Gartner Research

The Future of Mobile Apps and Their Development

Published: 24 October 2014

ID: G00266385

Analyst(s): Richard Marshall


The mobile app has already transformed the way we work, consume content and interact. In a little over a decade, apps have become an essential part of everyday life. IT leaders, especially those responsible for mobile, need to know how this position will impact enterprise technology and tools.

Table Of Contents


  • Future State
    • Pervasive Apps: No Single Device, No Single Approach
    • Mobile App Integration Platforms
    • Contextual Operation
    • The End of Legacy
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
    • Recognize Increasing Development Complexity
    • Enabling Mobile App Integration
    • Planning for Service Discovery
    • Continuous Refresh
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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