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.

Join us for the Vivit Deep Dive Sessions 2015 at HP Discover

Deep dive sign.pngWhat if you had a few hours to learn more about a specific topic from thought leaders, evangelists, and technologists? What would you ask? Do you have any questions that are just itching to be answered?


Keep reading to find out more about the Vivit Deep Dive Sessions at HP Discover and how they might be the place to get your questions answered.

HP Discover 2015 Las Vegas – 30 days and counting!

dice.jpgIt’s time to roll the dice and have some fun in Vegas this June! You may roll snake eyes, but you’re sure to roll a seven when you attend the HP Discover event in Las Vegas, running from June 2nd to June 4th. In a few weeks, we’ll kick off what will be the most exciting HP Discover ever.  Remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.


Keep reading to find out what we have planned for the event… we may have a few cards up our sleeve.

Mobile World Congress and the future – are you ready for the continuing wave of mobile?

it's a mobile world.pngHow often do you use apps on your smart phone?   Three, five even ten times a day?


In a recent study we conducted, we found that 80 percent of smartphone owners use mobile apps up to fifteen times a day. That’s almost once an hour.  


The impact of mobile computing and user-centric apps is touching every industry and almost every company. You have to be prepared now for these impacts, or you will be left behind in the dust.


Keep reading to find out how you can make the most of these devices and the mobile apps that power them.

Mobile World Congress 2015 – It’s a wrap!

I recently returned from an amazing week in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress and it was such a remarkable experience (as it always is). When I walk around the showroom I feel like I have teleported into the future. Some of the items on display are available commercially today while others were only a prototype.



Keep reading to follow me on my journey at the event and to see what I think the top three trends at the event were.

Mobile friendly just became more important. Are you prepared?

mobile friendly.pngLast week, Google announced plans to expand its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. According to Google’s webmaster blog, According to the blog, “users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices” as a result of this shift.



But what does this shift mean to enterprises and web developers? Keep reading to find out what the impact of these changes may mean for you.

Developing your next killer app: How IoT big data changes the game

MWC-banner-email_450x140.jpgThe Internet of Things is opening up a new universe of data, and developers need to find ways to easily and effectively unlock the richness of all that data.


Keep reading to find out how you can utilize the big data generated by the Internet of Things and how you can learn more about this process at Mobile World Congress March 2-5 in Barcelona.


Guest post by Joe Leung, product marketing manager, HP Vertica

The secret to happy customers? Big Data!

happy.jpg Traditional business data is woefully incapable of making sense of the customer experience. Fortunately, new uses of big data are now helping businesses unlock these secrets. At the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on March 2–5, HP Software will host a special program focused on how big data can reveal critical insights about customer experience, and how you can turn that into a competitive advantage. Here is a sneak peek at just some of what we will discuss.


Guest post by Alain Decartes


Strategic Software Initiatives Lead, Cloud and Service Providers, HP Software Marketing

Mobilizing the enterprise to deliver stronger business outcomes

jennet Discover session.PNGAs we know, mobility is one of the hottest topics in the industry. Mobility has the potential to completely reinvent how we live and work. Its effect on our personal lives is irreversible, and there is still so much potential to exploit.


Keep reading to watch the video that was taken during the Mobility keynote session recorded this afternoon at HP Discover.

A day in the life of the mobile DevOps lifecycle

a day in the life of mobile delvelopment.PNGI sat down this morning with Ravit Danino, Director of Product Management, HP Software, to learn how to accelerate your application delivery cycles.


We recorded our engaging conversation and you can watch it here to discover how to achieve the agility and velocity you need to deliver amazing apps that delight your end users.

14 steps to improve your Mobile Application Management

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predicted that by 2020 there will be over 1 trillion
applications on the market!


Keep reading to find out how you can learn 14 ways to improve your mobile application management at HP Discover in Barcelona Dec 2-4.

Rethinking the Plastics (Apps) Revolution

mobile application development.jpgIn “The Graduate”, the main character Benjamin has a deep conversation with Mr. McGuire about his future and what he should do next. In the conversation Mr. McGuire tells Benjamin to go into plastics.


I think the conversation would look different today. Keep reading to find out what I think McGuire would recommend today.

Day 2: Live at HP Discover – an Enterprise Mobility POV

Discover billboard.jpgIt’s hard to believe that we’re 2/3 of the way through this awesome week.  Today was full of innovation, ideas and insight.

Here’s the scoop from Day 2 in Discover—just in case you missed it!

Day 1: Live at HP Discover – an Enterprise Mobility POV

Yesterday I suggested that Discover is like a long distance run, like an ultra-marathon or a triathlon.   If we use triathlon, then the first event is over and there are two to go.  Today, we hit the ground running and made great progress. Lots of constructive discussions and great insight.

Let me share the key highlights from Day 1.

If you’re already in Vegas – then welcome. If you’re not going to make it this year, then keep following this blog and my twitter feed @j_jeremiah I’ll share with you my daily highlights.

FAST mobile apps – develop and deliver faster

Speed counts.    We’re living in an era where everything good has to be fast.


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Fast boats


Fast phones


Fast athletes


Fast food


Well, almost everything… :-)


You know how important it is to be fast.   Your users are demanding solutions faster and faster.


It’s a “User First” world.


When it comes building new apps for your users, speed of delivery is INCREDIBLY important.  


Keep reading to learn more about how you can accelerate your mobile app development and speed up the delivery to your end users.

Staying Mobile on the Strip

mobile_trend copy.JPGAnother year, another HP Discover, another week in Vegas! Doesn't sound to bad to me. I'm looking forward to a great week of new tech, good discussions and some serious fun in and out of the sun. Come join me as we stay mobile on the strip.

Discover innovation, ideas and inspiration in the Discover Zone


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Las Vegas in June is hot, but the technology and advancements planned for

HP Discover are so cool, that you will remain refreshed –even in the heat!


Keep reading to see what I am excited about in the Discover Zone and how you can join me. 

Discover the secrets of enterprise mobility at HP Discover 2014


Do you remember that feeling you had as a kid when you knew that a big event is on the horizon? Maybe it was your birthday, vacation or a trip to the water park that had you so excited. You just knew you were going to burst if you had to wait any longer for the event.



This is exactly how I am feeling one month out from HP Discover. I love this event. I love getting to share what we have been working on and I love getting to talk with people face-to-face and find out the latest in the marketplace.


Keep reading to find out where I will be and to see my list of “can’t miss” sessions. I promise that if you are interested in enterprise mobility you won’t be disappointed. 

Enterprise Mobility: I want it all with no compromise

Brian May picture.png“I want it all. “


Your business users are asking for it all.   They always have been.


With mobility, you’ve always had to compromise on what you could deliver.  

No more.   It’s possible to deliver world class apps and user experience without compromising.


Keep reading to learn more about how to deliver a World Class Mobile Enterprise without Compromise.

Also, register for an informative and interactive Mobile Enterprise without Compromise webinar on May 28th at 1pm EST.

You say you want a (UX) Revolution!


A great user experience it not  just a “nice to have”, it’s now a “must have” factor for today’s applications, particularly for the enterprise. The mobile mindset of working anywhere, anytime, and with just the right information, are changing the way we consume applications.


In this webinar, Oded Klimer, describes the user experience revolution, what we have been doing in HP Anywhere to fulfill this vision, and the key concepts you need to know for making a wining application today!

Mobility Leadership – keys to success from mobility experts

What does it take to be a leader in enterprise mobility? True leaders understand that users are at the center of an application. If you don’t wrap your product around users, they will find one that will.



Keep reading to find out how you can make sure your application is user-focused and how this can make the difference for your organization. 

The new HP Anywhere Developer IDE: for enterprise developers

balloons-163597_640.jpgBring out the balloons and the noise makers! I am so excited about this news that I want to share it with the world. We have made some updates and improvements to the HP Anywhere developer IDE and supporting tools. These updates will make it easier for developers to create the amazing enterprise mobile apps your company needs.


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We’re also starting to run more technical blogs on Pronq, our platform for practioners, so please check out the great news and learn how you can utilize these improvements to make the coolest, most powerful apps possible. HP Anywhere developer IDE



Also, before I close – a reminder, that I recently shared exciting news that the HP Anywhere 11 Beta is open for you to take it out for a test drive…. Sign up here and enjoy the coolest enterprise mobile management platform in the cloud… (ok, I’m a bit biased)


SIGN UP for the HP Anywhere 11 Beta

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Unlocking the Power of Enterprise Mobility: HP Anywhere Partner Program

icon_hight_resolution.pngEnterprises worldwide are embarking on their mobility journey and they can’t go it alone. It is not a secret, mobility is no small quest – it is a journey to achieve the promised benefits. Pairing the right technology with the right expertise are key components to unlocking the power of enterprise mobility.


For enterprises to achieve a successful mobile strategy, they need to be able to embrace a holistic and reliable solution that addresses mobile app development, testing, monitoring, security, distribution and consumption. We believe that our partners can help us provide our mutual customers the right access to the technology and expertise needed to achieve their mobile objectives.


Today, we are excited to announce the HP Anywhere Partner Program to further help our partner community and customers achieve true Enterprise Mobility with HP Anywhere and HP Access Catalog.   The partner program is designed to focus on the unique needs of mobility to help HP partners take advantage of the market opportunity by offering a comprehensive set of mobile software solutions and services. With this program, HP’s mobility solution will be more accessible to customers and will make it easier for our partners to help deliver compelling solutions that target their customers’ core business problems.  


 Keep reading to learn more about the HP Anywhere Partner Program.

HP Anywhere 11 Beta – Come and play in our sandbox!

9. HP A 11 Desktop 2.pngComing soon to a cloud near you, an enterprise mobility platform to give you a secure, managed solution to your BYOD problems!   The evolution of BYOD and the consumerization of IT is putting enterprises everywhere under stress to deliver secure, compelling and reliable mobile apps for their mobile workforce. These new style mobile apps need to offer the desired functionality without the overhead of old school IT solutions. 


How can you get ahead of the curve and be ready for the next request from the business?   Keep reading to learn about the HP Anywhere SaaS beta.  Meet the new cloud-based solution for the mobile world.  


Ready to get started?      Sign up here to join the HP Anywhere SaaS beta


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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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