After Alpha Software's recent announcement with Apperian, AppIndex interviewed CEO Richard Rabins to understand the reason behind Alpha's work with Apperian, and hear what Alpha Software employees are witnessing as they help enterprise mobile business app development scale to produce more mobile apps for business.
Facing the Mobile App GapIn 2014, IDC reported that the majority of organizations they surveyed have deployed three or fewer apps, Rabins discussed Gartner's recent estimate that organizations will need to ramp up to build between 1,750 and 3,500 apps over the next 3-5 years. This "Mobile App Gap," as Alpha Software refers to this disconnect, is forcing companies to rethink how they utilize staff and the way they build and deploy mobile apps. In the AppIndex interview, Rabins explained that this widening gap is leading companies to low-code solutions like Alpha Anywhere, which can dramatically increase throughput by leveraging existing developers to build complex mobile apps 8 to 10 times faster than with alternative methods.
Alpha Anywhere Integration with ApperianWhen asked why the company chose to integration with Apperian, Rabins highlighted the challenge companies face with deploying and managing mobile apps. He then explained that the integration with Apperian adds a cloud-based solution for securing, distributing and managing mobile apps into the Alpha Anywhere environment, allowing organizations to more quickly and easily provide feature-rich, secure and branded business apps.
Mobile App Development in 2015When asked about what's to come in the next year, Rabins predicted: B
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