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It's Time for App Leadership to Reframe Mobile App Development Decisions

Published: 28 February 2018

ID: G00323726

Analyst(s): Jason Wong , Adrian Leow , Marty Resnick


The landscape of available tools and technologies for mobile app development is expanding to support multiple experience app development. Application leaders need to reframe mobile app development as a cornerstone that can lead to optimized user experience on multiple channels and touchpoints.

Table Of Contents


  • Foundational Technologies
    • Mobile App Development Platform (MADP)
    • Native IDEs
    • Native Cross-Platform Frameworks
    • Hybrid Mobile Apps
    • Mobile Back-End Services
    • Web Frameworks
    • Prototyping Tools
    • Design Tools
    • Mobile App Test Automation Tools
  • Incremental Technologies
    • Rapid Mobile App Development (RMAD)
    • Mobile App Analytics
    • Mobile DevOps Tools
    • Progressive Web Apps
  • Transformational Technologies
    • Artificial Intelligence and Hosted AI Services
    • Bots and Chatbots
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Augmented Reality
    • Virtual Reality

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