Perhaps the biggest transformation in enterprise IT since the public cloud emerged is the move toward “mobile-first” application development. As mobility continues to become the new enterprise standard, developers are looking for frameworks that provide the tools they need to create innovative mobile applications without sacrificing their existing investments.
While there are proven, enterprise-ready frameworks and platforms for developing and deploying traditional desktop applications, the mobile application development landscape is still evolving. Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) attempts to fill the gap between traditional application platforms and mobile applications. It is the new middleware, exposing APIs and functions that enable developers to rapidly build new mobile apps and mobile-enable legacy enterprise applications.
Published By: Sauce Labs
Published Date: Jun 04, 2018
No matter the industry, every company is now in the business of developing applications and online experiences. To keep up with the competition, you need to stand out in all of the digital noise. For your app to succeed, it is critical that it delight your customers with a flawless experience, regardless of what device they use to access it. New features and updates need to be delivered quickly and frequently, but without compromising quality.
While development practices have dramatically changed to meet the high speed demands of today’s digital economy, testing has often been left behind as an afterthought. However, this attitude is changing as organizations discover the power of positive experience, and the business impacts of negative reviews. Businesses of all sizes are moving towards Continuous Testing practices and as a result are seeing accelerated software delivery cycles, high quality digital experiences across all platforms, and most importantly happy and loyal customers.
"For existing applications to gain the agility, scalability, resilience, and cost benefits of cloud computing, organizations need to adopt cloud-native architectures. By making this switch, you’ll be better suited to scale more quickly, so you can help meet your ever-changing user demands. The challenge is how to make this transition to a cloud-native architecture, quickly and easily.
Download this complimentary white paper to learn how your organization can help simplify the transition to cloud computing by leveraging Amazon Elastic Container Service and TIBCO®. You’ll learn:
• Best practices for agile development
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Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 26, 2019
An introduction to the Forrester analyst report: How to Capture the Benefits of Microservice Design
There has always been a relationship between an application and the platform and services which
run it. For a long time, that relationship was very tight and encompassed a lot of areas related to the
application design, from the language the application could be written in to administrative behaviors
like monitoring and logging, even things like transaction management, frontend UI development, or
In a sense, the application platform was just another design consideration for the application. A few
years ago, as significant changes in platform technology like cloud, containers, and virtual machines
started rolling out, the primary emphasis for CTOs and application architects was on how to move to
those platforms. The platform choice was a major part of the application. The focus was — one way or
another — getting into “the cloud.”
There’s been a shift in customers’ pri
Published By: OutSystems
Published Date: Apr 10, 2014
David Norfolk of Bloor Research International discusses research that compares two high-productivity platform as a service (PaaS) development platforms: OutSystems Platform and Force.com from Salesforce.com (now re-branded as Salesforce1 Platform). In this webcast, he will debunk the main myths surrounding high-productivity application development and how both platforms have overcome them, albeit with somewhat different approaches for different kinds of customers.
Mobile apps drive up to 4-times longer engagement than mobile sites, but mobile application development platforms (MADP) have mainly been focused on developers, making personalization and adjustments difficult for marketers. Adobe has changed that. Gartner recently evaluated the top MADP vendors, across a variety of criteria, including Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, and named Adobe a Leader in their Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms report.
We help marketers and developers work together more efficiently, giving marketers an easy way to make, manage, measure, and monetize their mobile apps, so developers have more time to create rich app features.
This IDC analyst white paper discusses an important sea change happening in IT: the development of expert integrated systems. Converged systems are becoming increasingly important in the systems market. Similarly, convergence is occurring in middleware core runtime services for application development and deployment that are being unified as an enterprise application platform. Given the similarity in derived value propositions, converged systems and platforms are coming together as integrated systems; with the addition of capabilities focused on deployment, management, and optimization, integrated systems become expert integrated systems.
This Gigaom Research webinar will discuss the current state of mobile development processes and tools, evaluate the impact of disruptive forces over the coming years, and provide guidance about how to approach cross-platform mobile development and how to build a flexible, scalable toolset.
"Helping enterprise IT developers, architects, and mobile development leaders select the right platform partners
The mobile application development platform market continues to grow, evolve and mature in response to escalating customer requirements.
Gartner has assessed 20 major vendors that enable enterprise IT developers to create mobile applications for customers, partners, and employees."
With a growing number of marketing application available, marketing terms are struggling to see differences among them. Meanwhile, IT teams are bogged down with development and maintenance requests to migrate or manage the use of multiple platforms already in use.
Choosing a marketing technology partner is a total-revenue-performance decision. Ask questions about integration and scalability. Find partners whose marketing automation is built to scale with your business, and select vendors whose teams provide the critical support and services you'll need along the way.
With a growing number of marketing applications available, marketing teams are struggling to see differences among them. Meanwhile, IT teams are bogged down with development and maintenance requests to migrate or manage the use of multiple platforms already in use.
Gartner’s 2016-2017 CMO Spend Survey found that marketing departments are spending 38% of their tech budgets on external development services and cross-charges from internal IT teams. Strategic marketing and IT leaders are looking for ways to streamline technology and eliminate solutions that limit integrations and scalability. It’s important to look at the resources required to maintain the marketing applications you use and compare them to other options available in the marketplace.
Choosing a marketing technology partner is a total-revenue-performance decision. Ask questions about integration and scalability. Find partners whose marketing automation is built to scale with your business, and select vendors whose teams pro
To make informed decisions and serve customers, your employees need the right tools and access to key information, in the right context. But, when business-critical information is scattered across multiple off-the-shelf and custom-coded applications, your workers are less efficient and your customers’ experiences suffer.
When it comes to your enterprise application strategy, are you thinking beyond build-versus-buy? Download this Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper to learn how Low-code rapid application development platforms offer a faster, easier alternative that empowers your IT organization, your employees and your customers.
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