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Three Steps to Overcoming App Fatigue

April 21st, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Have you downloaded fewer new mobile apps over the past year or so? If so, you’re not alone. Gartner just released the results of a survey of mobile app users in the U.S. and Germany showing that mobile app adoption might be reaching maturity. According to the report, “user interest in apps has mellowed now […]

Are Custom Mobile Apps Better Than “Off the Shelf”?

January 27th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

When buying a new suit, you want the style to be tailored and customized to you. It’s the best way to ensure the suit fits. When it comes to mobile enterprise apps, it’s not much different. While commercial off the shelf (COTS) apps can be useful, mobile apps that are designed and built specifically for […]

How to Improve App Discovery with “Dashboard Apps”

October 2nd, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Apps are the fuel that is driving mobile’s growth. We shop, bank, socialize, hail cabs, check the weather, watch videos, take pictures, listen to music and yes, sometimes even make a phone call. In 2104 we reached a significant milestone in the US – the majority of all digital media time is now spent on […]

The Light At the End of the App Discovery Tunnel

October 30th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

This week, Microsoft reported that its Marketplace had hit a significant milestone:  120,000 apps.  This, of course, pales in comparison to the number of applications available in Apple’s App Store and in Google Play, but it’s still a large, impressive number.  It’s nothing to sneeze at. And yet, out of those 125,000 apps – or, […]

Download Our New App Discovery White Paper

July 10th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

We’ve been discussing the concept of app discovery on The Connected Experience for some time now.  With the proliferation of mobile applications – hundreds of thousands of them across many different app stores – it’s becomi…

Connect With…SPRINGBOARD Hub and App Discovery

June 12th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

I cannot tell you how many times people have come up to me and mentioned how “big” the mobile application market is.  This is, of course, correct, but I have a feeling that many do not understand just how literally true this statement …

Making the Rounds: mPortal at Mobile Connect and TelecomHUB

June 5th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

June is going to be a very busy month.  In addition to all of the cool stuff we’ve got coming up – watch this space for more information, by the way! — I’m going to be making the rounds at a couple of very interesting industry e…

Facebook App Center and the Growing Need for App Discovery Portals

May 15th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Image courtesy Facebook
By now we’re all familiar with the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of mobile apps available across the iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry platforms.  More and more, though, it seems as if there are n…

App Discovery Portals Bring Added Value to Carriers and Consumers

May 1st, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

What’s one of the first things a new smartphone owner asks when powering up their device?  My guess is it’s probably something like “I wonder what kind of cool apps I can download?”
So the user goes into the respective app …

Mobile App Discovery Portals Offer Significant Opportunities

March 27th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

If mobile app stores had walls, they’d be overflowing.  As of this writing both the iTunes App Store and Google Play feature more than 500,000 apps apiece.  Heck, even Microsoft has more than 70,000 Windows Phone Marketplace apps avail…