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Custom Mobile Apps: Streamlining the Way Business Gets Done

  • Custom Mobile Apps: Streamlining the Way Business Gets Done

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    In April 2012, it was thought that 10 percent of enterprises had their own stores[1], but AppCentral’s findings show that 19 percent have in-production app stores, a significant change in just a few months.



    [1] "The Enterprise App Store: 10 Must-Have Features,” Shane O’Neill, CIO, 25 April 2012.

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    In April 2012, it was thought that 10 percent of enterprises had their own stores[1], but AppCentral’s findings show that 19 percent have in-production app stores, a significant change in just a few months.



    [1] "The Enterprise App Store: 10 Must-Have Features,” Shane O’Neill, CIO, 25 April 2012.

As the workplace becomes increasingly more mobile (over 80 million new smartphones and tablets entered enterprises in 2011; that number will reach 140 million by 2013[1]) and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend continues (62 percent of organizations allow employees to use personal devices for work[2]), custom mobile apps are emerging as a way for companies to streamline the way they do business – e.g., engaging customers, driving sales, improving employee productivity, etc.

AppCentral surveyed over 200 people (representing over 100 companies) who use smart mobile devices (i.e., smartphones or tablets) for work. This slideshow features a summary of their key findings.



[1] “Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker,” International Data Corporation (IDC).

[2] “2012 State of Mobile Security,” Michael Finneran, InformationWeek, 3 May 2012.