Mobile Applications

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Enterprises look to app stores to manage app experience

Rather than approving or banning mobile applications as employees attempt to download them to devices, some chief information officers are turning to mobile application stores to streamline application management.

European firms see mobile apps investment as priority

Investment in mobile applications is increasing in priority for IT execs at Western European enterprises, while investment in BYOD is declining as a priority, according to an annual survey of Western European IT execs by CIONET.

Database management provider Oracle turns to enterprise mobility

Oracle, best known for its database management system and its Java software, is making an aggressive push into the enterprise mobility space.

Diagnosing mobile apps' top pain points

To help mobile app developers reduce their own pain levels, MobiManage outlines the principal causes of your headaches, and what you can do about them.

Infographic: Mobile 3.0 offers mobile users 'super apps'

Mobile 3.0 offers mobile users a new breed of "super apps" that are displacing one-off purchases with longer term subscription-based services and apps, as well as games offering months of immersive play, explains MEF, a global mobile content and commerce trade association.

IT's heavy hand will cause one-fifth of BYOD projects to fail, predicts Gartner

A disturbing 20 percent of BYOD projects will fail by 2016 due to IT's heavy hand, predicts Gartner analyst Ken Dulaney.

Focus will be on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data, apps, says Gartner

Over the next few years, enterprise software providers will focus more on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data and applications on top of existing mobile architectures, predicts market research firm Gartner.

News Scan: Mobile 'shopping state of mind'; Hacking delivery drones; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/9 including: the mindset surrounding the culture of mobile shopping, the downsides to security concerning Amazon's proposed delivery drones, the increased interest in mobile apps by IT pros, the problem with deploying policies and structuring rules later and AT&T's attempt to save money for those who pay for their own mobile devices.

mHealth will be top growth area in healthcare next year, says Frost

Mobile health will be a top area of growth in the healthcare market next year, according to a survey of 1,835 healthcare executives conducted by Frost & Sullivan.

Marissa Mayer says mobile is remaking Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says mobile computing may remake her company completely.