Modernizing Legacy Systems for Mobile Use is Still a Top Challenge for IT

PowWow Mobile partnered with Enterprise Mobility Exchange to survey IT professionals about where their companies currently stand in the mobile application space and how much of their legacy systems need to be mobilized. From our findings, we learned that enterprises large and small have an incredible amount of data and workflows that need to be modernized for multiple mobile devices. Simply put, mobility must be a top priority for any company, but less than five percent of enterprise legacy applications have been mobilized. In the infographic, you will find how surveyed companies are mobilizing their current systems and the challenges they are facing in the app development process.

By | 2017-06-08T12:56:45+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

App Failure? Four Common Reasons Why and How to Avoid It in the Future

With enterprise apps not living up to employee expectations, your IT department is left at a loss for what went wrong and how to improve the problem after such a lofty investment in time and resources. Here are four common reasons why your enterprise mobile app may not have been successful and how your organization can avoid repeating the same mistakes in the future.

By | 2017-05-18T06:44:44+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Need for “Yelp-Like” Consumer App Experiences in Enterprises

While the consumer app market has grown significantly in the last ten years, the business mobility market continues to lag. “Yelp-like” experiences are commonplace for consumer apps but are wanted and needed in the enterprise, with users expecting to accomplish multiple business workflows that span multiple applications and data sources via one mobile app.

By | 2017-04-05T13:38:42+00:00 April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Enterprise Mobility is a Team Sport

Today’s enterprise shares a lot of similarities with sports teams in that each organization employs many individuals with various skill sets and talent. Currently, enterprise mobility is perhaps the best example of a corporate priority that has not yet reached championship caliber performance. That’s because business units, operations teams, and IT departments have mostly failed to operate as a team; more frequently butting heads than shaking hands

By | 2017-03-10T13:02:03+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eight Considerations for Future Proofing Your Enterprise Mobility Strategy

Mobility is well on its way to ubiquity in the enterprise. In the next 3 years, 1.75 billion people, or 42 percent of the entire global workforce, will be mobile, according to the analyst firm Strategy Analytics. To add structure to the proliferation of mobility, the majority of organizations, to date, have deployed an [...]

By | 2017-02-28T14:08:11+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

How Are Enterprise Mobile Apps Benefiting Your Business Users?

Mobile device proliferation and perpetual connectivity are creating tremendous opportunities for employees to work whenever and however they choose. With device options ranging from smartphones to tablets as well as desktop and portable notebook computers and even wearables, users have more choices than ever for how they work depending on the activity, task, location [...]

By | 2017-02-28T13:59:45+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dell’s Acquisition of EMC, VMware’s Commitment to Windows 10 Security Highlights VMWorld 2016

Its been almost one week since VMworld 2016 concluded; and the 23,000 attendees who represented the enterprise mobility, cloud computing and virtualization industries agree, the conference was once again a big success. In the weeks leading up to the show, some wondered whether or not its move from San Francisco to Las Vegas would [...]

By | 2017-02-28T11:14:11+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Citrix Synergy Demo: Create Mobile Apps from Windows Apps in XenApp Environments

Sporting our “Best in Show” award from last year, we are excited to be back this year at Citrix Synergy Las Vegas 2016.  Our customers tell us that mobilizing Windows applications is one of their greatest challenges in their digital strategy. Their approach to date has been to rewrite existing applications into a format that, [...]

By | 2017-02-28T08:03:41+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Enterprise Application Mobility Is Not Just a Matter of Screen Size

The 2015 Gartner CIO Agenda Report reveals that mobilizing an enterprise is a top priority to most CIO’s. However, encountering a combination of myths and limitations can stalwart the kickoff of a mobility initiative.  If you are not familiar with these myths, we are starting a blog series covering each one. Enterprise Application Mobility [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:47:59+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Tags: |0 Comments

The Role of Enterprise Application Transformation — Deconstruct / Transform / Reconstruct

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the CTO Forum’s “RETHINK Transforming IT Systems, Data and Technology Operations”. It was a great conference with more than 100 CTO/CIO’s in attendance. There was a lot of discussion and questions about enterprise mobility at the conference. In upcoming blog posts, I’ll review the three top topics that [...]