IFTT, a service that triggers actions on apps, launched on Thursday Open Source @ IFTT, making a number open source mobile app development tools available to developers.
IBM is contributing 50 projects related to analytics, mobile and cloud computing to the open source community and opening up a new online resource where developers can find IBM open source projects and look for help with them.
Apple and IBM have released 10 more enterprise mobile apps that work on iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches as part of their MobileFirst for iOS venture. The 10 mobile apps, which employ predictive analytics, include apps for managers of shift workers, field service workers, business travelers, mortgage officers and other workers.
MobileIron and France-based Pradeo have formed a partnership to strengthen the security of mobile apps in the enterprise. With the partnership, MobileIron customers can now use Pradeo's CheckMyApps Service to conduct security checks on the mobile apps installed on their mobile device fleet.
Across all industries, rare is the organization that doesn't rely in some form on mobile apps. Whether mobile apps are used on the client-facing side, for internal processes, personal apps employed through shadow IT, or any other use case, there is likely some kind of mobile computing happening at all times in the enterprise.
Salesforce unveiled Thursday its Service for Apps, new tools powered by Service Cloud that embed multi-channel customer service, including live video chat with a customer service agent, directly into mobile apps.
SAP has developed 12 Apple Watch apps for internal employee use, which could be made available to enterprise customers, depending on demand, Rick Costanzo, executive vice president and general manager of telco and mobile at SAP, told FierceMobileIT.
As more airports deploy free Wi-Fi, it is important for them to understand how travelers use mobile apps in order to deploy network resources in an effective manner. But mobile app usage is not uniform across airports. See this comparison of California versus Florida airports.
Medical and banking mobile apps, as well as other mobile apps, could be at risk from hackers because of a flaw in the way app data is stored in cloud databases, according to researchers at Darmstadt Technology University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Security Information Technology.
Salesforce launched Thursday its mobile app Sales Wave Analytics that can access and analyze data from Salesforce as well as third-party data.