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.

Responsive design and 4 steps to consider

Guest post by: Rick Barron, program manager, user experience

Mobile Social and Analytics Product Unit

 

 

responsive.jpegHow many devices do you own? The NPD Group said that their survey results show that there are now more than 500 million devices in US homes connected to the Internet. Furthermore, the average number of devices per US Internet household has grown from 5.3 devices just three months ago to 5.7 today.

How can you design and optimize your website to display properly on all of these devices? Keep reading to find out how you can utilize responsive design to meet the requirements of all of these devices. 

Submitting and approving an Expense has never been easier!

Oded Klimer - Expense app

<Mobile app case study>  

 

A lot has been written in our blog on the principles and guidelines for designing mobile apps and how to move a web solution to mobile.

 

In the following blog, I would like to show how we at HP Anywhere took two complex applications used widely in enterprise organizations–submitting and approving expenses—and reconstructed them for mobile while utilizing these principles.

 

Designing winning, user-centric mobile apps for the enterprise

oded-klimer-HP-software-LectureGreat User Experience has become an essential factor for success in modern applications in general and in the enterprise specifically.  One of the major shifts in how we consume applications is about putting the focus on the mindset of working “Anywhere”, “Anytime”, “Just the right information I need”. The challenge from a UI stand point is being able to work cross platform regardless of the “size of the glass” we are interacting with. 

In HP anywhere we have taken the first step in fulfilling this vision by creating a unique cross platform solution  - Desktop, tablet, Smartphone with a strong focus on the Experience.

 

Flat Design: a series of thoughts

mobile teaser.pngI have seen a lot in the news lately about the value of User Experience (UX). I wonder if this is really news, or if I am just seeing a lot about it because of the news I read.

 

One of the topics I am seeing getting coverage is flat design. While it is not new, it appears to be having a renaissance.  Keep reading to find out the role it can play with mobile apps.

 

Guest post written by

Genefa Murphy I Director I Product Management and User Experience

Mobile Social and Analytics Product Unit I HP Software

Do you experience mobile or does it take you for a ride?

CoolRide.pngDo you experience mobile or does it take you for a ride?

 

I recently sat down with Mike Jennet and we discussed the importance of the user experience.  Developers can’t simply build mobile applications. To get users to actually use and enjoy your application, it has to be built with them in mind.

 

Keep reading to find out how to engage your users and to find out what Mike has to say on this subject. 

5 Key Concepts to Consider When Designing for Mobile

Oded klimer - 5 Key Concepts to Consider When Designing for MobileThe mobile domain is constantly changing and re-inventing itself, aligning with the following five concepts will help you successfully meet the desires of your customers and produce a winning solution.

 

By: Oded Klimer

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  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • 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.
  • Mike Jennett is a highly respected tech industry award winner with an extensive background in technology focusing on emerging trends. He is currently the Senior Program Manager for Hewlett-Packard’s enterprise IT mobility deployment and has held various roles within HP over the past 12 years, including cutting-edge deployments in streaming video and virtualization. Prior to joining HP, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Spotlight Studios, an award winning branding and technology company that served both Fortune 100 companies and numerous start-ups. He is also the author of two books on Microsoft technologies published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill press and he has been featured in numerous articles and interviews. Note that the views expressed on this blog are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of Hewlett-Packard. Follow him on Twitter at: @mjennett
  • 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 HP.com. 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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