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Enterprises must adopt flexible approach to mobile app development, Gartner advises

Constantly progressing technologies, trends and preferences will force enterprises to adopt a flexible approach in their mobile app development processes, judged market research firm Gartner.

Codeless mobile app development is one solution to rising costs, delays in enterprise app deployment

As enterprises face the increasing demand from employees for mobile apps, one option to reduce the cost and increase the speed of mobile app development is to use codeless app development, according to a report prepared by Peter Crocker, principal analyst with Smith's Point Analytics.

Spotlight: Delphix acquires Axis Technology to beef up its DaaS data masking

To improve its ability to offer companies data masking technology, data-as-a-service provider Delphix has acquired Axis Technology Software, a Boston-based data masking provider.

IBM teams with startup Ionic to make mobile enterprise app development easier for the uninitiated

In a move to speed up the turnaround and reduce the complexity of enterprise mobile app development, IBM has announced a partnership with Ionic, a company that offers drag-and-drop design capabilities for mobile apps.

Enterprises see mobile app development as essential, yet costly

A convincing 85 percent of businesses said that mobile app development is either "important," "very important," or "essential" to their business, yet more than half complain about the high cost associated with DevOps and infrastructure provisioning in developing those apps.

Abandon hope of standardization, all ye who enter mobile app development

It is unlikely that app developers will ever see a standard approach to mobile app development, observes Suhas Uliyar, vice president of mobile strategy at Oracle.

25% of IT's budget will go to mobile apps by 2017, predicts IDC

2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets.  Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.

Poor user experience dooms many enterprise mobile app efforts

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.

Apperian, Alpha Software team to close enterprise mobile app gap

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.

More bad news for app developers on the horizon

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.