Apps for Mobile
Enterprises everywhere are struggling to figure out how to build and deploy enterprise mobile applications without overwhelming their IT budgets. Modern mobile apps need to enable users to engage with their work, wherever they may be. In this blog, we will be exploring the unique challenges and solutions of enterprise mobile app development, helping you to design, build and deploy great mobile apps.

Displaying articles for: December 2013

HP Google Hangouts in 2013…stay tuned for more in 2014



As we close the year, we wanted to thank our audience who attended the HP Anywhere Google Hangouts during 2013. Your questions during the sessions added to the dialogue—which was greatly appreciated. As a result of your feedback, the team is working on developing a new series of topics for 2014. We covered various items this year dealing with:

  • Best practices when designing killer apps
  • Myths around Enterprise Mobile Security
  • HP Anywhere Hackathon

Scoot over Apple and Google…the enterprise app store is coming



While app stores have become incredibly popular in the consumer world—thanks to the Apple App Store and Google Play—enterprises are jumping on the bandwagon! The recent surge in mobile application deployment in enterprise settings has followed—for good reason. 


By 2017, it is predicted that 25 percent of enterprises will have an enterprise app store for managing corporate-sanctioned apps on PCs and mobile devices, according to Gartner, Inc.


Enterprise app stores promise greater control over the apps used by employees, greater control over software expenditures and greater negotiating leverage with app vendors, but this greater control is only possible if the enterprise app store is widely adopted. 

Enterprise mobile application development with HP Anywhere



HP Anywhere is an enterprise mobile application solution for developing, managing and consuming mobile applications. It’s a platform that provides a way to write a mobile application that can run across both Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

Based on the Apache Cordova framework, HP Anywhere uses open Web technologies such as HTML5 and JavaScript, as well as application containers designed to work with specific system calls found in iOS and Android.

13 Enterprise mobile apps that drive people nuts even though they're free



If you’re looking for what will aggravate your users with an app, even if it’s free, check out the feedback from users.


Some common issues that made customers upset were:

  1. Keyboard usability problems
  2. Problems with logging in and choppy video performance
  3. Crashing or freezing

Did you hear about HP Anywhere at HP Discover? Quick overview in 3 minutes



While you’re attending HP Discover in Barcelona this week, you’ll hear about HP Anywhere. This short movie describes the main usage, value proposition and personas of HP Anywhere.


5 Tips to not screw up your mobile app



Mobile apps are a highly popular way to disseminate information, but it’s easy to drown in detail, complexity and cost overruns.


The development of mobile apps can be a tricky process. It can be easy to get lost in the process.  Here are 5 easy-to-remember steps to help you develop your app. 

We have more mobile sessions for you!



In case you missed todays mobile sessions, don't worry, we have more on Dec. 11th and Dec. 12th.

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Labels: mobile

Mobile update from day 1 at HP Discover in Barcelona

5238589026_6c168a85be_z.jpgI sure hope to see you this week at Barcelona at HP Discover.   Barcelona is beautiful and full of energy, I'm excited to be here and meeting so many of you.   However if you're not at the show, I'm going to have a few quick updates this week with things you would hear and see.   


Keep reading for a quick update

Don't be overprotective about BYOD

Bubble_boy.jpgToo many IT departments are putting a crimp in bring-your-own-device programs by acting like overbearing parents when it comes to security precautions.


Unfortunately, you can't wipe your entire IT department with wet wipes to protect it from viruses. Keep reading to find out effective ways to keep yourself safe.

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Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014

Crystal Ball

 I keep my eyes open for articles that look into the crystal ball and provide some insight to what the future holds in store for us. You may find this one from Gartner very interesting. The article touches on such areas as:

  • Mobile Device Diversity and Management
  • Mobile Apps and Applications

But I digress. Don’t want to give away the ending…you have to read on to discover that...

Mobile thinking…we got you covered!

HP Discover Barcelona 2013


HP Discover Barcelona is the must-attend conference of 2013 featuring hundreds of sessions focused on the hottest topics in the industry today – Big Data, Converged Cloud, Security, Risk Management and…Mobility!


I have some suggestions for how you should spend your week. Keep reading to find out what they are…

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About the Author(s)
  • Eric Odell has over 15 years’ experience in enterprise technology as the head of product marketing for numerous B2B startups. His background includes mobile, email security & archiving, application lifecycle management, the cloud, and software development tools. His key expertise and research focuses on mobility and the user experience.
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  • Kobi Eisenberg is a Product Manager for HP Anywhere, a new mobile platform allowing to develop, manage and consume mobile apps. Kobi has a rich experience in software development and has held various roles as a developer, R&D manager and Architect. Kobi holds a BSc. in Bioinformatics and a Master in Business Administration.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Oded Klimer is a User Experience Manager & Strategist at HP. For more than a decade he has been Innovating, testing creating, and managing successful User Experiences with a wide variety of products for start-ups as well as fortune 500 companies. Oded holds an M.Sc. from the Technion, majoring in Human Factors Centered Design
  • Rick Barron is a Program Manager for various aspects of the PM team and HPSW UX/UI team; and working on UX projects associated with He has worked in high tech for 20+ years working in roles involving web design, usability studies, and mobile marketing. Rick has held roles at Motorola Mobility, Symantec and Sun Microsystems.
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