Enterprise Mobile Application Solution Center

Maximize the Value of Your Mobile Apps

Companies everywhere are rapidly building and deploying mobile applications.
A series of papers, videos and webcasts to provide practical insights on how you can design, deliver and manage high quality mobile apps.

IDC Whitepapers

Driving End-to-End Mobile Application Life-Cycle Management

Application deployment complexity and an explosion of business reliance on mobile applications are driving demand for targeted, collaborative, and agile application life-cycle management (ALM). Effective software delivery remains intimately tied to earlier life-cycle phases for both agility and consistent deployment.

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Building the Business Case for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management

Mobile applications have evolved into a preferred format for organizations to interact with customers and other key constituents who expect consumer-like interaction with enterprise-level capabilities. Successful enterprises are fine-tuning their mobile application strategies based upon a structured framework for identifying and measuring the business benefits of a managed mobile application lifecycle process.

This IDC Business Value White Paper discusses best practices for mobile application management and quantifies the organizational and financial benefits of having a managed mobile application development framework. From this report you will obtain actionable, practical guidance to better manage your end-to-end mobile application development process.

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The State of Custom Mobile App Development

The success of smartphones introduced a new paradigm for developing applications that's having a broad and deep impact on application development tools and software architectures. When compared with existing desktop or browser applications, this paradigm represents a new way for app developers to think about not only product design but also enterprise needs.

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Enterprise Mobile App Development: Enabling IT to Retake the Lead in a BYOD World

This Technology Spotlight describes the enterprise IT challenges in a mobile world and provides an overview of IDC's Mobility Maturity Model, a road map for strategic transformation to enterprise mobility and evolution from "bring your own device" to "create your own application" (CYOA).

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HP Whitepapers

Apps to Go:  Six Keys to Delivering User-Driven Mobile Applications

Meeting the needs for the enterprise user poses particular challenges. Apps must work seamlessly across devices and screen sizes, enabling real-time collaboration, without sacrificing data security. This balance requires a mobile app development platform built for the unique demands of the enterprise. View PDF

Deliver Mobile Apps: A Lifecycle Approach

This white paper describes software and services that accelerate and simplify the creation of internally developed or “in-house” enterprise mobile applications. It also describes how to deploy and manage these mobile apps on both company-provided and “bring-your-own” smartphones and tablet computers. Solving the complete mobile app lifecycle means transforming enterprise apps for multiscreen devices; facilitating design, testing, security, performance, management, and compliance to reach new customers and employee expectations. View PDF

Change Your IT Mobile Application Challenges into Opportunities

In the PC era, we had to support one or two PC operating system versions, one or two browsers, in a relatively stable environment. However, in the mobile market, there are multiple operating systems, which change frequently along with new devices each month and there are various types of network connections. View PDF

Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications

This paper highlights the various considerations for defending mobile applications—from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies needed to properly assess mobile applications risk. View PDF