Mobile Apps on Many CIO's Mind
As evidenced by the recent announcement by major telecom vendors of their Wholesale Applications Community, enterprises and vendors are eager to promote the App Store model. IT Business Edge's Carl Weinschenk recently reported on the online marketplace for applications, stating that "the maturation of the application stores is happening in parallel with an increasingly furious race to introduce the hottest new device."
Some enterprises are already considering the development of mobile applications as part of their IT strategies. Users have come to expect connectivity anywhere, and businesses are struggling to match that expectation with business functionality.