If you ever find yourself struggling to digitally transform your organization, business units, divisions, processes, assets & people, you might consider using the architecture of distributed #IoT software systems as your guide.
Mobile Apps Must Work Offline Because Wireless Connectivity isn’t Ubiquitous
Intermittent wireless connectivity requires #mobile apps to follow sync patterns using pre-fetched data via APIs and offline local storage.
It’s Time to Dump your 1990s App Authentication
Migrate Win32 applications secured by client/server database logins to #mobile apps that use OAuth & enterprise cloud directories for authentication instead.
Boost Employee Productivity by Replacing Proprietary Distributed Broker Technologies with Open RESTful APIs
Move your older, distributed broker technologies like CORBA, RMI, DCOM & RPC to REST APIs that communicate with any #mobile device, app, browser or endpoint.
Improve User Productivity by Utilizing Cloud Services to Better Serve Mobile Employees
#Mobile employees working around the world are best served by globally distributed cloud services + replicated data with low network latency.
Reduce Business Expenses and Accelerate Mobile Integration with Backend Servers
Accelerate the #mobile integration and delivery of server resources to any device utilizing mobile middleware solutions like MEAP, MADP, MRAD or mBaaS.
Improve Employee Productivity by Delivering Web Scale to your Mobile Workforce
Bring web scale to backend business systems via adapters, replication, sharding, queuing & caching to support a growing #mobile workforce.
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 #mobile device, browser or app.
Enterprise Mobility on STL Tech Talk CodeCast
I was thrilled to join Gus Emery (@n_f_e) and JJ Hammond (@jjhammondmusic) for a lively discussion of the past and future of Microsoft enterprise mobility on CodeCast Episode 12 of @STLTechTalk. These guys are doing great work in the developer
//build/ : Wrap a Mobile API around your Enterprise and take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets
For those of you who couldn’t make it to San Francisco, here’s my session on Wrapping a Mobile API around your Enterprise and taking Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets from //build/. Enterprise mobility is a top priority