mobile application

16
Sep

AXUG Summit 2016 – NEW Mobility Sessions

Merit Solutions is proud to be leading the NEW Mobility Track at AXUG Summit 2016.

The mobility track is meant to inform AXUG, GPUG, NAVUG, and CRMUG Summit attendees about enterprise mobility projects, development methodologies and platforms, benefits, and user roundtables.

We hope you can join our team in any of the following sessions:

Developing Cross Platform Mobile
Applications Using Xamarin

Wednesday, October 12
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Room: Meeting 11

Mobility Roundtable
Wednesday, October 12
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Room: Meeting 12

Issues to Consider When Developing
a Mobile Strategy

Thursday, October 13
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Stanley Steemer Case Study: Using Mobility
to “Future Proof” Business

Thursday, October 13
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Room: Meeting 11

A Best Practices Approach to Mobile Application Development
Friday, October 14
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Room: Meeting 13

Bringing ERP Features to Mobile using
Windows 10 Universal Apps

Friday, October 14
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Room: Meeting 11

16
Mar

App (In)Security: A Hidden Threat

The mobile apps you use every day are an amazing tool that keep you productive and engaged with your work. They can also be a massive security threat. The risk mobile apps represent isn’t necessarily from malware or viruses; much of the time, user behavior is the bigger problem. Read on to learn about some of the greatest risks connected to mobile apps and how you can protect your company from them.

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11
Mar

Factoring in Legacy Software: App Re-factoring

Like many businesses, yours is running legacy software applications. And those legacy applications might not work very well on mobile devices. That creates a problem, because mobile devices and software applications are productivity drivers. You can’t get very much done if the app you need doesn’t function properly on your smartphone or tablet.

That’s why app re-factoring has become an important concept in the mobile technology space. App-refactoring transforms a desktop software application into an app ready for mobile device consumption. This technique allows mobile device users to utilize a legacy application without being tied to a desktop or a laptop.

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9
Mar

What You Need to Know about In-App Analytics

Do you know why your app isn’t working? You would have the answer to that question if you were using in-app analytics. As the name implies, in-app analytics are built into mobile applications. They provide developers with valuable information, such as why an app is malfunctioning, which features users love, and which features they completely ignore. In-app analytics are frequently becoming a part of enterprise apps. Read on to learn why you should consider implementing them.

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23
Nov

How Many Users Un-installed Your App Recently?

How often is your app being un-installed from users’ mobile devices? If the answer is, “Almost never, we’ve got a great app,” then you’re doing something right, and you can stop reading right now. However, if the answer is, “Users are definitely un-installing it more often than we would like,” then you’re most certainly not alone. And you should absolutely keep reading to learn why users are un-installing your app and what you can do to change that.

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28
Sep

Mobile Application Management Matters. Here’s Why

Mobile device management has gotten its fair share of media coverage and shelf space. That makes sense “ devices are important, and they should be protected and properly managed. However, when it comes to mobile devices, the device itself isn’t the only thing that matters. Applications (as well as their security) are vital to the way an enterprise functions. Read on to learn why it’s crucial to implement a mobile application management (MAM) solution.

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21
Sep

Going Native or Hybrid? The Case for Each

How can you effectively connect to your customers? One of the most effective tools is a mobile application. Great, you say. All I have to do is create a mobile app, and clients will beat a path to my door! Before you start hunting for a developer, you must decide whether you want to develop a hybrid or native app. Read on to learn about the difference between the two types, and which will be best for your business.

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15
Sep

FluentValidation with Dependency Injection and Inheritance for Xamarin Forms Mobile Application Validation

FluentValidation is a small validation library for .NET that uses a fluent interface and lambda expressions for building validation rules. Since input validation is important part of mobile applications, this library comes really handy as it is easy to setup and use. When developing for multiple platforms using Xamarin Forms it is desirable to have one validation codebase that could be used seamlessly for input validation on each platform.

Fluent validation is available through Nuget. We will add the package to one of our PCL projects.

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21
Aug

Mobility and e-Commerce: Perfect Together

Does your company have separate teams for digital marketing and branding as well as for e-Commerce? If it does, it joins the ranks of many other firms who rely on the exact same arrangement. However, just because it’s a common situation doesn’t mean that it’s the best idea.

Why is it a good idea to combine the digital marketing and branding department with the division that handles e-Commerce? They perform two completely separate activities, right? Actually, marketing, branding, and e-Commerce dovetail quite nicely. So, it makes sense that they should be working closely.

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14
Aug

What Are the Two Things That Protect Your Mobile Network?

What if you could prevent threats from destroying your network? You would jump at the chance to keep one of your most important assets safe, wouldn’t you? There are many IT professionals who understand the necessity of protecting their computer networks. However, it might not occur to them that they need to shield their mobile networks, too.

When it comes to mobile network protection, there are two components: technological and human. Read on to learn how these complementary factors are vital to safeguarding mobile networks.

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