As the big dog in enterprise applications and a relative newbie to platforms, SAP hasn't always been the most responsive to smaller developers. But in mobility, it's taking pains to change that.
Mobile is more than flashy gadgets. It's about brilliant apps, useful tools and sound strategies for your enterprise to get the most out of them. Diarmuid Mallon interprets and analyzes the latest mobile trends.
Diarmuid Mallon is the Lead, Global Marketing Solutions & Programs – Mobile, which includes the SAP Mobile Services division and SAP Mobile solutions. He has worked in the mobile industry since 1996. Follow him here at UberMobile and @diarmuidmallon.
At the SAP Influencer Summit on Tuesday, the company touted its mobile milestones and achievements for 2011, while promising major upgrades and improvements to its mobile software.Below are a bunch of slides from the keynote presentation by Sybase Executive Vice-President and head of SAP Mobile Applications, Dr.
SuccessFactors will no doubt be the star of tomorrow's SAP Influencer Summit. The future is always more fun to talk about.
So Google Android framework engineer Dianne Hackborn responded Thursday evening to the accusations leveled by ex-Android intern Andrew Munn.Here is Hackborn's rebuttal.
The Blue Screen of Death still casts a negative halo around Windows despite basically disappearing from PCs a decade ago, after Windows XP arrived. Similarly, I wonder if Android will be unfairly dogged by a reputation for a sluggish user interface for years even if version 4.
Mobile Years are like Dog Years: highly accelerated. Case in point: when Ford Motor Company started thinking about Bring Your Own Device back in May 2007, it figured that demand for laptops would outstrip that for smartphones or tablets.
The quick innovation and shortened lifecycles of mobile devices and apps demand that IT departments be more agile than ever before.
I don't think you can compare HP's $99 TouchPads with RIM's $199 PlayBooks. The former was a fire sale by a company exiting the (non-Windows) tablet business.
...is probably not what you think it is. And it's not something within the control of developers (though IT managers sure as heck do).
When the IT boss won't invest in tools that empower workers and boost their productivity, is it time to raise your voice?When mobile tools are treated as 'executive jewelry' available only to corner office-types, doesn't that inequality create "We are the 99%" discontent among the rest of the employees?