Enterprises are rapidly moving ahead with development and deployment of a variety of mobile apps to make their mobile workers more productive, judging by the three stories in Wednesday's issue of FierceMobileIT.
Enterprise apps should be as collaborative and user friendly as consumer apps offered by social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, argues Duncan Campbell, vice president of worldwide marketing for converged infrastructure in HP's Enterprise Group.
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Mark Wilcox from VisionMobile ponders why developers are still busy creating consumer apps for mobile devices when enterprise mobile apps are far more lucrative.
Enterprises, particularly technology and design firms as well as system integrators, are increasingly hosting internal hackathons, says Forrester in a new report. These events allow employees who don't typically work together to collaborate and experiment with new technologies and generate fresh ideas to address company challenges.
Virtualization firm Citrix has unveiled its Worx App Gallery, a mobile app ecosystem that enables employees using iOS and Android mobile devices to download secure enterprise apps from the Citrix unified app store, as well as from Apple's App Store and Google Play.
Aberdeen analyst says apps can do more--if you apply some discipline
Apperian brings simplicity to app governance.
With a revamped board of directors, HP is launching a cloud-based enterprise mobility management platform for data, applications and devices.
Enterprises have invested a lot of money in applications, many of which cannot run natively on smartphones and tablets, noted Sumir Karayi, chief executive officer of IT efficiency firm 1E.