be easily fixed in the app development stage.
Investment in mobile applications is increasing in priority for IT execs at Western European enterprises, while investment in BYOD is declining as a priority, according to an annual survey of Western European IT execs by CIONET.
Mobile Helix this week launched an HTML5-based enterprise application development and data security platform called Link.