The Consumerization of Application Development

Archived Published: 02 September 2011 ID: G00216625


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Consumer technology is changing user expectations for enterprise applications and application development teams. Consumerization can't be stopped, but it can drive more value from AD investments. In particular, consumer application best practices can help boost the ROI of enterprise applications.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • The Four Forces of Consumerization
    • Consumerization's Impact Is Uneven
    • Building a Better Application
    • Put the User at the Center
    • Keep It Simple
    • Be Data-Driven
    • Make It Rewarding
    • A Warning on Talent
    • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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