Chapter 5. Mobile Enterprise—Beyond the Mobile End-Point

Enterprise backend “Systems of Record” are a rich source of services and data that can greatly differentiate a mobile application from its competitors. Often times connecting to the System of Record is a necessity. This chapter discusses opportunities and challenges when enterprises build mobile applications that tap into the power of backend systems.

Building Mobile Apps Powered by Enterprise Backend

There is a saying on the web: “the best mobile apps are connected.” To provide the most engaging user experiences, mobile applications often reach into the services backend. These services may provide the mobile application the needed intelligence about the user, or use enterprise logic to ...

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