Enterprises are increasing enabling business intelligence applications for mobile devices.
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As more enterprises deploy custom mobile applications, mobile backend-as-a-service will become the "new frontier" in enterprise mobile app development.
Pushed by the accelerating move to mobility, enterprises are expected to dedicate more time, effort and money to custom mobile applications in 2015.
Certainly, the IBM-Apple enterprise mobility alliance will help corporate adoption of the iPad. But the alliance could also help the adoption of wearables in the enterprise, argues Valentine Matula with Avaya.
Frequent business travelers take heart--most airports are planning investments in mobile and self-service technology. A full 84 percent of airports surveyed by airport IT services provider SITA plan to invest in mobile applications for passenger services over the next three years.
Note-taking and collaboration software provider Evernote has launched a new "Work Chat" function for its enterprise web and mobile applications that enables users to chat about ideas and projects on the Evernote interface, reports TechCrunch.
VMware has announced that its AirWatch enterprise mobility management unit will partner with HP's enterprise unit to help better enable a mobile workforce.
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