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The Insider’s
Guide to
Mobile Apps
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Your presenters
Dormain Drewitz
Director, Mobile and Data Services
Pivo...
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“Pivotal Labs delivers results in mobile like
no one else in their business...
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Go native
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Native versus cross-platform tools
• You’re still going to need to use nati...
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Update often.
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Traditional App Lifecycle: Too Lengthy and Complex
Traditional App Deployme...
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“With Cloud Foundry, you can reduce
[deployment] time to days and use fewer...
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Build for “compulsive scal...
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What is “compulsive-scale”?
"Halifax bank, Commercial Street, Leeds (27th M...
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Manage APIs.
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Farhan’s Mobile API Top Tips
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“The desire to build mobile applications that
integrate more tightly with c...
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Keep apps focused.
‹16›
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Multi-app strategies and app unbundling
are happening.
And it makes sense.
...
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Use sensor data.
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“Gathering and analyzing data to improve our
customers' operations is no lo...
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Rethink testing
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App Distribution as a service
• Iterative release
cycles
• Over-the-air
dow...
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Pivotal Portfolio
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Pivotal’s Full Approach
Pivotal Mobile Services
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Insiders Guide to Mobile App Development

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Building mobile apps that can transform business is on everyone's 2015 to-do list, but how do you avoid common pitfalls?

In this webinar, Pivotal’s Dormain Drewitz asks Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering at Pivotal Labs, what they have learned in their decade-long experience building great apps for all industries.

Learn:

Common mistakes in mobile app development
Best practices of (and from) leading mobile app developers
About the secret weapons: PaaS and Agile development practices can support mobile app development

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Insiders Guide to Mobile App Development

  1. 1. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. The Insider’s Guide to Mobile Apps
  2. 2. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹2› Your presenters Dormain Drewitz Director, Mobile and Data Services Pivotal @DormainDrewitz Farhan Thawar VP of Engineering Pivotal Labs @fnthawar
  3. 3. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. “Pivotal Labs delivers results in mobile like no one else in their business. From strategy to design and engineering, the team at Pivotal Labs are world-class and a pleasure to work with.” - Jim Chou, CTO, Shutterstock
  4. 4. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹7›
  5. 5. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Go native ‹13›
  6. 6. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Native versus cross-platform tools • You’re still going to need to use native toolsets to compile code • Tweaking and customizing from a cross-platform toolkit is time better spent • Take best advantage of latest O/S and device features • Relying on web technologies puts your app 18 months behind
  7. 7. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Update often. ‹13›
  8. 8. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹10›
  9. 9. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Traditional App Lifecycle: Too Lengthy and Complex Traditional App Deployment: 8+ manual steps, developers out of the workflow Traditional App Lifecycle: Each phase compounds time and complexity, sacrificing agility Example: Intel’s traditional app lifecycleExample: Rakuten’s traditional app deployment process Request Servers Wait for hardware/VM creation Setup Operating System Install Software Setup monitoring Deploy website Check / Test Add to Load Balancer ... Developer Operators 75 steps, 9% automated 140 days to land an app Potential lost revenue opportunity ‹9›
  10. 10. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. “With Cloud Foundry, you can reduce [deployment] time to days and use fewer resources to do it—there is an order of magnitude improvement in time to market and risk.” - Patrick Senti, Founder and CTO shrebo ‹12›
  11. 11. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Build for “compulsive scale”. ‹13›
  12. 12. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. What is “compulsive-scale”? "Halifax bank, Commercial Street, Leeds (27th May 2010)" by Mtaylor848 - Every other week Once a day 20+x a day ‹14›
  13. 13. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹15›
  14. 14. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Manage APIs. ‹16›
  15. 15. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Farhan’s Mobile API Top Tips
  16. 16. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. “The desire to build mobile applications that integrate more tightly with corporate back-ends is rising [...] As mobile apps spread more and more into the mainstream, these companies will be looking for extended back-end support like Pivotal CF Mobile Services.” - Michael Coté, Research Director, 451 Research ‹20›
  17. 17. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Keep apps focused. ‹16›
  18. 18. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Multi-app strategies and app unbundling are happening. And it makes sense. ‹17›
  19. 19. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹18›
  20. 20. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Use sensor data. ‹16›
  21. 21. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. ‹21›
  22. 22. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. “Gathering and analyzing data to improve our customers' operations is no longer a futuristic concept, but a real process underway today, and growing in magnitude.” - David Joyce, president & CEO, GE Aviation ‹22›
  23. 23. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Rethink testing ‹13›
  24. 24. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. App Distribution as a service • Iterative release cycles • Over-the-air download • Cross-platform support DOWNLOAD TODAY
  26. 26. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Pivotal Portfolio ‹23›
  27. 27. © Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. Pivotal’s Full Approach Pivotal Mobile Services ‹24›
  28. 28. ‹#›© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved.© Copyright 2014 Pivotal. All rights reserved. DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC GET THE TIP SHEET More insider tips on mobile app development… READ THE BLOG POST

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