Consumers are using their mobile devices for just about everything, from health monitoring to games and even retail coupons. Enterprise tablet adoption is growing by 50 percent from year to year, and there’s no shortage of applications to make both business and life simpler.
Development efforts for mobile applications will outpace native PC development by a four-to-one ratio by 2015. Venture capitalists are jumping on board with mobile computing, shelling out $3 billion in investment funding in the first half of 2011 alone. Among app development trends, most are integrated with social networking and enterprise services.
Eighty percent of apps developed in 2012 have some type of social integration, while 75 percent are integrated with enterprise services such as Microsoft or Oracle. And mobile users are eating up this interactivity: Mobile apps outnumber traditional computers within a network two-to-one, and more than 85 billion apps have been downloaded. With enterprise integration combined with the increasingly common integration with cloud applications, mobile devices are rapidly becoming the most common way to connect with work. Not convinced your company needs a mobile app? We’ve compiled even more convincing mobile apps stats in this infographic.
This infographic was made by ClickSoftware field workforce management, the leading provider of field service and workforce management software and solutions.