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April 15, 2009
At a recent panel discussion on the future of mobile applications, Google's Rich Miner said enterprise applications are where the real money is to be made.
July 30, 2008
Mobile browsers have long been an afterthought on smartphones: Rendering was poor, and actually navigating a Web page required Zen-like patience. Forget about casual surfing. Today, however, the rise of Software as a Service (SaaS) and the ...
May 05, 2008
SAP and Research in Motion have announced plans to add native clients for all of SAP's enterprise applications to the BlackBerry, beginning with CRM.
June 25, 2007
Rich mobile applications have the potential to change how users interface with enterprises' applications.
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A mobile app is a software application designed for use on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, rather than desktop or laptop computers. Mobile apps are usually created to conform to the demands and limitations of the devices and also to... Continue Reading
A native application (native app) is an application program that has been developed for use on a particular platform or device. Continue Reading
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You've got a new iPad and impressed your clients, so what else is there? Plenty! We've got 10 of the best business iPad apps, and know what the best thing is? They're all free. Continue Reading
With the explosion in mobile devices CIOs are under pressure to devise a mobile application strategy for employees and customers. It won't be easy. Continue Reading
When deploying mobile applications to your mobile devices, there are two fundamental choices available: Rich mobile platforms or mobile Web-based services in the cloud. The first is native application execution directly on the mobile device – ... Continue Reading
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Before cloud-based mobile apps take over your enterprise, consider the security, governance, MDM and application management issues of mobile cloud computing. Continue Reading
Benefiting from mobile cloud apps requires a proactive mobile strategy. Part one in this series outlines the requirements for cloud-based mobile application development. Continue Reading
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