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Survey Analysis: How Enterprises Are Tackling Mobile App Development in 2016

Published: 28 January 2016

ID: G00293140

Analyst(s): Adrian Leow , Van Baker


In our latest global mobile app survey, architectural, tooling, sourcing and management approaches varied widely, but clear trends emerged. We review the trends and discuss how CIOs and mobile app development leaders can maximize the return on their investments.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Mobile App Development Approaches Focused on Custom Apps
  • Mobile Architecture Choice Is Not Permanent for Organizations
  • Tool Selection Reflects an Evolving App Development Environment
  • Organizations Prefer a Mixed Sourcing Strategy to Build Apps
  • Budgeted Spending on Mobile Development Remains Low
  • Enterprise App Stores Are Used Mainly via EMM Tools
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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