The Many Faces of Mobile App Development

Deciding whether to invest in mobile apps is simple – the answer is yes! Determining which type of mobile app to build is more complicated because there are many options, each with its own sets of pros and cons. In addition, being able to answer why the app is being built, who is it for, …

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Visual LANSA for Mobile Apps

In my last blog post, I explained what it takes to make a successful mobile app. In this post, I’ll discuss why Visual LANSA is well suited for building enterprise mobile apps and call attention to particular capabilities that help accelerate (mobile) app delivery. Visual LANSA is a powerful low-code, rapid application development platform that …

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5 Requirements for a Successful Enterprise Mobile App

There are a number of elements that are critical to the successful creation and adoption of mobile apps. Here are my Top 5: 1. Addressing the user’s “What’s in it for me?” question Often, the business motivation for implementing a new mobile app is to streamline operations, increase efficiencies or reduce costs. Examples include improved …

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Take Back Control of Your Application Backlog

Is it fair for the IT department to be characterized as the department known for always saying “No”? Not really, because it’s simply not true. However, let’s not let the truth get in the way of a good story. IT gets a bad rap because they want to do the right thing. Doing the right …

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Why is Software Application Development So Much Fun?

It has become a rather interesting question to ponder over the years: What has drawn so many people into this field? Various estimates peg the number of worldwide software developers at 20 million. My middle child (age 14) shows all the signs: he takes great delight in taking timeout from flashy distractions and video games …

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