You probably don't think of your car as a developer platform, but Mike Rosack did. A few days after buying his Chevy Volt, Rosack started slowly mining his driving data. But he eventually revved up his efforts and created a community platform for drivers to track their own efficiency. Today more than 1,800 Volt owners compare stats with each other, jockeying for position on Rosack's Volt Stats leader board.
The rush to make everything mobile has generated new ways to do business, new ways to organize ourselves and new ways to communicate, but mobile apps aren't your father's mainframe, desktop or laptop applications.
Freezing and crashing issues lead to bad reviews frenzy. According to a survey by API company Apigee, 96 per cent of American app users have been rendered sufficiently enraged by their apps as to take to the web and post a strong-worded negative review.
A new report from API company Apigee indicates that app users get most frustrated when their app freezes or crashes, with 96% of these feeling irritated enough to write a bad review.
After having made its enterprise-level API management tools available for free only a few months ago, Palo Alto, CA-based Apigee today announced the public beta version its new Apigee Mobile Analytics software for developers. The software allows developers to identify and respond to problems with their mobile apps in real-time, and extends the company’s service offerings to now deliver end-to-end solutions from APIs to mobile analytics.
What’s happening: Palo Alto, California-based Apigee today announced a new API analytics platform that lets entrepreneurs identify and fix mobile app problems on the fly, before outages significantly impact user satisfaction.
There are thousands of apps out there, covering a wide variety of topics and representing an equally wide variety of makers. But what makes an app bad enough for users to give it a bad review?
In the new app economy, organizations no longer own all the data they need to make accurate business decisions. This loss of control requires data marketplaces and data syndication models that few enterprises are currently prepared for. Apigee’s Anant Jhingran looks at three important steps that companies need to take to succeed in the app economy. Traditional enterprise data sources — be they business systems or even the exhaust from corporate websites — represent the data that is typically captured by an enterprise for analytics and business insight. However, in the new world of APIs and the app economy, organizations no longer own, much less control, all the data they need to make accurate business decisions.