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Business apps for media tablets are moving towards supporting business initiatives rather than personal productivity.
According to research firm Gartner Inc, tablets are becoming more popular in business; enterprise software vendors want to sell tablet versions of its software, but will need to modify them in order to be more usable and functional on a mobile platform.
“Success lies in how the vendor re-factors the apps in a meaningful way, rather than just duplicating the traditional desktop or browser...
Big brand names embrace Apps
More than 90% of the world’s biggest brands are now using mobile apps as a tool to engage consumers, according to a new report.
Distimo, the insights group, assessed the presence of the 100 members of Interbrand’s 2011 Best Global Brands ranking in leading app stores such as those run by Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.
In all, 91% of organisations boasted at least one application in these outlets, a figure which had grown from 51% in a similar study published in 2010.
Disney led the charts...
Squiz Roadmap – gamified New Product Development planning software
Met up with Steve Morgan, MD of Squiz UK, part of a 250 person strong business creating open source cloud software for enterprise customers and selling services around it, to find out what they were up to in the world of gamification.
Squiz are known for two main products – enterprise CMS and enterprise search, while they also dabble in analytics and email marketing software.
They run their own cloud farms in the UK and Australia with a global virtual team spread across the glove. They are no...
Rypple weaves gamification into performance reviews
Rypple, the startup trying to improve enterprise performance review process, has been adding gamification loops to its application.
This was highlighted by Daniel Debow, Rypple’s co-CEO, in an interview with GigaOm and a recent slide deck on the opportunities and pitfalls of enterprise gamification. Some of their excitement around gamification is shared with their customers, including famously...