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In my first installment of this post, I discussed how mobile is growing as a marketing vehicle for companies. With this growth in popularity, companies can't just jump into mobile app development without asking questions about business need and development methods. In this post, I will discuss additional questions that need to be asked about infrastructure, the expertise of the development team and user demands and why they are critical to answer before starting the development process. Can your infrastructure handle success? Too often a company develops a mobile app and has high expectations for user engagement, only to have performance and bandwidth issues that bring their servers crashing down. This makes usage difficult and as a result, users  quickly lose interest.  Doesn't make it much of a marketing vehicle, does it? The cloud has emerged as a real and viab... (more)

Mobile Development – Are You Asking the Right Questions?

By now it's become pretty clear that tablets aren't going anywhere. The successful launch of the iPad 2 and the explosion of competitive offerings have made this clear. And with this explosion in tablet computing, we have just one more example of how technology is giving us the world, and everything in it, right at our fingertips For this reason, mobile has been viewed by analysts as having enormous potential as a marketing vehicle. More and more, companies are creating apps with the goal of using them to promote a specific product or service. Yet many companies approach develop... (more)