About Okkralabs Okkralabs is a global technology company providing Consulting Services, Software Solutions, and Outsourcing Services. Combining experience, comprehensive capabilities across multiple industries and business functions. Okkralabs collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Okkralabs is headquartered in Miami, Florida and has a presence in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Bogota, Colombia; Hyderabad, India; San Pablo, Brazil; DF Mexico and Santiago, Chile.
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Mobile Technology for Business What is Okkralabs Doing?
Enterprise Mobility Solutions Integration and upgrade of back-end business systems and investments to new mobile devices hitting the marketplace and the enterprise. Device and OS independent solutions that look and feel native on the touch screen. Native solutions that take advantage of capabilities of each device (Android, iOS, Blackberry)
Tablet Trends as of May ‘11 “The latest research from Nielsen indicates that the Apple iPad has 82% of the tablet market in the U.S., with 43% owning the Wi-Fi version and 39% owning the Wi-Fi + 3G version. The rest of the field--Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy, and others--combined take a meager 18% of the tablet market.” (Information Week May 9, 2011) “According to Deloitte, more than 25% of all tablet computers will be purchased by enterprises this year - an incredible figure when you realize the iPad, the first tablet to gain widespread attention, launched just one year ago.Deloitte also predicts that the 25% figure will rise in 2012 as more companies replace laptops with tablets.”
Mobile Workforce Explosion “Organizations are already using tablet-specific apps in many ways. According to a November 2010 report from ChangeWave Research, there are six main corporate uses for tablets. The following list shows the percentage of companies using tablets for various applications:
Companies are also giving their mobile workforce access to CRM, business intelligence, sales, and other corporate systems through secure gateway apps designed especially for tablets.”
“So predicts Oppenheimer & Co., which in a report Monday forecast that shipments of tablet devices will soar from 15.1 million units this year to more than 115 million in 2014 — a compound annual growth rate of 66.5%.”
Mobile OS Market in the US “According to the latest coScore mobile subscribers market share report. Google’s Android platform has continued to make significant gains in the US mobile market share, largely at the expense of RIM, the makers of Blackberry mobile devices. Google remains the dominant player in the US mobile market with an average of 34.7% of market share during the three months ending March 2011, up 6% on the three months ending December 2010.”
“Ready or not, iPad and other tablets are in the enterprise.….so what is Okkralabs doing about technology?...”
“In spite of the growth prospects, businesses are facing challenges around platform integration and mobile fragmentation which hinder the quick adoption of effective mobile enterprise strategies. These challenges bring forward the pressing need of skilled mobile application developers and innovative solutions that can cater to the needs of the mobile enterprise market.”
PhoneGapOpen source framework the supports 6 platforms
Native Apps for Business Why Native Apps? High Performance App Store Native UI Media API Monetization Opportunity Some multi-platform development environments we use rhomobile (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile) appcelerator (iOS, Android based mobiles and tablets and windows/linux/mac desktop based apps) PhoneGap ( iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Symbian and Palm)
Other Tools IDEs www.cloud9ie.com (java script SaaS IDE) Packaging http://apparat.io/ http://build.phonegap.com http://github.com/brianleroux/cordova Testing http://ripple.tinyhippos.com/ (Now part of RIM) https://github.com/vf/web-testsuite http://www.deviceanywhere.com/
QUESTIONS? Contact Information Michael O’Rourke firstname.lastname@example.org www.okkralabs.com