As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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The platform for developing internet-of-things analytics apps combines Wipro's support services with Software AG's streaming analytics product suite.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
Under the auspices of a 'more personal' experience, Twitter has announced that it will collect information on other apps installed on smartphones, unless users opt out.
Australian software development firm Readify is moving to acquire local user experience design company Folk, plugging a chunk of its AU$7 million capital-raising effort into the partner agency.
A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
Workday is aiming to make user experience a competitive advantage with frequent updates of the interface across its apps.
Companies running HP's software-defined networking compliant infrastructure will be able to buy apps to implement network services ranging from security to orchestration.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?
And closing the experience gaps -- performance, convenience, personalization, and trust -- requires a different mindset.
Autodesk is offering schools and universities in Australia and New Zealand free access to its suite of design software and creativity apps, in an education program that it claims is valued at more than AU$25 million.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
Honeywell's plan to boost profit margins over the next five year largely revolves around software engineers, user experience and application development.
Enterprise apps may not have much of a cool factor, but they continue to do the dirty work for companies of all sizes. Here are seven upstarts that are making enterprise software a little cooler.
Enterprise apps are not Flappy Bird. App development requires the same care and investment as any other end-user software project.
More and more large software vendors (like Microsoft and Intuit) are making their iPad apps exclusive to subscribers of their SaaS offerings. I don't like subscription software and it's a troubling trend.
Microsoft just open-sourced a software development kit that will enable Android developers to bring Office 365 data to their Android apps.
Enterprise software vendors are busy talking about user experience, but the reality in the enterprise is vastly different. Where is an analytics powered Flipboard to tell us the corporate story?
The releases serve as another indication that enterprise software vendors are stepping up their focus on user interface and experience.
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