Can successfully migrating mobile apps transform an organisation? October 18th, 2018

Can successfully migrating mobile apps transform an organisation?
Migrating mobile apps to next-generation platforms is an essential process that many organisations will need to undergo to meet modern enterprise demands.

However, the move is often filled with complexity and businesses will likely turn to a trusted advisor to discuss the reasons for app migration, the process they need to go through, the choices they need to make and the ways to successfully navigate through the process.

There are many benefits to migrating apps to modern mobility platforms – transforming inefficient workflows and processes, boosting productivity, enhancing employee and customer experiences, as well as delivering real competitive advantage and increased ROI.

These benefits apply to all industries, from retail to transportation and logistics to manufacturing and healthcare. Equipping employees with the same technology their customers have on their smartphones can be critical in maintaining relevance. Modern mobile technology is essential for all facets of the supply chain from the production line to the warehouse, to delivery and the store floor.

The workforce mobility revolution enables businesses to re-evaluate what is possible from a business process and workflow standpoint and redefine their applications to harness the benefits.

But there is no one-size-fits-all route. Solutions that take into consideration the types of apps, operating systems, tools and services available are what enterprises need to migrate their app portfolios effectively.

BlueStar offers Zebra solutions that maximise the opportunities presented by industry change and offer products and services to help enterprises migrate their mobile applications in the best way for their organisation.

By leveraging Zebra’s application migration solutions and services, businesses can get legacy applications running quickly and smoothly on modern systems without having to integrate with backend systems. This allows businesses to take advantage of new hardware capabilities and improve the workflow and user experience.

Zebra offers:

  • Strategic services – analysing application portfolios and building a strategy to migrate apps in a cost-effect and efficient way
  • TE App migration services – Zebra’s TE Migration service can move TE apps to Android devices quick and inexpensively
  • Migration of native Windows Mobile applications - Legacy compact framework (CF) applications built for Windows CE/Mobile can quickly (typically in less than a month) migrate to modern Android platforms without modifying them using our OS agnostic CF Migration service.
  • Migration of web-based applications - Zebra’s Enterprise Browser is an OS-agnostic mobile application development tool that allows developers to seamlessly integrate the native peripherals of a device into web-based apps
  • UI services
  • Learning support

For more information on how Zebra can help modernise businesses through successful app migration, read the full whitepaper here. 


Samantha is BlueStar's Digital Media Specialist, and the primary contributing writer for VartechNation. Previously, she has worked as a Public Relations Associate and a Social Media Manager.