Gartner Research

IT Organizations Should Focus on Middleware to Enable Mobile App Development

Published: 22 June 2015

ID: G00276448

Analyst(s): Richard Marshall, Van Baker


IT organizations are overwhelmed by requests for mobile apps. To facilitate the development of mobile apps that have value to the organization, enterprise architects and development teams must focus on an enabling middleware layer and leverage front-end development assets from all sources possible.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Devote the Majority of IT Assets for Mobile App Development to Creating an MBaaS-Centered Mobile Integration Architecture Composed of Services From Third Parties, Internal Services or a Combination of the Two

Case Study

  • Benefits to the Business
  • Some Caveats

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