Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Published: 24 December 2014

ID: G00261831

Analyst(s): Van Baker , Ray Valdes, Jason Wong , Richard Marshall


MADPs have matured considerably and continue to evolve in both technology and market requirements. We focus on 15 critical capabilities from 11 vendors to help enterprise IT leaders evaluate these offerings for use cases in B2B, B2E and B2C implementations.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Adobe
    • Appcelerator
    • IBM
    • Kony
    • MicroStrategy
    • Pegasystems
    • Salesforce
    • SAP
    • Sencha
    • Telerik
    • Xamarin
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • ALM Support
    • Analytics
    • Arch. Support for Hybrid/Mobile Web
    • Arch. Support for Native Platforms
    • B2C Prebuilt Apps/Templates
    • B2E Back-Office Apps/Templates
    • B2E Front-Office Apps/Templates
    • Cloud Services and Offline Support
    • Integration and Consultants
    • AD Productivity
    • Security/Deployment/Distribution
    • Standard-Based Development/Openness
    • Testing and Test Cloud
    • Toolset Including Build Cloud
    • UX Quality Across Platforms
  • Use Cases
    • B2C Informational
    • B2C Transactional
    • B2E Back Office
    • B2E Front Office

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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