Gartner Research

Portable and Web Apps Dominate in Our Mobile Model, Ensuring Maximum Device Flexibility

Published: 17 December 2014

ID: G00271319

Analyst(s): Michael Silver, David Smith, Richard Marshall

Summary

Research shows that today the number of business-critical mobile applications downloaded by users is small, but that number will increase by a factor of six by 2020. IT leaders must ensure critical mobile applications are available on multiple platforms to continue to allow users device flexibility.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Not All Apps Matter
  • Business-Critical Applications — Few, but Increasing
  • The Model
  • Methodology
    • Assumptions in the Model
  • The Results

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