According to research conducted by research firm, he points out that by the end of 2017 the market demand for mobile application development services for enterprises will grow at least five times faster than the ability of IT organizations to develop them. Sales of smart phones will exceed 2.1 billion units in 2019, a factor that will drive demand for high-performance, easy-to-use businesses. The rapid development, deployment and maintenance of corporate mobile applications will be an inexcusable challenge for businesses due to the growing demand for apps on the market.
DEMAND FOR MOBILE APPS FOR BUSINESSES WILL EXCEED DEVELOPMENT CAPACITY IN 2017
At present, companies that perform their job functions in digital environments use, on average, three different devices to carry out their daily tasks, a figure that will increase up to five or six devices when technologies such as wearable’s or Internet of Things are incorporated Mass form. “Many of these employees have the autonomy to choose the devices, the applications and in some case the processes that facilitate their work. This increases the pressure on developers to develop more applications in less time. “
The analysis reveals that half of the companies surveyed are planning to deploy 10 or more apps in that category over the next two years. Of course, research also point out that the departments of Information Technology companies are ill-equipped to cope with the demand in the field of mobile applications.
In particular, this problem of technological resources is attributed to budget cuts, infrastructure problems, technological fragmentation and a life cycle of workloads that are not mature. It is also forecast that the applications most demanded by companies in industries such as health, financial services, insurance and retail, are those related to the field of Business Relationship Management (CRM) focused on sales, marketing and services, productivity of employees and recruitment of clients.
Lastly, with respect to the market figures for enterprise mobile apps, it is expected to quadruple its investment in the coming years, from the current $ 72 billion to the $ 284 billion expected in 2019.