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Appcelerator News & Analysis

Developers, IT Decision Makers Worlds Apart on Mobile


Developers and senior IT decision makers have differing views of mobile maturity and its development in their organizations. That's not surprising.

But this much difference?

Appcelerator, a mobile enterprise platform provider, and IDC recently surveyed 8,010 mobile developers and 121 IT decision makers. They found vastly differing opinions on where mobile is and where it's going.

"Same planet, different world," Brad Hipps, Appcelerator's vice president of marketing, told CMSWire. "They really have diametrically opposed views of what's happening."

Will Dropbox's New Feature Be Enough?


Dropbox wants legitimacy in the Enterprise, and it’s racing to get all the boxes (no pun intended) checked that will win it official entry through company doors. 

To be fair, according to Dropbox for Business product manager Anand Subramani, they already have 4 million users in businesses. We haven’t called any of them to ask if they’re spending a dime on the service; in fact, it would be interesting to know how many of them are personal accounts or shadow IT.

But as we’ve asked workers at large enterprises to try to create accounts on the enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) service, the most common response we get is “it’s blocked.”

Appcelerator Reports: Not all Mobile Devices Expected to Have a Good 2013

With the release of its "IDC Q4 2012 Mobile Developer Report," Appcelerator has announced its mobile predictions for 2013 that stem from trends during the latter half of 2012.

SAP Unveils Real-Time Data Strategy, Acquires Mobile App Provider, New Partners

SAP Unveils Real-Time Data Strategy, Acquires Mobile App Provider, New PartnersWhat a busy week for business solutions provider SAP, which announced the acquisition of enterprise mobile application provider Syclo, partnerships with Adobe, Appcelerator and Sencha, and revealed plans for its real-time data platform, SAP HANA.

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