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Adobe Leads the Way for Mobile App Development Platforms

Adobe, one of our Enterprise Partners, was recently recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms. 2016 marks the fourth year that Adobe has been honored with this recognition.
Gartner evaluated 17 vendors on a wide range of criteria, including cross-platform development, ability to deploy and manage apps across the lifecycle, ability to support multiple architectures and standards, and proof of a solid understanding of IT requirements.
Additionally, Gartner reviewed vendors’ overall viability, innovation, execution, and track record across customer experiences.

Expanding Mobile App Landscape

There’s no question that the demand for mobile apps continues to grow exponentially. Approximately 95 billion apps were downloaded in the last year across iOS and Google Play, according to Apple and Google. And consider the 7.2 million people who downloaded Pokémon Go within the first week of its launch.
Aside from the gaming and virtual reality use cases, more organizations are developing mobile apps, and yet they’re challenged by the fragmented and complicated development environment.
Mobile app development is undergoing a similar evolution that website developers experienced 15 to 20 years ago. Instead of everything going through a webmaster when updates are needed, content and app updates now often fall on the dev team. This is a perfect case for when Adobe Experience Manager Mobile can help.

AEM Mobile + Perficient Digital

One of the key benefits of AEM Mobile is that you can produce, manage, and maintain mobile apps from one place without placing any burdens on your development team.
We recently got a first-hand look at AEM Mobile and put it to the test when Adobe hand-picked us to create a proof of concept that highlighted the solution’s capabilities for an industry vertical. Because of our expertise in healthcare, we used it to create a patient engagement app.
From start to finish, our team developed the app in five weeks – including the design, creative, front-end and back-end development. This is truly a testament of how AEM Mobile can reduce your time to market. Watch the video below to hear more about our story:

Congratulations to Adobe on this recognition from Gartner! We’re excited to continue working with them to build differentiating mobile experiences for our clients.
To learn more about our development expertise with AEM Mobile, download our latest insight.

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Stephanie Gallina, Senior Manager, Microsoft + CXC Partner Marketing

Stephanie has more than 15 years' experience in marketing communications, leading and executing marketing strategies for corporate and non-profit organizations. She elevates the awareness of relevant digital solution topics and thought leadership for Perficient.

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