21 Apr 2015
Mobile Business moving Enterprises towards Digital Transformation

Author: Bernd Schopp, COO, Namics AG

As mobile is changing the world and our everyday life, enterprises still show a lack of transformation will. Accompanying our clients in their digital transformation we observed that the digital transformation maturity was growing in waves pushed by different digital enablers. On the other hand we have seen how mobile enterprise solutions are catalyzing these enablers.

In my presentation you will find a bunch of examples how mobile catalyzes the digital transformation maturity of enterprises. In this post I want to share the underlying ...

21 Apr 2015
Deutsche Bahn Strike Action – how to get to the CityCube for Apps World Germany!

Whilst the local news is buzzing here in sunny Berlin regarding the train drivers’ strike hitting the city on Wednesday and Thursday this week, the eagle-eyed amongst you will realise that falls on the same dates as our inaugural Apps World show!

No need to panic however! The CityCube in Berlin is super well connected, those of you travelling within Berlin and across Germany will no doubt be comfortable finding your way to the venue.

Whilst the S-Bahn may have some reliability issues (last time this happened one third of ...

21 Apr 2015
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs): Two largest API events APIDays and APIStrat join forces for Berlin (April 23-25)

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are starting to touch every industry on the planet and best practice is evolving faster and faster. The teams behind the APIDays and APIStrat (http://apidaysberlin2015.apistrat.com/) conferences have combined to create the most influential and vendor neutral event about APIs in Europe. This event is about learning, sharing and trying new technologies or strategies related to Web APIs.

Keynotes and talks are delivered by people from organisations including Google, Coca-Cola, The Guardian, Twitter, or Twilio. The various sessions include topics such as APIs & Mobile ...

20 Apr 2015
The Relevance of Messaging in the App Industry

By Glen Warren, CEO, Fortytwo Telecom

Some may argue that SMS is an outdated technology which is no longer applicable in contemporary spheres such as the App industry. However, in spite of all the developments that are taking place in our highly mobile world, a singular solution as ubiquitous as SMS communication remains to be found. That being said, we must acknowledge that there are certain constraints concerning the content of a message delivered via SMS and that there are numerous competing, emerging technologies on the horizon.

In fact, Fortytwo ...

20 Apr 2015
Speaker Interview: Chet Haase

"I would like to make development of rich application experiences easier for developers"

We recently caught up with Chet Haase, Lead, Android UI Toolkit , Google in an exclusive interview ahead of his keynote @ Apps World North America.

Chet will be taking to the Droid World stage on Tuesday 12 May at 12:15pm, presenting his keynote on "The State of Android App Development"

Book your free pass here to attend Apps World North America

Of all the new features and updates on Android 5.1, what have been the biggest ...

20 Apr 2015
Guest Blog from PersonaGraph: Why Interest Based User Acquisition Should Be The New Norm

There has never been a better time to be a smartphone user. At the same time there has never been a more challenging time to be an app developer. With the rapid proliferation of smartphones across the globe and the staggering increase in the number of apps in the app stores, the app economy is booming and one that is growing by the second. Mobile usage was predicted to overtake desktop, back in 2008 by Mary Meeker. Well we are now way past the tipping point. A study by Comscore ...

20 Apr 2015
Interview with Andrew Pavliv, CEO, N-iX

N-iX CEO Andrew Pavliv on IT Outsourcing in Ukraine

Being one of the most attractive outsourcing destinations in Eastern Europe, Ukraine has a pool of over 75.000 experienced software developers working for 2000 national and international companies. Even though previous year was challenging for the country, Ukrainian IT industry continues to show substantial growth. Here we introduce an interview with  Andrew Pavliv, СEO of Ukrainian software development company N-iX  outlining current situation and outsourcing opportunities in the country.

How did you decide to start IT outsourcing business?

Together with ...

20 Apr 2015
Join us this week at Apps World Germany!

We’ll be opening the doors to our inaugural Apps World Germany event this Wednesday (April 22nd) and it’s going to be a fantastic launch show!

It’s not too late to register to join us for two days of top level content, networking, live hackathons and more in at the CityCube, Berlin on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd this week!

With over 150 exhibitors confirmed and thousands of pre-registered attendees alongside top keynotes from the likes of Steve Wozniak, Ian Livingstone and Peter Molyneux this year’s Apps ...

19 Apr 2015
Past, Present and Future Tales of Native Advertising on Mobile

By Ionut Ciobotaru, PubNative

There is no denying it, mobile advertising is on the rise. App Annie and IDC recently predicted that in-app advertising should grow by 3.2x between 2014 and 2018, thereby surpassing all other types of digital advertising, including PC online search advertising. (source)

Advertising remains the most straightforward method of monetizing digital content for most mobile publishers. When done right, it’s the most effective way to make revenue from the best part of a hard-earned user base. In this context, native advertising, on mobile, is ...

19 Apr 2015
Use the force of Continuous Quality to win the 5-Star War!

By Gideon Pridor, VP Marketing,  Perfecto Mobile

According to Gartner, the number of app downloads will reach nearly 269 billion by 2017 and this shift into mobile is impacting companies of all shapes and sizes, making it one of the most competitive ventures the company will face.

But, while stories of major brands pushing into mobile talk up the opportunities and rewards of developing mobile strategies, the end user is king. Release a buggy app, you’ll get blasted by app store ratings. Your app doesn’t work on the ...

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