Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Mobile App Development Platforms

Published: 18 September 2018

ID: G00338519

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


Application leaders need a MADP to address a wide range of app use cases and increasingly to serve as a broader development platform for digital experiences. This research evaluates popular MADP offerings across five common enterprise use cases for external and internal app users.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • ApiOmat
    • Appian
    • Betty Blocks
    • DSI
    • GeneXus
    • IBM
    • i-exceed
    • Kony
    • Mendix
    • Microsoft
    • MobileFrame
    • Oracle
    • OutSystems
    • Pegasystems
    • Progress
    • Red Hat
    • Resco
    • Salesforce
    • SAP
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Low Code/No Code Development Tools
    • Professional Developer Tools
    • UI Richness and Native API Support
    • Unified Customer Experience
    • Core Mobile Services
    • Behavioral/Operational Analytics
    • Process, Workflow and Data Modeling
    • DevOps Support
    • AI Capabilities
    • Licensing Model
  • Use Cases
    • UX Focused
    • Back-End Services Focused
    • New Simple Apps
    • New Complex Apps
    • Multiexperience Development
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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