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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.