Monday, July 25, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of July 25, 2011

In the course of my daily research on subjects related to enterprise mobility I find charts that depict the current and future status of the market.  It occurred to me that these charts might also be useful to others, so I am going to collect these charts, include links to the original source, and then publish them in a new weekly blog article called Mobile Charts Weekly.  I hope you find this useful.



According to research firm iSuppli, 2011 will be a great year for popular mobile app stores.  The study found that Apple, Google, RIM, and Nokia will see a significant rise in app sales.  In 2010 these companies sold $2.1 billion in mobile apps, and by the end of this year it is estimated that over $3.8 billion in apps will be sold.  Read Original Content





Earlier this month Apple announced that since opening its App Store, over 15 billion iPhone, iPad and iPod apps have been downloaded. Within the past three years over $2.5 billion has been paid to app developers and there are currently over 450,000 total apps available.  Read Original Content





According to a new study by Flurry Analytics, the average time spent on mobile apps has surpassed the time spent on regular websites either while on computers or mobile devices.  In June 2010, 64 minutes per day were spent on the web and 43 minutes were spent on mobile apps.  That number has since changed and during June of 2011 some 74 minutes per day were spent on the web and 81 minutes were dedicated to mobile apps.  Read Original Content




A recent report by Aite Group focused on the growth of mobile payments in the United States.  The report found that since 2009 the gross dollar volume of mobile payments has risen sharply and is expected to reach $214 billion by 2015.  Read Original Content


Recent Articles by Kevin Benedict

Enterprise Mobility Exchange - Las Vegas in November
Mobile Expert Video Series: ClickSoftware's Uri Pintov
Mobile Expert Video Series: Electrix's Jeff Morgan
What Can HTML5 Offer Mobile Developers?
Mobile Expert Video Series: ETSA Utility's Grant Roach

Upcoming Events

Critical Requirements for Mobile App Development:  Agility and Speed Strategy, Process, and Tools to Accelerate Mobile Development, July 21, 2011
Mobile Tablet Trends in the Enterprise featuring Samsung Mobile - July 28, 2011

Whitepapers of Note

The Business Benefits of Mobile Adoption with SAP Systems
ClickSoftware Mobility Suite and Sybase Mobility Solution
Mobile Adoption Among Gas and Electric Utilities
Mobile Adoption in Life Sciences
Mobile Adoption in Oil and Gas
Networked Field Services

Recorded Webinars of Note

3 Critical Considerations for Embracing Mobile CRM
The Future of Enterprise Mobility
The Latest m-Business Trends and How the Onslaught of Mobile Devices Affects Development Strategies
The Real-Time Mobile Enterprise:  The Benefits of Rapid, Easy Access
Syclo and SAP Deliver Mobile Apps on Sybase Unwired Platform

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.