Lessons for CIOs from the MIT CIO Symposium

Lessons for CIOs from the MIT CIO Symposium

Recently, hundreds of CIOs gathered at MIT for the annual MIT CIO Symposium in Boston.  Organizers selected Alpha Software to appear as one of 10 invite-only vendors in the Innovation Showcase at the event. There are many lessons for CIOs…

Embedding Artificial Intelligence in Mobile Apps

The vast majority of business apps use databases. Our customers frequently integrate with Microsoft SQL, NoSQL, SQLite, Oracle, SAP and more. Recently, CIOs we’re speaking with have started talking about the rise of Artificial Intelligence as a data source, and…

Machine Learning is set to drive mobile app development.

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing in Mobile

You can bank on it: Artificial intelligence (also sometimes called machine learning) is going to be the next big thing in mobile. While attending May’s MIT CIO Symposium with Alpha Software in the Innovation Showcase, CIOs spoke with me about artificial intelligence and mobile…

Enterprise Mobile Apps: The Enterprise Mobile App Gap Is Worse Than You Think

You think you know how bad the enterprise mobile app gap is? It’s even worse than you think. A new Gartner survey found that enterprises continue to struggle to build enterprise mobile apps, even as they realize it’s more important…

Developing a mobile app can be an extremely costly process. Here are 4 practical ways to cut mobile app development costs.

Tips for Scaling Mobile App Development

If you’re not able to meet the demand in your business for developing mobile apps, you’re not alone. The gap between companies needing mobile apps and the ability to deliver them is growing fast. In fact, a Gartner report, “The…

A new report makes it plain that given the growth of the chatbot market, there’s likely one in your future.

There’s Likely a Mobile Chatbot App in Your Future

To build a chatbot or not to build a chatbot? That’s a question plenty of companies face today as they plan out their mobile strategies over the next several years. A new report, though, makes it plain that given the…

This mobile app gives farmers real-time access to their work health and safety (WHS) system on a mobile device, whether they’re in the paddock or in field. (Source: Safe Ag Systems)

Mobile Apps Save Lives

We all know that mobile apps can make us more productive, connect us with friends and family, entertain us, inform us and tie us to the world. But apps can do something more important than that — mobile apps save lives in the workplace. Consider this: In 2015 alone, there were…