Six Beyond-the-Headlines Lessons and Recommendations from the Appcelerator/IDC 3Q14 Mobile Trends Report
This IDC Insight covers six "beyond the headlines" essential takeaways, lessons, and prescriptions gleaned from the latest and most comprehensive survey in this ongoing series.
From August 27 to September 10, 2014, Appcelerator and IDC surveyed 8,010 mobile developers and 121 senior IT decision makers to get their take on the state of mobility and the mobile readiness of their organizations.
We added a survey of IT decision makers for the first time in this long-running semiannual process with a view to comparing both groups' thinking in key areas. The public report, entitled IT Disconnect: Developers and Decision Makers Disagree Over IT's Role, Relevance in Mobile, conveys the magnitude and frequency of instances where the world views of the two populations diverged.
The ITDM-developer disconnect is the survey's loudest, clearest takeaway, but it's not the only one. Our survey covered a number of current trends and events ranging from IoT and wearable opportunities to the Apple-IBM partnership that also yielded insightful results.
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