Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Blog

SAP Really Can Be Simple and Seamless with Kinvey and Google Cloud Platform – Today

Tuesday May 24, 2016

Kinvey makes SAP SimpleFor most enterprises looking to mobilize SAP now, SAP requires that they undergo a migration to SAP HANA because the reality is most installed base systems were built for the web, not mobile. Kinvey’s new capability called Mobile Data Connect for SAP lets organizations get started building mobile apps on SAP systems today at a fraction of the cost and 100x the performance of what SAP can deliver now.

Cognitive Computing is Redefining the Insurance Customer Experience

Thursday May 19, 2016

Cognitive Computing in InsuranceThough digital experiences provide massive amounts of data that can uncover valuable patterns and insights to help insurers make better decisions about their customers, traditional analytics solutions struggle with the unstructured data and non-standardized semantics these digital channels provide. Cognitive computing will be the game changer that unlocks this potential. Through solutions that can understand natural language, learn and build knowledge, and communicate more naturally with customers than programmatic systems, organizations can create customer experiences that automatically engage with the customer, discover insights and understand customer needs, and make cost-effective, appropriate decisions for the customer.

Three lessons for the enterprise from Xamarin Evolve 2016

Monday May 9, 2016

Xamarin Evolve 2016We recently saw the fourth installment of the largest cross-platform mobile conference in the world, and the excitement in Orlando was palpable. Straight off the high of the Microsoft acquisition, over 1,500 developers, industry leaders, and Xamarin experts came together to discuss all things Xamarin and the future of mobile apps.

Kinvey Launches Xamarin 3.0 SDK Early Adopter Program

Wednesday Apr 27, 2016

Xamarin 3.0 SDKOur Xamarin 3.0 SDK Early Adopter Program is now open for registration. This new version of the SDK features enhanced offline operation and new flexible and granular data sync policies to support field service and other app use cases that lack good network connectivity for extended periods of time.

High Expectations, Impossible Deadlines: Building a Mobile Prototype…In One Month

Tuesday Apr 19, 2016

Venado TechnologiesA customer came to us in the middle of November and told us about an opportunity to show one of their business units how current mobile technologies could be used to solve a business problem quickly and efficiently. “No problem”, we said. “How fast do they need it?”, we asked. “Before the end of the year”, was the response!

Digital Transformation in Energy Management: Congratulations to Deepinder Singh

Monday Apr 18, 2016

Digital Transformation in Energy ManagementOn April 14th, Deepinder Singh, CEO of 75F received the Technology Inventor award at the Titans of Technology ceremony hosted by the The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. We congratulate Deepinder for this achievement. 75F has been customer of Kinvey’s since the beginning and we are proud to back such a Technology Titan driving digital transformation in the energy and utility field.

Announcing the HIPAA Compliant mBaaS on Google Cloud Platform

Monday Apr 4, 2016

Kinvey on Google Cloud PlatformToday we are excited to announce of a HIPAA compliant instance of Kinvey on Google Cloud Platform. With dramatic increase in mobile app usage by patients, physicians, and consumers, intense pressure for healthcare organizations to reduce costs while improving outcomes, and increased HIPAA regulatory oversight and fines, we’re seeing increasing demand for cloud-based mobile solutions. Our HIPAA compliant mBaaS was created to address these needs.

We’re Addressing the Missing Link in App Analytics with Operational Intelligence

Friday Feb 26, 2016

Operational IntelligenceThis week we announced the launch of our Operational Intelligence service for mobile apps, giving IT teams the actionable insights they need to deliver end-user support and report on end-to-end app performance and compliance. We’re extremely excited about this new addition to our platform – it provides a valuable service to our customers, but is also an industry first.

Shadow IT in 2016: It’s not a Problem, It’s a Reality

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016

Shadow ITI often see articles and hear customers talking about “shadow IT.” These conversations usually come in two flavors (sometimes both): bemoaning its existence, and figuring out ways to “cope” with it. I think that’s the wrong approach. There’s clearly something compelling, even necessary, about shadow IT if it’s such a widespread problem. To get to the root of the issue, let’s take a look at the problem from the eyes of a business owner, specifically one who needs to launch a mobile app and do it quickly.

The Right Things to Think About Before Migrating from Parse

Wednesday Feb 3, 2016

Kinvey Makes SharePoint Cloud-First and Mobile-FirstParse’s announcement that it is shutting down was a bitter day for all of us at Kinvey – Parse and Kinvey were the first two viable Backend as a Service platforms in 2011, and for the first two years of our existence, we fought head-to-head against them. Instead of just telling you “Hey, migrate to Kinvey,” we felt it was far more responsible for us to tell you why you should consider Kinvey (or any other service) as an option for your Parse apps.