Develop Enterprise Mobile Applications With Realistic and Relevant Performance

Leverage web technologies to build better performing mobile applications that end users will actually use.


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Your Challenge

  • Developers are time-constrained when building mobile apps, which results in poor performance from the very beginning.
  • Developers lack the expertise, processes, and proper tools to effectively enhance applications for mobile performance.
  • Underperforming mobile applications can cause your employees to be unproductive and unsatisfied, limiting uptake.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • CEOs see mobile for employees as their top mandate for upcoming technology innovation initiatives.
  • Organizations are looking to go beyond current development practices to provide better performing mobile applications that end users can be productive with.
  • Enable your developers with the 11 key optimization techniques from Info-Tech’s development toolkit.

Impact and Result

  • Create a repeatable process for your developers to continually evaluate and optimize mobile application performance.
  • Build capabilities within your team based on Info-Tech’s framework.
  • Support ongoing usability and performance improvements through monitoring and metric analysis.

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Start here – read the Executive Brief

Read our concise Executive Brief to find out why you should improve the performance of your mobile applications, review Info-Tech’s methodology, and understand the four ways we can support you in completing this project.

  1. Understand the challenges & opportunities that exist with optimizing mobile performance

    Determine the current mobile development process.

  2. Use optimization techniques to improve mobile web application performance

    Incorporate the various optimization techniques to current development practices to improve the performance of the entire mobile stack.

  3. Test and monitor enterprise mobile web applications as part of continuous improvement

    Test, measure, and monitor mobile apps for future performance optimization.

Guided Implementation icon Guided Implementation

This guided implementation is a five call advisory process.

    Guided Implementation #1 - Understand the challenges & opportunities that exist with optimizing mobile performance

  • Call #1: Understand the challenges & benefits of a mobile performance initiative

  • Guided Implementation #2 - Use optimization techniques to improve mobile web application performance

  • Call #1: Optimize critical rendering path performance

  • Call #2: Optimize mid-tier and backend performance

  • Call #3: Optimize network performance

  • Guided Implementation #3 - Test and monitor your mobile apps as part of continuous improvement

  • Call #1: Develop a process to test and monitor your enterprise mobile web applications as part of continuous improvement

Onsite Workshop

Module 1: Understand the Challenges & Opportunities That Exist With Optimizing Mobile Performance

The Purpose

  • Identification of current mobile development process.
  • Identification of core metrics to measure mobile performance as it relates to the business.
  • Identification of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of mobile development practices.
  • Identification of areas of mobile development where performance needs to be improved.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Key opportunity areas where a performance optimization initiative can provide tangible benefits.
  • Established business metrics to measure the success of the project.
  • Identification of current dev capabilities and new optimization techniques that need to be applied.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Document your current mobile development process
  • Current State Mobile Development Visual SOP
1.2 Conduct a SWOT analysis
1.3 Establish business metrics for measuring the value of the project
1.4 Conduct a high level assessment of the current development techniques

Module 2: Use Optimization Techniques to Improve Mobile Web Application Performance

The Purpose

  • Discovery of performance optimization techniques to apply to current development practices.
  • Identification of mobile application architecture.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Areas in frontend code that can be optimized for better performance.
  • Areas in mid-tier, backend, and network layers that can be optimized for better performance.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Determine current mobile web app performance
2.2 Identify areas in your frontend code that can be optimized for a quicker first time to render
2.3 Determine the appropriate format for your image resources
2.4 Determine the post-optimized performance of your mobile web app at the frontend
2.5 Determine the current mobile web app performance at the mid-tier and backend layers
2.6 Document the application architecture to determine where asynchronous code is needed for your mobile web app
  • Systems architecture
2.7 Develop a cache policy process for your mobile web application
2.8 Document your target state mobile development process with regards to performance optimization techniques
  • Target State Mobile Development Visual SOP

Module 3: Test and Monitor Your Enterprise Mobile Web Applications as Part of Continuous Improvement

The Purpose

  • Identification of key areas to consider for performance and load testing.
  • Identification of approaches to mobile application monitoring.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Development of performance test plan

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Create a performance test plan for your mobile web apps
  • Performance Test Plan

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Published: April 22, 2015
Last Revised: July 24, 2015

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