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.

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Captain Kirk, the Cyborgs are coming! And they are bringing their mobile devices!


At one point, the Internet was only accessible by computers. Now I look at the devices around my home that connect to the Internet, and I am amazed.


As I look around the office, no longer are the computers the only connected device. Now people walk around with wearable devices- and they are looking for IT support and connectivity for them.


Keep reading to find out how to prepare yourself for the flood of devices that are coming your way. 

Mobile World Congress - Can you describe it?

fun.jpgFour days, four million plus square feet and the latest and greatest mobile has to offer. That's a great way to spend the week, oh and a wonderful medieval city on the sea to boot. Can't ask for much more during the cold wet winter of 2014.

How are you getting to work? Notes live from Mobile World Congress

connected cars.jpgToday as I wandered around the showroom floor of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, I was absolutely amazed at what the future holds.


In the blink of an eye, it may be possible for all of us to sit in our autonomous cars and work from our convertible laptops as we head into the office. It is not quite The Jetsons, but we are getting closer…

Keep reading to find out the amazing discoveries I made during my time here.

The nuts and bolts of HP's Mobile App Platform


You may have heard about HP Anywhere and how it’s revolutionizing the way employees interact with enterprise software.  What you have heard has probably wet your appetite and now you want to know more.


HP Anywhere is a mobile app platform designed to mobilize the enterprise. It connects users with corporate systems and with each other on their device of choice. It combines the open standards of HTML5 and JavaScript with unique capabilities for predictive collaboration, system integration and enterprise security to deliver a powerful mobile application development experience. 


Impressed? Keep reading to find out how it all works together. 

What are your employees wearing to the office? Notes live from Mobile World Congress

HP Software Mobility Strategy.jpgOver here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, everyone is talking mobile, apps and BYOD. Mobile World Congress is the largest mobile event of the year, and I am so excited to share the latest developments from the event with you.


Keep reading to learn how to make the most of the “There’s an app for that” culture and why your IT should be more concerned with what employees are wearing.

A mobile app store…for employees

HPACat.jpgIT organizations are facing pressure to deliver a marketplace experience to employees who expect access to content and apps from their device of choice. Employees will resist using your services if they don’t deliver the experience they want, but non-business controlled exchanges and app stores lack enterprise security and control. Companies must also protect their apps from access by outsiders.


Today HP delivers a solution to this situation with the HP Access Catalog, a SaaS-delivered mobile app and content store.  Now corporations can quickly and securely deliver resources across mobile and desktop devices to their employees anywhere. Keep reading to find out how you can get your hands on the HP Access Catalog!

Surfing the BYOD Wave - Resources

Are you joining our “Surfing the BYOD wave” webinar tomorrow?   In case it’s not on your calendar –

Weds, 19 February 11 AM EST/ 8 AM PST.  


Feel free to register now.   I’m looking forward to a lively session w/ HP Mobile Evangelist – David Moses, Google-Glass-Dog.jpgwhere we’ll look at how to take advantage of BYOD and deliver mobile solutions to your workforce.


One thing I wanted to include here is a list of a few resources that you might find helpful, when researching BYOD.


Mike Jennett’s almost famous BYOD recipe

Rick Barron’s BYOD or CYOD

Video Discussion “BYOD: Bring your own device or disaster?”

MDM vs MAM comparison

Brian Katz’ “FUN Principle” for BYOD

Economist Inteligence Unit – The Personalization challenge


I hope you can join the webinar, If not, the above links should help you in your BYOD research.



Learn how to build 5-star mobile just 3 hours



The pressure for speed and performance in today’s tough markets is relentless. Mobile app developers feel this pressure on a daily basis. 


 The HP Anywhere team is going to be at Mobile World Congress [Feb 24 - 27], in Barcelona, Spain. This is your opportunity to learn how to meet the demands for speed and performance without all of the stress that seems to accommodate the request. Keep reading to find out where we will be and what we will be talking about.  





Surfing the BYOD wave - how IT leaders can get ahead of the curve


ocean_wave.jpgWe know that IT is facing challenges with BYOD. But do you truly understand what these challenges are and what you can do to overcome them?  

Keep reading to find out how you can position your enterprise to take advantage of BYOD and enterprise mobility. 

Labels: byod| mobile

I say tomato, you say tomatoe: the new BYOD



Ok, 2013 was all about BYOD (bring-your-own-device). What a difference a year makes because it’s looking like 2014 is going to be about CYOD (choose-your-own-device).


Keep reading to find out what “choose-your-own-device” is and what it means for you. 

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  • 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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