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Complexity Kills so Simplify your Mobile Apps Now

Migrate Win32 apps with complex user interfaces to mobile apps where each screen is focused on a single task or idea. The 90s was a time where many developers did their best to create NASA mission control screens. If an app performed ten different functions, they’d see if all those activities could be performed on …
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Reduce Corporate Risk by Updating your Win32 Apps to Run on Secure Sandboxed Platforms

Migrate those Visual Basic, Delphi, VisualAge, PowerBuilder, SQL Windows, JBuilder and Visual Cafe Win32 applications to secure sandboxed mobile apps. Hope I didn’t leave out your favorite development tools from the 90s. The Mac stagnated, OS/2 didn’t capture market share and the inexpensive, developer-friendly Windows platform benefited. Companies all over the world deployed Windows 3.1 …
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Reduce Business Risk by Migrating your Legacy Software to Modern, Secure Platforms and Programming Languages

Businesses drag their feet when mobilizing line of business apps via legacy software migration thinking it’s cheaper to maintain a codebase than to rewrite. I get it. Migrating all those apps to mobile seems like eating the proverbial elephant. They cost a lot of money to build, the highly-skilled developers needed to rewrite the code …
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Reduce Business Risk by Using Employee Smartphones and Multi-factor Authentication to Secure Corporate Resources

The perception that employee smartphones are a security liability is misplaced. They’re a multi-factor authentication security asset. It’s clear the things we’ve done in the past to stay secure are no longer sufficient. The pervasive use of usernames and passwords to authenticate with every kind of system on the planet is breaking down. Passwords aren’t …
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Reduce Business Expenses by Deploying Mobile Middleware in the Enterprise

Mobile middleware provides intelligent aggregation of backend business data while reducing duplication of field data entry. Requiring employees to connect to multiple backend systems, one at a time, to complete their tasks is wasteful. Furthermore, forcing each mobile app to aggregate disparate data from ERP, CRM, supply chain, and others places results in high latency …
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Reduce Corporate Expenses by Mobile-Enabling Existing Business Systems with REST APIs

Mobile-enable backend business systems by wrapping them with REST APIs that speak the same language as any device, browser or app. Most backend business systems organizations have deployed over the last several decades have absolutely nothing common. They all speak different languages via myriad binary and text wire protocols. They typically don’t talk to each …
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Reduce Business Risk by Utilizing Open Mobile Internet Standards

The mobile Internet communicates with HTTP(S), follows an architectural style called REST, serializes data as JSON & compresses with GZip and Deflate. These different standards weren’t mashed together by a working group. They represent a grass-roots phenomenon that transformed how the Internet communicates. Data traverses the globe through routers and firewalls via the Hypertext Transfer …
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Reduce Business Risks by Creating a Corporate Mobile Center of Excellence

Create a corporate mobile center of excellence to create processes, establish governance & develop a matrix of supported devices. Your transformation must begin with your people! Despite the growing maturity of mobile technologies in the enterprise, most organizations have been unable to put the governance in place needed to make mobility work well for employees …
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Mobile Strategies for Business is Now Available

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Mobile Strategies for Business: 50 Actionable Insights to Digitally Transform Your Business” is now available. Mobile Strategies for Business is the first book to clearly explain how executives can digitally transform their organization through a simple, step-by-step process. The mobile tidal wave has permanently transformed the consumer world and now …
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