Arthur Cole at IT Business Edge expands on Michael's Forbes article discussing how consumer apps aren't built for the complexities of the enterprise. Aspects such as security, control, and the more human elements of support and change management have to be taken into account.
But there is a danger to applying the consumer mindset to the business world, says Lua CEO Michael DeFranco: Most consumer apps simply are not capable of dealing with the complexities of the business world... As a rule, the consumer apps do not provide the security or control that large organizations require. Adding this kind of functionality to basic services like storage and scheduling increases complexity and, alas, diminishes performance.
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