As I said in the initial article SUP is a Mobile Enterprise Application
Platform (MEAP), which in my opinion and also of folks like Gartner, is the
only way forward in multiple application mobilization and multiple device
support. SUP abstracts the data access and Business Logic into Mobile
Business Objects (MBO's) that take care of accessing, updating and deleting
back end data. That data could be from files, corporate RDMS and other 3rd
party systems such as SAP. If you are on LinkedIn and interested in MEAPs be
sure to join the Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms group and take part
in the discussions.
Below is a high level architecture diagram of Sybase's MEAP the Sybase
I can hear you all now... 'But what application was project going to build?
What I decided to code was something that was created four years ago in
Sybase PocketBuilder c... (more)
Internet Services Deals Blog
The iPhone is a fun little gadget and great for staying connected, but did
you realize that it has incredible potential as a productivity tool? That’s
right, the iPhone has the power to supercharge everything from your e-mail to
your parking space. Read on to see how it can be done.
Use your iPhone as a handy personal planner.
Create to do lists in your notes: Use your iPhone’s note app as a simple to
do list. Whiteboard capture: Your iPhone’s camera works well enough to
capture most whiteboards, so you can save notes and share them with o... (more)
iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer
Driven by the phenomenal success of the iPhone and the App Store, smartphone
app usage is finally taking off in the enterprise. Yet many developers are
still uncertain about how to create a great user experience for
information-intensive business apps on smartphones.
One approach is to examine instructive failures - that's to say, mobile sites
that are disastrous for one reason or another. In a 45-minute breakout
session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009,
at the Santa Clara Convention Center in conjunction with S... (more)
PBDJ Blog on Ulitzer
I am always on the lookout for proof points to my thoughts on Enterprise
Mobility and I was happy to find a great piece of coverage from Eric Lai of
ComputerWorld that appeared last week.
He wrote a Q&A with John Chen and was able to share some great insight, with
regard to Sybase and iPhone in the Enterprise.
John also shared his thoughts on the future of the “Unwired Enterprise”.
Check out Eric's article here.
PBDJ News Desk
PowerBuilder Developer's Journal - CIO Insight Editor in Chief Brian P.
Watson posted on Tuesday an exclusive interview with Sybase CIO Jim Swartz.
"Sybase has made a major transition to become a mobility software provider.
But beyond boosting the company's core offerings, CIO Jim Swartz is looking
heavily at cloud computing, SaaS and maximizing the potential of the
Entitled Sybase's CIO on Cloud Computing, Mobility, the interview can be
Adobe should cut its losses with Apple and target its flagship Flash Player
at telecoms carriers, independent analyst Ovum has claimed in a new report*.
With the spat over Apple's refusal to support the Adobe Flash technology on
its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices continuing to generate column inches,
Ovum believes it is time for Adobe to turn the tables by courting new
sponsors of its technology in the shape of telecoms operators.
The report states that Adobe and telecoms carriers are faced with similar
threats and share similar goals in relation to value-added applications an... (more)