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Q&A: Propelics’ 5 Steps to Adopting a Mobile-Centric IT Strategy

You may have seen our recent Q&A with Propelics’ Eric Carlson. Beyond answering our questions about what it takes to build a successful retail strategy, Eric also shared with us five steps he sees as vital for companies who are looking to adopt a more mobile-centric IT strategy. Eric has a ton of expertise in […]

7 Myths of Early-Stage Enterprise Mobile Development

When a company makes the move from tolerating mobile in the workplace to embracing it as a key aspect of their overall strategy, there can be some bumps along the way. In particular, there are a number of misperceptions that can stymie early-stage mobile development in an enterprise setting. Below, we debunk some of the […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Google will start rolling out Android 5.0 today, November 3rd. This rollout starts with the Nexus 9, and soon after to other compatible devices. We have a CI build for SDK 3.4.1, which has been lightly tested on Lollipop. If you have Android apps, make sure you compile them against this SDK and test them […]

Taco Bell Goes Mobile and more: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Coping with Shadow IT Shadow IT isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s becoming more widespread. Netskope recently reported an increase in the number of cloud-based apps used by employees. On average, 579 cloud apps were used per organization last quarter, up from 509 in the previous quarter. So whether or not your business has embraced […]

A Cross-platform Application Template

I recently gave a talk at TiConnect named “Advanced Cross-platform development“. After writing the slides, I realized that the talk could have been called “Cross-platform development fundamentals“, or even “What you need to know before you build your first app“. During the talk, which you can find here, I showed examples of how big companies […]

IT and Developers Diverge: Appcelerator Q3 2014 Mobile Trends Report

Roughly twice a year, give or take, we conduct a survey of mobile developers. Our latest has just been published, and it’s a doozy. In partnership with IDC, we surveyed more than 120 IT decision makers and 8,010 mobile developers, the largest group ever. A set of shared questions allowed us to make a direct […]

5G, Depth-Sensitive Apps and More: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Introducing 5G Federal agencies are investigating next-gen technologies that could allow wireless data to transmit up to 1,000 times faster than what the average American experiences at home from a wired connection. Wireless carriers continue to roll out 4G LTE, but it appears that 5G may be just around the corner. The new type of […]

Next Generation iPads Unveiled and More: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Apple Unveils the Next Generation of iPads Last Thursday, Apple unveiled the next generation of iPads: the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. Both new models will feature TouchID for login and make in-app purchases via Apple Pay. As with the release of the iPhone 6, businesses won’t need to do much to […]

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