More than 60% of workers will use a mobile device to interact with content by 2016, according to Gartner. As a growing number of people, and their respective organizations, use mobile devices on a regular basis, the need for apps is moving to the top of businesses' priority lists.
Devising and implementing enterprise mobile apps successfully can be easier said than done, however. Determining which mobile development framework should be used is just one of many factors that needs to be taken into account, in addition to things like cost.
This guide showcases use cases, tools and best practices for using SOA as a fundamental architecture to enable mobile computing and integration.
STRATEGIES AND BEST PRACTICES
1. Maximizing enterprise mobile apps
When should REST and SOA be used? How can an organization get the most out of its enterprise mobile applications? These are just a couple of common questions that arise when organizations get ready to dig into mobile development.
Read on for advice on how to get the greatest benefits out of enterprise mobile apps.
From healthcare to retail, or travel to the energy sector, each industry segment has a unique set of criteria that can make or break a mobile application. Here are a variety of mobile development tips and tricks for various enterprise industry segments.
Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) uses application program interfaces (APIs) and software developer kits to connect mobile applications to the cloud. MBaaS integrates back-end services through the cloud, whereas traditional mobile middleware integrates through physical, on-premises servers.
Read on to find out how MBaaS is being used for enterprise mobile apps.
The debate regarding whether to develop enterprise mobile apps using HTML5, native or hybrid continues to rage without a clear end in sight. Experts do, however, seem to agree that in certain situations, one framework may be better than another.
Read how to get expert perspective on the pros and cons of HTML5, native and hybrid tools for enterprise mobile app development.
Demand for enterprise mobile apps is on the rise. An increased push for app modernization and Backend as a Service (BaaS) is also trending, according to experts. Staying on top of these movements is key to successfully building and maintaining mobile apps.
The following is a collection of articles highlighting some of the biggest trends taking place with enterprise mobile app development.
The enterprise landscape has changed significantly since many enterprises have implemented their SOA based systems. One reality is that when SOA meets mobile, taking a defensive approach to security becomes a requirement.