Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Published: 04 August 2015

ID: G00273880

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


This research evaluates 14 MADP vendors across four use cases of growing demand for mobile apps. IT leaders should assess these vendors, including the recent expansion in developer tooling, and move from traditional coding to business-led visual techniques.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Adobe
    • Appcelerator
    • Appian
    • Backbase
    • Globo
    • IBM
    • Kony
    • Mendix
    • Microsoft
    • Pegasystems
    • Progress Software (Telerik)
    • Salesforce
    • SAP
    • Xamarin
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Match to Marketing Needs and Skills
    • Match to IT Needs and Skills
    • User Experience
    • Back-End Integration and MBaaS
    • Security
    • Developer Productivity
    • Cross-Platform
    • Omnichannel Support
    • ALM, Deployment and App Management
    • Templates and Verticals
  • Use Cases
    • B2C Informational
    • B2C Transactional
    • B2E Back Office
    • B2E Front Office

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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