Enterprises large and small are at risk from insecure mobile apps and mobile malware, particularly those that allow employees to bring their own devices to work. To give IT tools to combat these threat, IBM is bringing together technology from two of its recent acquisitions--Fiberlink and Trusteer.
Enterprises are often held back from mobile app development by fears about the time, money, and employee resources. These fears are based on five myths about enterprise mobile app development, explained an infographic prepared by FeedHenry.
CIOs think that mobile app development takes too long and costs too much, according to a survey by mobile back-end-as-a-service provider Kinvey.
Mobile enterprise application platform vendors will increasingly look to new partnerships and deployment options, such as cloud services, judges Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst for app platforms at Current Analysis.
More than half of the highest performing IT teams have deployed enterprise app stores, according to Accenture.
Business software firm Pegaystems acquired cloud-based mobile application development platforms provider Antenna Software--a move designed to enable enterprise IT clients to deliver improved customer experiences across multiple operating systems and devices. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Exadel announced on Thursday that it adding an Appery.io plug-in for Salesforce, available via Salesforce Mobile Packs, to ease the development of customer relationship management mobile apps for enterprises.
FierceDeveloper tracked down five enterprising women who are making a difference in mobile app development--from working on enterprises apps as a member of a Chicago-based development team to heading up a firm devoted to augmented reality, these women are tackling the mobile development world first-hand and hoping that their efforts will help prompt others to follow their lead.