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.

Why do enterprises need to have a full lifecycle approach to deliver mobile apps?

Mobile TestingWhen your company launches a new mobile application, you have to perform a through dev and test on it before you release it to the public or the results could be catastrophic.


Your company brand depends on you delivering a mobile application that is worthy of your organization. Keep reading to find out what steps you need to take to create an effective mobile application lifecycle management strategy.  

Getting apps out the door with proper testing


Did you know that by 2020 its estimated that there will be one trillion applications—plus a billion different connected devices in the world? These will include everything from smartphones and tablets, to wearables and more! Let’s hope those apps are built with quality and that the user experience is spot on.


Keep reading to find out what steps you can take today to make sure you are ready for ONE TRILLION applications and ONE BILLION devices. 


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.

‘Twas the night before Discover, and everyone was EXCITED!!


HPDiscover CAB 2014_.jpgMost all of us know   people who run in marathons and we probably even know a few triathletes?  Have you ever heard about “Ultra   Marathoners”?   These athletes have   incredible stamina and just keep going and going. 


Tomorrow, we kick off what feels like the biggest HP Discover   ever—and I’m incredibly excited.   This   is because we’ve just completed a fantastic collaborative process to plan,   design and organize the next 72 hours of fun and excitement.    I am excited because we’re about to meet   with thousands of customers and learn about their challenges and partner to   find solutions.

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.

HP Discover: the mobility session highlight reel

Las Vegas.jpgThe world of mobile will be squarely centered on Las Vegas next week at HP Discover.  To help keep you from getting lost or confused in all that is the biggest HP customer event of the year, I have created a guide.


Keep reading to find out what all we will be presenting and how you can make sure you don’t miss a thing!

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.

3 best BYOD bets at HP Discover

1. Vegas Sign-by-123_Chroma_Pixels-Flikr_4323316024_9aa2a5d492_m.jpgWe’re about 10 days away from HP Discover! I feel like we’ve run a marathon or two getting ready for what will be a FANTASTIC event. 


I want to share a few key highlights so you can get the most out of your visit to Vegas.   Think of these as “good bets” for the event.

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!

HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas is right around the corner!


Want to get a head start on some of the great sessions we’ll be holding at HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas, in June. This is your opportunity to hear how mobile is altering today’s enterprise landscape. CIOs and IT departments are not only trying to keep pace with today’s demands for mobility and mobile apps; but they are looking for insight in how to deal with the ongoing challenges of such a world.

Plan on attending Discover so you can hear from our mobile team of experts—they can help clear the air.

Mobile design…it’s an art

designing-your-app.jpgHaving a great user experience has become an essential factor for success in modern applications. This is especially true for enterprises.  The mobile mindset of working anywhere, anytime, and with just the right information, is changing the way we consume applications.

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. 

Get a head start on mobile performance testing!

mobile test.pngPerformance Testing for mobile apps cannot be addressed as a bolt-on to existing quality processes. You must integrate mobile testing into your application lifecycle management and testing practices. This means looking at all elements of a strategy—people, process, and tooling.


Co-Author Michael "Doc" Deady and  Sangeetha K

'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD

Connected-Car.jpgDoes BYOD really describe what we are facing in this anytime/anywhere world. This was the topic of discussion during dinner at Mobile World Congress between myself and a number of my HP colleagues.


Keep reading to find out what we landed on after an in-depth discussion.

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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Mobile Security...the threat is real...seriously

mobile_security.pngThe threat landscape of mobile security is moving rapidly and deserves to be investigated and presented in a way that is useful for IT managers, staff, and security engineers. Not only do mobile devices present a unique set of risks for your enterprise, but the mobile applications that your employees run or develop can also present opportunities for attackers.


During this webinar, HP Security expert, Mark Painter, shares key insights from HP research into mobile app security and share recommendations about how to reduce your risk and improve your mobile app security.

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


Mobile App Security Trends - A live webinar

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Security is one of the top concerns that is keeping IT leaders awake at night.  Are they confident that their new mobile apps are secure and what risks are they introducing with their new mobile apps?  Of course, BYOD and the introduction of mobility into the enterprise only escalates their worries.   What do we know about mobile app security and the associated risks?   What can an IT leader do to ensure that their apps are secure and ready to be deployed without introducing unreasonable risks?  In this informative webinar, HP security expert Mark Painter will share key findings and recommendations about how to minimize your mobile app security risks.


Join us live on April 3rd at 11 AM EST/ 8 AM PST, to learn about mobile app security.

An apps catalog to make you feel happy

happyface.jpgThere are lots of catalogs out there, and it is obvious that consumers love the act of the shopping experience.  Here at 

HP, we’re taking a very consumer oriented service and applying it to our apps. The HP Access Catalog feels like an app store and it’s an environment that makes you have fun while using it.


The HP Access Catalog enables you to deliver applications across all of your employees’ mobile platforms and device types. This way, you can support the demands of platform proliferation and bring your own                                                                                                    device (BYOD) trends with unprecedented ease and cost efficiency.


                                                                                                   Keep reading to find out how you can.  

As it been a year? A look back at the Apps for Mobile blog


My oh my, how times flies! It is hard to believe that a year has gone by since we first launched the Apps for Mobile blog site. A few interesting and exciting things have happened within the past year. Let's take a step back and review what took place.


Keep reading to see what you might have missed while we blow out the candle on this anniversary. 

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.

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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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