There’s always one rotten app in the bunch: Google launches App Defense Alliance

Google has announced the founding of the App Defense Alliance to help defend the company’s app store from bad actors – with security partners ESET, Lookout and Zimperium all on board.

The move will see the Google Play Protect detection systems for malicious apps integrated with the scanning engines of each partner. The partnering companies were chosen specifically for their specialisms in...

Small Cell Forum to Accelerate Densification with New Work Program Focused on Siting Policy, Enterprise Engagement and Technologies for the 5G Era

Requirement gathering events shine light on urgent need for densification and a unified platform

London, UK – 11th October 2018 – Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization driving densification worldwide, has outlined its work program for 2018-19, following the conclusion of its European plenary. The wide-ranging brief covers every aspect of densification, including policy...

As enterprise app expectations rise and timeframes fall, testing drops off in importance

Almost half of organisations admit to releasing apps before the quality testing stage as user expectations continue to soar.

That’s the finding from a new study released by Testplant which polled more than 750 development team leaders in the US and UK. Yet the deluge continues; 68% of respondents say they plan to build more apps during the coming 12 months.

Part of this is down to emerging technologies; 62% say their company will increase the number of apps which deploy...

Small Cell Forum Announces Enterprise Advisory Council with Founding Members Including CBRE, General Motors, Kaiser Permanente, Marriott International, Texas A&M University and WeWork

Enterprise Advisory Council Draws Membership from Across Enterprise Spectrum to Promote and Drive Delivery of High-Quality, Ubiquitous Cellular Coverage

London, UK – 16th May 2017 - Small Cell Forum (SCF) has today announced the launch of its Enterprise Advisory Council (EAC), focused on deepening industry ties, and working alongside businesses and institutions to help solve the issue of poor cellular coverage. The Council is a collaborative effort to bring together the...

Enterprise collaboration app Flock rolls out app store

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With a view to aid end users by removing the stress of switching between and managing multiple apps at work, enterprise messaging app Flock has rolled out its app store. Now users will be able to integrate a number of external work apps and services and get notifications within Flock. At present, the app store facilitates integration with apps such as Trello, Github, Twitter, Jira and Bitbucket among others.

For example, users can get updates on changes...

Time for a checkup: Best practices for a healthy enterprise mobility program

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2016 should be a big year for investments in enterprise mobility programs. According to a recent study by Harris Poll, enterprise mobility leads all areas of IT investments by IT decision makers in 2016.

As leaders for enterprise mobility programs look ahead to 2016, there are several important components they need to explore. For instance, how efficient are the apps already deployed? If your organisation has only recently launched an enterprise...

Slack Platform launches App Directory to facilitate interoperability; announces fund and Botkit for developers

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In order to foster interoperability and ensure progress and productivity does not get lost in silos, the Slack Platform has launched The Slack App Directory, featuring over 160 apps for the benefit of a Slack team. The platform ensures easy installation and curates apps by category, popularity, and staff favourites.

The listings are classified in a number of categories such as design, marketing, office management, developer tools, and...

New Flexera Software App Portal Release Adds Support for Cloud & Apple® Mac Apps, and ROI Dashboard – Extending Enterprise App Store Leadership

Maidenhead, U.K. – November 3, 2015. Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced the latest release of its universal enterprise app store, App Portal. The new release provides support for the growing number of enterprises who want to deliver cloud apps to their employees, support Apple Mac environments, and track time and cost savings associated with...

Not just any enterprise app store: Cortado co-founds Mobile Business Alliance

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Cortado Mobile Solutions, a subsidiary of enterprise mobility and printing provider, Cortado, has launched the Mobile Business Alliance alongside 10 app developers aiming to help businesses find the most suitable apps for their markets more easily.

The 10 partners include no-code app development platform Fliplet, Enough Software and ThinPrint Cloud Services, another subsidiary of Cortado, while the Alliance is encouraging more partners to...

Why User Experience Virtualization Makes so Much Sense for Enterprise Apps

Enterprise IT and line-of-business managers are simply unable to keep up with user demand for new mobile applications. Beyond email, calendaring, and simple file sharing, enterprise users want and need mobile access to the applications that support mission critical business processes.  Most large enterprises maintain a huge portfolio of B2E (business-to-employee) applications – some having been purchased from software vendors, others developed in-house.  The vast majority of...