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Future of Enterprise Mobile App Development 2016, An Evaluation

Sani Abdul Jabar January 12, 2016

The application development industry has grown by leaps and bounds, and a lot more is to be expected with specialization now being focused on. For example, with cloud-based applications, we have seen that businesses function more effectively with flexible and powerful platforms, which are known to take businesses closer to their customers.

Future of Enterprise Mobile App Development

This is perhaps the greatest thing about these applications, as they rev up free marketing for you. However, to say that cloud-based applications have seen their prime is not entirely true because they still serve as an attractive alternative that businesses have at their disposal.

While that’s true, we still see enterprise mobility solutions in full swing and growing, taking businesses by storm. We are also witnessing mobile applications developed to cater to specific business needs. The way things are going in this regard, it’s fair to say that mobile app development will grow further and serve a multitude of industries more effectively and emerge as a multi-billion market.

Encouraging Factors for a Bright Future for an Enterprise Mobility Solutions

There are a lot of things that help to improve upon enterprise mobile solutions. Mobile technology is cost-effective due to which small businesses find it attractive to start leveraging the various services surrounding it. Mobile apps are convenient and easy to access, and they are not only easy but also most convenient to operate. Analyzing these points will tell you that enterprise solutions are probably going to be here for a long time. While there’s no rocket science to this, we know that generally people will adhere to any service that is affordable and serves their purpose.

Challenges that Must be Met

A lot seems to be going the enterprise solutions’ way, but there are clearly some challenges that are to be addressed. Among these is democratizing the use of technology across various business sectors. This refers to ensuring that accessibility is fair to everyone, and it is additionally important to have more applications to reach locations that are left out just because of their geographical remoteness.

When looking at the challenges presented, you will learn that there are around 3 billion people globally, who are occupied in some profession or the other. The majority of these people are not hooked up to technology. However, just 20% of working people globally are leveraging technology at some meaningful level.

At the same time, IT investment nears 1% in some industries. For example, construction is valued at $8Tn. Manufacturing, is another example, standing as the world’s fourth-largest industry, spends just 2 % of its revenue on IT.

Among discrepancies observed, developing and under-developed countries tend to be the areas concerned. For example, they are seen in Asia-Pacific, Latin American, Middle East and Africa. There is no denying that there are opportunities in these places, but proper infrastructure is lacking, which is why sufficient growth can’t really be expected any time soon.

Empowering the Workforce with Solutions

There can be a lot to gain for a population when enterprise mobile application solutions are made common. Not only will a given population be empowered, they will have immense opportunity to improve their technical skills. If smartphones use is implemented across many industries, just think of the number of people who will benefit from all this. From medical and construction to real estate and agriculture, everyone concerned with the cycle of economy will benefit.

As an example, with a camera-based technology, businesses across various sectors can benefit through passing quotes quickly that are produced just with a Snapshot and Send function synchronized with a multitude of apps including but not limited to Google apps like Gmail, GPlus, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitter, etc. The snapshots can also be delivered to a recipient’s Inbox.

Other examples of brilliant benefits include facilitating workers in the transportation industry with apps that have GPS tracking ability for faster product delivery. The healthcare industry too stands a great deal to gain in terms of sharing information and awareness about diseases, medicines, doctor availabilities and appointments, and a whole lot more. The possibilities are actually endless.

There is no doubt that several industries stand to gain from enterprise mobile applications. The appeal itself will get many first time users, as they will be excited and also will also be keen to make the most of it as soon as they possibly can.

A great deal of importance will certainly be tied to the ability to customize these apps according to industrial and business needs. When allowed extensive flexibility, the number of users and activity will almost certainly increase many times over.

While cloud based apps and enterprise mobile applications is an idea that is not that new, it is certainly worrying why everyone does not have access to it. However, this can quickly change, and everyone across the planet can be empowered for better business and far better services that will not only boost economic activity but also bring things like emergency action in the form of aid, rescue and relief in times of calamities.

In all the improvements that have been brought about through enterprise mobile applications, one must not forget those who are the driving force, which includes the mobile app development teams as well as individual mobile app development experts who spend long hours coding these apps for not just personal gain, but also for deep interest in improving the app development landscape in an increasingly technology-dependent world.

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