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Best Practices in Smartphone App Development

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Driven by the phenomenal success of the iPhone and the App Store, smartphone app usage is finally taking off in the enterprise and it is time for it to do the same in Government organizations. Many developers are still uncertain about how to create a great user experience for data-intensive business apps on smartphones but attendees will learn how to mobilize resources such as

In this session, attendees will learn general principles of creating compelling smartphone apps (for the iPhone, DROID, BlackBerry and other devices). For each principle they will see example of flagrant violations among existing apps on the iPhone App Store creating a bad user experience. Attendees will then learn how to create an app that follows the best practices and guidelines, driving user adoption and customer satisfaction. Development techniques that help ensure following best practices will be highlighted.

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Adam Blum


Adam Blum is CEO of Rhomobile, the open mobile framework company, and a seasoned speaker. He is a longtime CTO/VP of Engineering of several successful startups in the web services and mobile spaces (Commerce One, Systinet, Good, Mobio). He is also an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon and advisor to several other
software companies.

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