This report, which is the vision report of the mobile app development playbook for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals, focuses on the changes application developers need to understand if they want to build modern applications that deliver contextual customer experiences.
This Gigaom Research report aims to help technology decision-makers better understand:
- What the modern workforce thinks it needs to succeed in this rapidly changing world of mobile-first communications and new work-collaboration technologies
- How IT is supporting those needs and overall corporate objectives
- If there are gaps between worker expectations and IT requirements, and how technology buyers can address them
Download this Gigaom Research white paper to learn more.
In an IT landscape dominated by big data, mobility, social networking and cloud computing, integration will not only grow in importance, its very nature will change. This paper will discusses the 21st Century IT landscape as it relates to the new integration, and argues that the need for a comprehensive integration strategy has never been more urgent.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Mar 28, 2019
Digital business brings to mind innovative technologies: mobile devices, intelligent sensors, wearable devices, virtual reality, chatbots, blockchain, machine learning, and other technology. For some, it also reflects the rapid rise of new digitally native businesses that have disrupted traditional business models and destabilized established companies and industry sectors. For the majority of organizations, digital business means pivoting to a culture of organizational agility, where the rapid pace of demand can only be satisfied by faster and more flexible development and delivery models. As most organizations do not have the luxury of completely rebuilding their technology foundation or immediately adopting new practices and mindsets, they are embracing gradual yet fundamental shifts in culture, processes, and technology to support greater velocity and agility.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 13, 2016
Today’s successful organization needs to be able to turn on a dime, changing its product or service direction as fast as its customers’ needs require. The successful business of the 21st century crosses all boundaries; can quickly meet and adapt to competition, whether it comes from another part of the world, another industry or a startup; or it can use its core competencies to extend itself in new ways. Welcome to the Composable Enterprise. This kind of company—powered by cloud, open APIs, data analytics, mobile and social, and connected to the Internet of Things—is redefining markets and raising consumer expectations. The composable enterprise casts away the hierarchical and hardwired systems and processes that defined its predecessors, and represents a radical rethinking of how
technology can serve innovation and how innovation can serve customers.
Mobile Workforce Management solutions enable companies to deliver superior field service and customer satisfaction (see Part I, Setting The Stage For Best Practices Service Performance). However, a successful Mobile Workforce Management transformation is dependent upon many factors beyond simply deploying new technology. It requires a full understanding of the overall business objectives, a keen understanding of historical processes, a standard system of key performance metrics along with the organization’s current performance in those metrics, and effective communication to ensure organizational readiness and project execution.
Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC), have broad potential to provide huge business value, while simultaneously presenting potentially overwhelming challenges. The rapid technology changes supporting SMAC and the overall complexity involved demand a systematic approach to building out your SMAC capability.
Corporate Visions and SAVO teamed up to dig into if, and how well, companies are using mobile tablets to equip their salespeople to be more effective in their customer conversations. Are you ahead of the mobile movement or lagging behind?
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 27, 2014
What’s driving all of the current movement to the cloud? CIOs are charged with adapting quickly to a constantly changing business landscape—while increasing productivity and lowering costs. At the same time, multiple technological trends are coming together to produce an environment in which using cloud resources makes the most sense for many businesses.
Digital experiences on mobile connections suffer from performance issues, and impatient users compound the challenges that slower, intermittent mobile connections raise. Firms need to build a new discrete delivery tier to improve users’ perception of mobile performance and drive conversion and engagement. By dynamically adjusting to context, this new delivery tier can adaptively send the right assets, optimize the sequence, and modulate streaming rich media. this report outlines the delivery tier technology options that application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals must embrace.
this is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
The explosive popularity of mobile devices and apps offers a tremendous opportunity for any enterprise to become a “Mobile First” organization — one that views mobility as the most important business enabling technology today. Mobile First organizations understand that the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is here to stay and is fueled by users who expect total flexibility in managing their professional and personal business wherever they are, on their device of choice. However, the ability to securely and cost-effectively enable BYOD presents a significant challenge for even the most forward-thinking
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: May 07, 2018
The global BYOD and enterprise mobility market continues to experience impressive growth.
Preparing for this transformation is more than just a matter of security. It’s a matter of leveraging the people,
processes and tools needed to become a Mobile First organization that’s ready to explore a whole new
This BYOD guide is a great first step toward achieving your mobile transformation by implementing a
successful BYOD program. By following the recommendations in this guide, you can deliver a program that
meets the needs and preferences of mobile workers, while upholding corporate security and
budget requirements. But the true success of any BYOD program depends on its long-term
sustainability, which means you must ensure the security of your corporate data, drive user adoption by
supporting employees’ device preferences and maintain a flexible technology portfolio that
enables business innovation.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Apr 20, 2015
As mobile users increasingly demand the ability to use their own devices for everything personal and work-related, IT is quickly losing control over end-user technology decisions. Enterprises can no longer ignore this reality, especially given the explosive global demand for mobile devices.
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Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: May 07, 2018
Ready or not, the global mobility trend is forcing enterprises to enable a modern, mobile workforce with business productivity tools on any device, regardless of the underlying operating system. As enterprise users increasingly demand the ability to use their own mobile devices and desktops for modern work, IT is quickly impacted by end-user technology decisions. Enterprises can no longer ignore this reality, especially given the explosive global demand for mobile devices. Considering that smartphone adoption is expected to grow from 1.47 billion devices in 2016 to more than 1.7 billion in 2021, it’s clear that organizations need a comprehensive way to quickly onboard and secure a vast range of employee devices coming into the enterprise.
Over the past few years, business leaders have been the primary drivers of technology change, including making decisions to adopt new applications in the cloud, mandate a cloud-first strategy, offer new capabilities with an API-first strategy, and provide new applications to end users on mobile first.
There are significant benefits to these cloud decisions because they decrease time to value, lower costs, and make it easier for organizations to experiment and innovate. But there are consequences as well, chiefly in the complexity of learning how to integrate applications and exchange data across a decentralized architecture that is largely driven by autonomous development decisions.
This IDC White Paper answers the following questions about the need for hybrid integration:
How are changes in business strategy and technology adoption requiring changes in how organizations approach integration?
What are the major events that trigger integration adaptation?
How are the roles involve
You can have all the latest features of iOS 8 on your iPhone, but if you’re still using an iPhone 4s, you won’t be able to take advantage of most of them.
This should serve as an appropriate metaphor for this audience because when it comes to data storage, many of today’s storage solutions have been around since the 1970s…as in the the world of mobile, today’s data storage needs are revealing just how limited those older solutions are. Even if a company has updated almost everything in its IT ecosystem, it takes only one unchanged layer to prevent them from realizing the benefits of the latest technology.
With petabyte scale, reliability, performance, and efficiency the order of the day we are fast approaching that point with storage. There is without question a need to change in the current storage paradigm.
In this webinar you will learn about current IT storage challenges and useful insights about next-generation storage solutions.
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile devices as productivity tools and developing enterprise apps for these devices. Electronic signature technology is pivotal to enabling mobile transactions beyond just informational apps. Not only in terms of straight-through processing (STP), but also for full compliance, legal enforceability and record retention. With most organizations’ mobile strategies still in the early stages, this article provides a starting point to help you better understand mobile e-signatures for business. It reviews the top 10 capabilities that businesses need in order to properly equip their customer-facing workforce with mobile e-signing.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 17, 2015
Ready or not, the global mobility trend is forcing enterprises to enable a mobile workforce with business productivity tools on any device, regardless of the underlying operating system. As IT is quickly impacted by end-user technology decisions, enterprises can no longer ignore this reality, especially given the explosive global demand for mobile devices. This guide offers practical, step-by-step insight that can help any organization accelerate their journey to becoming a Mobile First enterprise by providing a detailed, best-practice deployment process and recommendations for finding the right enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider.
As the corporate landscape becomes increasingly mobile,
and workers collaborate across a growing range of devices,
organizations are implementing an agile and secure unified
communications infrastructure. Active deployment of UC
technology solutions has been on the rise among
enterprises; however, adoption among midsize businesses
has been notably slower. Yet in seeking ways to do more
with less, midsize organizations are increasingly turning to
the cloud and converged networks to provide UC solutions.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
In today’s highly competitive business environment, top companies will be the ones that have developed innovative ways to create stellar communications experiences that keep the end users engaged—employees and customers alike.
Video and Web conferencing have become well-established tools to drive rich internal as well as external communications. However, to make an impact, these collaboration tools must be reliable and intuitive to use. Continuous communication offers hassle-free integrated user experiences that fit today’s mobile work styles. Technology advancements and changing perceptions are opening up innovative opportunities, which offer businesses new avenues to create a competitive edge. Smart companies must catch on or get left behind.