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The Hidden Cost of Mobile Platform Migrations

A recent article, “New York City cops will replace their 36,000 Windows phones with iPhones”  highlighted an important point that must be considered any time an organization, public or private, government or commercial, decides to upgrade their mobile infrastructure – it’s no longer just about the hardware when it comes to planning for the future.

The NYPD has decided to use the end of life of Windows Phone 8.1 as their compelling event to transition their 36,000 phones to iPhones.  It requires a look back to understand why the NYPD is in the situation it is.

The NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner for IT stated “Three years ago we made the decision to bring mobility to the NYPD. At that time, neither iOS nor Android phones allowed us to cost-effectively utilize prior investment in custom Windows applications.”

That quote itself highlights a major consideration for every organization looking to make a significant investment in their field force – how can you effectively plan for future application needs, independent of hardware? You can’t really, unless your application strategy itself is cross-platform from the outset.
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Why Most Enterprise Mobility Projects Fail

Few people recognize how important selecting the right mobile architecture and platform can be to their overall success. Deploying a mobility project is no easy task, and can be a distraction from your core business if not managed properly. For those businesses looking to do it for the first time, going mobile is seen as even more of a high-risk, high-reward situation internally.

Mobility projects, if done well, can help business operations run more efficiently throughout the organization wherever employees need to work, especially those with large field teams who engage regularly with customers. Yet there are projects that fail and some that don’t even launch before they fail. Why? Continue reading

MobileFrame added to the 2017 Gartner MADP Report – New Report Just Released

We’re excited to announce that MobileFrame has been recognized in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). This is truly an honor, and a great validation of our trailblazing technology. We continue to strive for unparalleled excellence in the work we do for clients seeking an unmatched enterprise mobility experience.

 

We feel this recognition is a significant milestone and believe it validates MobileFrame’s incredible track record of customer success, led by innovative technology that allows mobile applications to be deployed in lightning fast speed.

 

Gartner states that, “if you don’t already use a MADP, evaluate and deploy one as a cornerstone product supporting your mobile development strategy, especially if your organization is starting to develop and deploy mobile apps at high volume (for example, more than six apps per year).” Continue reading

ElectriCom Chooses MobileFrame for Better Business Insights

Leading Construction Contracting Firm Chooses Comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Platform to Enable Real-Time Business Decisions from the Field.

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Performance Contracting Group selects MobileFrame as their Enterprise Mobile Solution

Performance Contracting GroupMobileFrame, the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that Performance Contracting Group (PCG) has selected MobileFrame as their mobility platform standard across the enterprise.

Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contracting companies in the United States. PCG is a large commercial construction company with roughly 7,000 employees based in over 50 offices across the country. The company provides a wide range of quality services and products to the industrial, commercial and non-residential markets.

PCG wanted to find a way to eliminate paper data collection in the field and manual data entry in the office. The company calculated the number of hours spent every year on manually entering time card data into their labor contract system and knew there had to be a better way. They knew that eliminating the manual data entry for this task alone would result in a significant return on investment.

After researching a number of enterprise mobile application development platform companies, PCG concluded that MobileFrame was the only vendor that could fully meet their requirements. MobileFrame software allows customers to deploy custom applications across all major operating systems and all devices with no coding required, which made PCG’s vendor decision easy and clear cut. MobileFrame allows the PCG team to design and deploy applications in a fraction of the time it would take with traditional custom coding tools. Continue reading

MobileFrame Announces Release of Version 6.0 of their Code-free mobile ERP Platform

MobileFrame, the only 100% code-free enterprise class mobile ERP platform, announces the release of version 6.0 that enables customers to deploy and manage sophisticated native, web or hybrid applications across iOS, Android and Windows based operating systems. Powered by MobileFrame’s patented, code- free “write once, deploy anywhere” mobile ERP platform approach, enterprises can design, build, configure, test and manage custom apps across the enterprise from a single platform with no coding required.  Every feature required for a successful enterprise class deployment is built-in, including mobile application development, device management, project administration, GPS tracking, robust synchronization and military grade security.  horizontal-devices-alt

With version 6.0 of MobileFrame the core components have been completely redesigned and a series of groundbreaking new features have been added including: Continue reading

Do you have a 360 Degree View of your DSD Data?

Gain Insight, Empower Customers, and Outperform your Competitors

Running a dynamic DSD field force is complex. Today’s DSD applications must allow companies to quickly react to marketplace changes, customer demands and new regulatory policies. With this fast pace of change, customers simply have to be nimble and they need the power to make changes to their DSD apps as soon as the market dictates it. The ability to make changes to apps with no custom coding and to deploy those changes to the field is how a well run DSD business should operate. Legacy apps require customers to go to the vendor to request changes, but this strategy does not allow for speed to market.

Another huge factor in a successful DSD operation is to give management instant access to data as soon as its collected in the field. Most companies have not yet implemented the technology to make data readily available to their management; these enterprises are operating with large blind spots, making it harder for management to take advantage of new opportunities in a fast-paced business climate. The solution to the problem is real-time web portals. Continue reading

T.D. Williamson Selects MobileFrame’s Mobile Application Platform to Track their Assets Worldwide

Los Gatos, CA (October 22, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to create custom enterprise mobile apps, announces that T.D. Williamson (TDW) has chosen to standardize on MobileFrame for their mobile applications across the company.

TDW keeps onshore and offshore pipelines operating safely and flowing freely. As the world’s leading pipeline equipment and services provider, TDW designs, manufactures, and maintains oil field machinery and systems including pipeline pigging (scraping), gas leak detection, pipeline inspection, plugging, tapping, valve and clamp, and cathodic protection equipment. The company also offers general pipeline, training, turnkey, and repair services. Continue reading

Horizon-Bradco is Prepared for Success with MobileFrame’s Field Service Applications

Los Gatos, CA (September 28, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to develop custom enterprise mobile apps, announces that Horizon-Bradco has chosen MobileFrame to automate their work order scheduling and dispatch.

Founded in 1987, Horizon-Bradco specializes in selling and maintaining the highest quality commercial and industrial food preparation equipment to supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, bakeries and institutional operations along the eastern seaboard. Prior to implementing the MobileFrame solution, Horizon-Bradco was doing these work orders on pen and paper. They found this to be time-consuming and inefficient. Continue reading

Corpac Steel Tracks their Inventory with MobileFrame

Los Gatos, CA (September 25, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to develop custom enterprise mobile apps, announces that Corpac Steel has selected their Inventory Tracking Application.

Corpac is a global supplier and trader of pipe and steel products and services, specializing in line pipe, standard pipe, OCTG, Conduit and structural products. They receive pipe from their fabricators and need to know what pipe was received and the associated information about that pipe. Prior to implementing MobileFrame, Corpac was collecting this inventory data with pen and paper. Corpac Steel knew that keeping track of assets and inventory is necessary to ensure timely maintenance and proper supply, but tracking so many varied assets and items on paper presented a lot of challenges. With a paper-based system, the data error rate is high due to the amount of data collected on a variety of paper forms. They found this process to be time consuming and inefficient, and knew it was time for a change. Continue reading