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When task-oriented apps transform business activities

In this contributed article, Geoffrey Bock, Principal at Bock & Company, and Richard Rabins, CEO of Alpha Software, examine how low-code platforms can aide in the develop of task-oriented apps for the enterprise. These low-code platforms provide a framework for rapid enterprise mobile app development, the authors explain.

Enterprises appoint 'mobile strategist' to handle mobility challenges

Challenged by the onslaught of mobile devices and apps, three-quarters of companies have appointed someone to handle their mobile strategy, according to a survey by ResearchNow on behalf of MBaaS provider Kinvey. Unfortunately, the survey finds a "disconnect" between the mobile strategist and the CIO.

News Scan: Accenture, others lead mADTMI market; Mobile search gets local;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 1, including the rush for companies to get involved in mADTMI, the effect local search will have on mobile adspend, the explosion in the NFC chip market, the rapid gains in the mobile POS market and where location-based services are heading in Europe.

Enterprise mobility fuels demand for mobile app development platform vendors

As more and more enterprise development teams build their own mobile apps, the demand for mobile application development platform vendors is growing.

Survey: Shortage of in-house mobile app developers prompts enterprises to outsource

There is a shortage of in-house expertise that is forcing enterprises to outsource mobile application development, according to a survey of 232 IT and business leaders conducted by IT staffing firm TEKsystems.

IT losing control of mobile app development, warns Gartner

IT leaders in the enterprise are losing control of their mobile app projects due to the increasing use of cloud mobile back-end services by business units outside the purview of IT, warns research firm Gartner.

Gartner: Enterprises to reach 'crucial tipping point' for mobile devices in 2014

Orlando, Fla.--In 2014 enterprises will reach a "crucial tipping point" where there are more web-connected mobile devices than PCs in the workplace. This will have a major impact on application development, explained Gartner analyst Ian Finley.

SAP, Antenna lead large mobile app developer pack

Out of more than 100 mobile app developers examined by Gartner, only two SAP and Antenna, were named as leaders in its 2012 Mobile Application Development Magic Quadrant report.

Oracle launches Oracle ADF Mobile

Oracle announced on Monday the release of its Oracle Application Development Framework Mobile, an extension of the Oracle ADF.

Big Blue takes on BYOD security

To address corporate concerns about the security of BYOD, IBM has released a number of security products targeting the enterprise mobility market, including a mobile security framework.