9 Enterprise Features You're Not Considering For Your Mobile Applications

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Enterprise mobile apps typically have a few more requirements than consumer mobile apps. Many of those requirements need to be handled by the back end. Find the right MBaaS for your organization …

Enterprise mobile apps typically have a few more requirements than consumer mobile apps. Many of those requirements need to be handled by the back end. Find the right MBaaS for your organization today.

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  • 1. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.1 9 Enterprise Features You’re Not Considering For Your Mobile Applications
  • 2. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.2 Are you struggling with communication? Developers and testers need to be able to communicate and work together efficiently. This is especially important when multiple groups of developers work on the same app for different mobile platforms. Developer Portals and Collaboration Tools
  • 3. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.3 How do you manage the lifecycle of your mobile applications? Part of the collaboration needed for enterprise apps and their back-end systems is plain old application lifecycle management. It is important to keep track and manage the movement of your applications through the brainstorming, development, testing, marketing, and maturing phases of their life. Application Lifecycle Management
  • 4. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.4 Does your organization monitor and manage their applications? Enterprise application monitoring is usually no more difficult than consumer monitoring. However, since Enterprise apps are typically deployed from a private (as opposed to public) store, the management of them can be more difficult, including difficulty integrating in MBaaS. Application Monitoring and Management
  • 5. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.5 Is your organization struggling to integrate with on-premise authentication systems? Every enterprise system seems to vary slightly with it’s on-premise authentication. One would be hard-pressed to find two that are alike. Most systems require custom integration with AD (Active Directory) or LDAP servers Integrations with On-Premise Authentication Systems
  • 6. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.6 How does your company organize employee access to confidential information? In an enterprise setting, you need full control over who can see what. For example, a person in HR needs to see the salary of employee “A”, and so does someone in Payroll, but employee “B” does not need to be able to see the salary of employee “A”. Role-based Access Control
  • 7. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.7 Add-ons and Extensions (On-premise Data Sources and Cloud Services) What does your organization do to integrate “Add-ons” and “Extensions” to current software? For example, if your company is using an Oracle database and an SAP system, how are they going to integrate the latest Mobile app into these two different services? Surely it is quite the undertaking… But it doesn’t have to be.
  • 8. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.8 Security, Compliance, SLAs, and Support What does your organization do to meet it’s security, legal compliance, and support requirements? The larger your organization the more difficult it will be to manage/meet requirements for security, legal, and support. This is even more severe for government organizations which have to meet the lengthy requirements of the FIPS.
  • 9. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.9 Lock-in Considerations Has your company considered what to do when needs change and when a lease ends for a particular service? Don’t be left wondering “What happens when this service ends?” or “What happens when our needs change?”. Plan for these events ahead of time and you won’t find yourself locked into an endless contract with a service you no longer need.
  • 10. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.10 Private MBaaS How will your organization run it’s MBaaS offerings if it chooses not to run them in the public cloud? The public cloud is considered a major security risk by many enterprises. Using a private cloud appears to be the next best option but it comes with it’s own set of limitations making it difficult to find the right match for your cloud services to run on.
  • 11. © 2014 Progress Software Corporation. All rights reserved.11 Enterprise mobile apps typically have a few more requirements than consumer mobile apps. Many of those requirements need to be handled by the back end. Find the right MBaaS for your organization today.