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How low code development tools can help small businesses launch their apps

Over half of small businesses owned by millennials - born in the early 1980s - have developed a mobile app, but only 13 per cent of small businesses owned by baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) have, according to a recent survey from research by ratings and review firm Clutch. The report also finds that nearly half (42 per cent) of small businesses currently have a mobile app and 30 per cent plan to build one in the future... See Full Article

How companies create mobile apps that look just as good on smart watches as desktops
with low code tools

One of the big challenges in mobile app development is creating professional looking apps for multiple devices. While app development tools have accelerated the process of app building, developers are often forced to use a template or structure. This results in apps not looking right on different devices or looking like the Toolset, rather than the polished and professionally branded apps the company wanted to create.       See Full Article

How businesses can benefit from mobile apps and develop them without needing coding skills

Small businesses can get ahead by launching mobile businesses apps. Malcolm Carroll, Director of Bluefinity discusses the benefits of mobile apps and how low code development tools are helping companies develop apps quickly, easily and cost-effectively. See Full Article

How CEOs can use citizen developers to speed up business app development

According to analyst firm App Annie, the global mobile app economy will be worth $6.3 trillion by 2021, a 380% jump from the $1.3 trillion app market in 2016. During this same time frame, the user base will almost double from 3.4 billion people using apps to 6.3 billion, while the time spent in apps will grow to 3.5 trillion hours in 2021, up from 1.6 trillion in 2016
While many CEOs want to develop apps to improve their business operations, many are struggling because of the shortage of skilled developers...... See Full Article

Reasons to consider low code development in 2018

A recent survey of IT leaders from analysts Forrester estimated that the low code development market will be worth $15 billion by 2020, highlighting that low-code development platforms speed up application delivery, dramatically improving the ability of the IT departments to respond to business demands.
One of the key areas of use will be in the development of mobile apps. By the end of 2018 its estimated 84% of the world population will be using mobile technology. Developing and deploying the right business apps will ensure companies become more efficient and profitable.... See Full Article

Why you should consider low code development platforms this year

A recent survey of IT leaders from analysts Forrester estimated that the low code development market will be worth $15 billion by 2020, highlighting that low-code development platforms speed up application delivery, dramatically improving the ability of the IT departments to respond to business demands.
One of the key areas of use will be in the development of mobile apps. By the end of 2018 its estimated 84% of the world population will be using mobile technology. Developing and deploying the right business apps will ensure companies become more efficient and profitable........ See Full Article

A Client Story - Enteruptors and Evoke from Blue Finity

Written by Elkie Holland     In the past, I have been asked “Do you know anyone using Evoke – a rapid business app development platform ?”. At that time I didn’t but now my answer is “Yes, Enteruptors are”.
Here’s a short Q&A with David Jordan, CEO, Enteruptors, about their choices and experiences with Evoke from BlueFinity....... See Full Article

Groware eases inventory management challenges for nursery owners and growers by launching mobile apps using Bluefinity's rapid app platform Evoke

Groware, one of Canada's leading providers of software for the grower and nursery markets, has partnered with global IT company Bluefinity International to create mobile app versions of its inventory management software, which is already improving inventory management for its customers.
Using Bluefinity International's rapid app development platform, Evoke, Groware has developed beta mobile apps to help its customers ease inventory management challenges by allowing them to stock take accurately, plan their crops and manage their business more effectively...... See Full Article

How to overcome the skills crisis in app development

Juniper Research forecasts that total revenues from mobile apps are on track to reach $99 billion by 2019. However, many predict that the skills crisis in mobile app development could hinder this growth as demand for skills is outstripping capabilities in many organisations. Robert Half, a leading UK IT recruitment firm, recently claimed that increased demand for mobile apps has made it harder for companies to recruit candidates with mobile app development skills. Candidates are in short supply because good app developers need both technical skills and softer business skills - an elusive combination.
Technically, mobile app developers need experience in app development across the major platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone). They also require experience of coding with Mobile Frameworks such as Xcode, Android SDK, and or Windows Phone App Studio. Experience of mobile and web development languages and mobile app frameworks is also important..... See Full Article

Are Low Code Development Tools The Key To Solving The Mobile App Development Skills Crisis?

Mobile apps are an essential part of business today. By the end of 2018 it's estimated 84% of the world population will be using mobile technology and Juniper Research forecasts that total revenues from mobile apps are on track to reach $99 billion by 2019.
However, the skills crisis in mobile app development could jeopardise this growth as demand is outstripping capabilities in many organisations.... See Full Article

How To Create Professional Looking Apps For Every Device From Smart Watches To Desktops

The demand for business apps is rocketing. While developing and deploying the right business apps can help companies become more efficient and profitable, apps need to look professional on every device, from desktops to smart watches and this is proving a major challenge for the industry... Evoke offers users a single design structure that enables companies to quickly build user interfaces, define and manage data from different databases, and at every step, there is guidance and business logic available to help them...
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Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity

To date, the creation and implementation of quality and high functionality apps has been considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Many companies have been deterred because of concerns about the speed and cost of development, how to cope with multiple device types, the integration with different databases or existing systems, changing business requirements and technology, and how to ensure growth potential and flexibility in to the future. [...] BlueFinity International has provided a solution with the release of Evoke, a new Rapid Business App Development platform. Evoke delivers web, hybrid and native apps that integrate with all major SQL and MultiValue databases and can be deployed across multiple devices and platforms... See Full Article

New 'out of the box' app for timesheets and expenses from Bluefinity to reduce administrative headaches for HR teams and recruiters

Many businesses need to collect expense forms and timesheets from their employees and contractors. Yet this mundane task can mean painful paper processing for HR teams and recruitment firms involving hours checking all receipts are included, chasing late submissions and sorting out incorrectly filled in timesheets. The issue of filling in timesheets and expense forms is also one of the main complaints from consultants who claim there's not enough time to even complete a timesheet! But, administrative headaches can be resigned to the past thanks to a new 'out of the box' app for expenses and timesheets launched by Bluefinity as part of its rapid app development platform, Evoke....
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How To Speed Up Business App Development

...developing quality and high functionality apps is often considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Additional challenges include getting apps to work across multiple device types and different operating systems and overcoming back-end integration issues.
Such challenges are slowing the rate of app development. Gartner recently reported that more than a quarter of enterprises globally, have not built, customised or virtualised any mobile apps in the last 12 months. Here are some of the top challenges involved in business app development...
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BlueFinity's Evoke Solves Web app browser caching issues

Ever since web apps have been deployed to users there has been the frustrating issue that browsers use cached web assets. [...] all Evoke apps have automatic cache updating, across all platforms, when a new version of an Evoke built app is deployed.
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Overcoming Business App Development Challenges

Demand for mobile business apps has never been higher. As smartphone and tablet adoption continues to grow rapidly, business owners are realising a mobile presence is a necessity. Apps can help businesses streamline their processes, better engage customers and reach new ones...
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Solutions4Strategy uses Evoke to drive international expansion

Solutions4strategy a leading provider of innovative software and consultancy services serving the Australian, UK and US markets has used Evoke, a new Rapid Business App Development platform, to launch a series of business apps that is helping drive its international business expansion.
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Rapid App Development

To date, the creation and implementation of quality and high functionality apps has been considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Many companies have been deterred because of concerns about the speed and cost of development, how to cope with multiple device types, the integration with different databases or existing systems, changing business requirements and technology; and how to ensure growth potential and flexibility in to the future.
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Top tips for building an app

Developing and deploying the right business apps are a proven way of helping companies become more efficient and profitable. [...]. Evoke is a cost-effective product that delivers web, hybrid and native apps, it integrates with all major SQL and MultiValue databases and can be deployed across multiple devices and platforms, all from a single design project.
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BlueFinity annouces a new generation Rapid App Development platform for Business

Developing and deploying the right business apps are a proven way of helping companies become more efficient and profitable. [..]. Evoke is a cost-effective product that delivers web, hybrid and native apps, it integrates with all major SQL and MultiValue databases and can be deployed across multiple devices and platforms, all from a single design project.
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BlueFinity announces a new generation Rapid App Development Platform for SQL and MultiValue

BlueFinity announces the formal release of Evoke and summaries the key functions now in use by initial customers on multiple continents.

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