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Business, IT execs disagree on challenges in developing custom mobile apps

As enterprise mobility matures, many firms are moving to deploy custom mobile apps to empower their mobile workers. Unfortunately, not everyone with these firms agrees about the challenges presented in developing custom mobile apps.

Infographic: Employees 'going rogue' on mobile app use

Many employees do not think the apps their enterprise provides meet their needs. This is leading to a "going rogue" trend among employees who bring in their own apps, whether IT approved or not.

Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.

Where GPS fails, IndoorAtlas' geomagnetic technology steps in

There's one big problem with location-based services that use GPS; it can't reach inside buildings. Location-based startup IndoorAtlas came up with a solution to this problem: use a building's magnetic field to locate mobile users.

Spotlight: Amazon takes the keys away from TestDrive

Amazon is shutting down its Appstore TestDrive service that enabled users to try out an app before buying, Amazon's Corey Badcock announced in a blog post.

Microsoft to integrate mobile apps into Cyanogen's Android-based OS

Under a partnership deal announced Thursday, Microsoft will integrate its mobile apps with Cyanogen's Android-based open mobile operating system.  

Spring Mobile teams with Salesforce to improve field operations

Spring Mobile Solutions, a provider of mobile apps for field operations in the consumer goods industry, is teaming with Salesforce to make Spring's mobileSales and mobleRetail apps available on the Salesforce AppExchange, reported Consumer Goods Technology.

BYOD helps keep customers--and employees--satisfied

Retailers are bringing BYOD to their associates on the retail sales floor for faster, more effective customers service, noted an article at Retail Dive.

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.

Tight security surrounds small group of Apple Watch app developers

As Apple prepares to take preorders for the Apple Watch beginning this Friday, a small group of Apple Watch app developers have been visiting Apple labs in Sunnyvale every day under security that rivals the Manhattan Project.