Chapter 1. Mobile: The New Generation of Information Technology

In this chapter we discuss the reasons that businesses want to develop mobile apps, and the impact that mobile apps have on how businesses operate. We also cover the challenges posed in the development of mobile apps, as an underlying motivation for the rest of the book.

Why Businesses Are Adopting Mobile Applications

Across the globe, more people are using mobile devices, which are increasingly user-friendly and intuitive, as their primary means of obtaining information and requesting services over the Internet. In addition, most enterprises realize that the users of their business applications have shifted from traditional personal computers (desktops and laptops) to mobile devices ...

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