Mobile apps are a priority in search of a leader

Traditional IT vendors aren't leading with software, and businesses aren't hiring mobile leaders, according Appcelerator's survey

By , InfoWorld |  Software, mobile app development, mobile apps

Elsewhere in the report:

  • Nearly 50% of respondents believe that HP does not understand mobility, and 44% do not believe Oracle does, either
  • 81% predict traditional companies in mature markets will be disrupted by mobile-first startups
  • While mobile applications are ubiquitous in the consumer world, enterprises are just getting started: 73% of enterprises have built fewer than five applications, and 39% have none or just one
  • Fifty-five percent of companies rank mobility at the top or near the top of their priorities list
  • Apple's iOS and Google's Android are the top enterprise mobile platforms
  • 94% predict companies will invest in capabilities to connect mobile applications to the cloud and back-end systems
  • 66% plan employee-facing mobile applications
  • Mobile security remains a concern, especially authentication and authorization

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