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Mobile puts the user in charge

In the mobile era, user centricity is all. Your developers must master the user’s perspective.

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Take your IT team mobile—for real

Succeeding at mobile is about more than IT. It’s about people, culture, and LOB collaboration.

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Six requirements for mobilizing the enterprise

Your users are in charge now. That means you meet their expectations or lose them.

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The app trans attitude

Alex Bain, an HP application transformation consultant, discusses an overlooked but critical aspect of leading an app trans project: the human element among your staff and colleagues.

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The importance of end-to-end requirements management

In response to the shifts in technology seen in mobile and Big Data—along with the shifts in methodologies like Agile—the pace of application development has changed, causing the need for total traceability in your requirements to become even more evident.

Applications index

43

Percentage of retailers surveyed who noted that optimizing access via mobile and tablets is among their top three priorities for 2013.1

$666 billion

Predicted worldwide devices spending (includes PCs, tablets, mobile phones, and printers) in 2013, up 6.3 percent from 2012.2

2017

Year in which the majority of all new user-facing applications will exhibit gamified-social-mobile fusion.3

1“The State Of Retailing Online 2013: Key Metrics And Initiatives,” Forrester Research Inc., January 2013
2Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, 4Q12 Update — 2013 The Year Ahead,” Gartner Inc., January 2013
3Predicts 2013: Social and Collaboration Go Deeper and Wider,” Gartner Inc., November 2012

One question

Q: What will be the driving technologies for the next decade?

A:  It’s all about enablement. There are a lot of different—and what some people may call new—technologies out there, but most people are looking at them for technology’s sake. The technologies that succeed are those that enable people/communities/business to be more flexible and agile. … The biggest player will be context. These pieces will all fit together with apps that are aware of your context, knowing where you are, where you’re going, what you’re trying to do, and helping you to achieve it more efficiently and productively by anticipating your needs.

For any of these technologies to succeed, they must follow the FUN principle: Focus on the User’s Needs. This mindset, accompanied by these technologies, will see them booming in the coming years.

—Brian Katz, director and head of Mobility Engineering at Sanofi, on the Enterprise CIO Forum

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