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Infographic: Enterprises struggle to close mobile app gap

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.

Large disconnect between IT and app developers over enterprise mobile apps

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.

News Scan: Smartphone users want doctor on call; Mobile apps get more time;

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, July 9, including a survey stating patient preference to communicate with doctors using smartphones, statistics rise on mobile app use in smartphone users, the takeoff of cloud app development and management platforms, mobile broadband traffic drives operator use of CSCR platforms and the strong demand for enterprise mobile solutions to drive U.S. and European sales.

Mobile-first could be a mobile-bust, warns Pegasystems chief

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.

SQL injection attacks: Stop the madness

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.

European firms see mobile apps investment as priority

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 launches HTML5-based platform for fixed, mobile enterprise apps

Mobile Helix this week launched an HTML5-based enterprise application development and data security platform called Link.

Enterprises expect number of new mobile applications to surpass desktop applications

Enterprises expect the number of new mobile applications to surpass the number of new desktop applications, according to a survey of 770 C-level executives and IT professionals conducted by Appcelerator, a mobile app development platform provider.

Companies grapple with shortage of mobile app developers

Companies large and small are looking to get into the mobile apps game, but their efforts are stymied by a shortage of software engineers with mobile development experience. According to The Wall

Signs point to opportunities in mobile enterprise, but market isn't so easy to tap

I keep reading about the vast opportunities in the enterprise market for the wireless industry, and, of course, they all center around spurring greater productivity among mobile workers. A recent IBM