Say Goodbye to Traditional App Development: Why Low to No Code is Changing the Game
As organizations begin to embrace the need for one-to-two function mobile apps to increase productivity, traditional app development is quickly losing its appeal to low to no code options. Since traditional app development requires technical coding skills and can take months to complete, many organizations are turning to rapid mobile app development platforms that require little to no coding skills to get started.
10 Ways the iPhone Has Changed the Enterprise in 10 Years
On this day in 2007, Steve Jobs revealed the first iPhone to the world, changing the way we work and play forever. In honor of ten years of the iPhone, this blog post covers ten ways the Apple smartphone has changed the enterprise including increased productivity and a multitude of mobile apps.
Enterprise Mobility In 2016: The Year In Review
Rather than detailing the most important stories of the year chronologically as in previous years, this time Enterprise AppsTech is looking at the biggest hitters from 2016 in five key emerging areas: app standardization, chatbots and AI, collaboration and social, IoT, and low code and no apps.
451 Research: Seven In 10 Enterprise IT Buyers Collecting IoT Data
More than seven in 10 enterprises polled by analyst firm 451 Research say they are gathering IoT data – but security and a perceived lack of return on investment remain major stumbling blocks. The company’s latest figures, which come from the most recent Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things Organizational Dynamics survey, polled almost 1,000 enterprise IT buyers and found the number of firms looking at IoT data went up to its highest number, up three percentage points from the previous quarter.
Why 2017 Will Be A Year Of Continued Evolution For Enterprise Mobility
The move toward a mobile only workplace may be happening quicker than many businesses realize, with the recently released Gartner Predicts 2017 Mobile Apps and Their Development forecasting that that by 2022, 70 percent of all software interactions in the enterprise will occur on mobile devices.
IoT And Mobility: The Two Main Pillars Of Digital Disruption
According to a study by Research and Markets, managed services providers will play a major role in the explosive growth projected for the IoT market. A report summary states: “The IoT consists of devices, connectivity, security, applications and a properly managed service is required to manage these in an effective way.”
2017: Device Disruption Is Over – Now It’s Time To Optimize
The evolution of enterprise mobility strategy is alive and well in 2016. Despite a decrease in personal mobile device sales and upgrades, corporate mobile and IoT devices continue to be procured and deployed rapidly and globally. However, for those that have recently added new devices to their program, mobility isn’t quite the disruption it used to be. Most companies today have at least limited exposure to mobility implementation, management, support, and security.
Apple’s App Store 2016 Revenue Tops $28 Billion Mark
Apple said that its App Store posted records in 2016 and on New Year’s Day in 2017, as the company positions itself to be more about services. Specifically, Apple said that developers earned $20 billion in 2016, up 40 percent from a year ago. Since Apple gets 30 percent of App Store sales with developers getting 70 percent, 2016 revenue was likely to top $28 billion.
Google Patches Android For 90 Vulnerabilities In January Update
Android is starting 2017 much the same way it ended 2016, with a large security patch update. Google released the first Android patch update of 2017 on Jan. 4, providing fixes for 90 identified vulnerabilities. Of those, 29 are rated as being critical, 41 as high and 20 are ranked as having moderate severity.
Five Steps To Success In Digital Transformation
Digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises, according to a Forbes Insights and Hitachi survey of 573 top executives worldwide. (See the full report, “How to Win at Digital Transformation: Insights From a Global Survey of Top Executives.”) The next two years are critical in this regard, as half of survey respondents believe that their organizations will be vastly digitally transformed in that time.
Five Things That Will Keep IT Execs Up At Night In 2017
New Year’s resolutions are wonderful. They put a positive spin on making and achieving personal goals across the next 12 months. For many of us in the IT industry, this positivity can be extended to our trade as we look at the various IT-related projects and responsibilities that we will be tasked with in 2017. Yet, surrounding our optimistic and upbeat feelings, IT leaders must be cognizant of the potential pitfalls that the new year may hold. Today, we’re going to cover 5 enterprise IT issues that may end up keeping you up late at night with worry and concern.
CES 2017: The 5G Future Will Support Up To 22 Million Jobs
At CES 2017, Qualcomm has demonstrated a number of ways its technology will support the 5G future, from powering autonomous drones to connected health care. By 2035, when 5G’s full economic benefit should be realized, a broad range of industries supported by 5G could produce up to $12 trillion worth of goods and services, according to new research commissioned by Qualcomm — nearly as much as all consumers in the US spent in 2016. Additionally, by 2035, 5G should support up to 22 million jobs — that’s more than the population of Beijing — and generate $3.5 trillion in revenue.
Agility & DevOps Are Key To Digital Transformation
The majority of organizations are expected to increase their adoption of agile frameworks within the next two years, according to a recent survey from Unisys. The resulting report, “Overcoming Enterprise Agility Challenges in Digital Transformation,” examines how companies are pursuing a number of technology and business process improvements, including DevOps, as well as a broader digital transformation.