BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apperian®, Inc., the leading platform for securing and managing enterprise mobile apps, announced today the company will be co-sponsoring AT&T's Public Safety Solutions and Emergency Preparedness Mobile Application Development "Hackathon." The hackathon will educate mobile application developers on the needs and concerns of the public safety community and will provide the tools and resources necessary to develop public safety mobile apps. Together, industry experts, public safety representatives and the developer community will encourage application development, resulting in solutions that will benefit the safety, protection and service of our communities.
"The creation and adoption of mobile apps across public safety departments can be crucial in a time of need," says Harvey Morrison, vice president of public sector sales at Apperian. "This hackathon is a step in the right direction for increasing adoption and extending mobility use-cases in a sector such as this one, where mobility's potential hasn't been recognized and can bring tremendous value."
At the event, Apperian will be powering the app store that developers will use to distribute the mobile applications. In addition, Apperian's crowd-sourcing and app rating capabilities will be used to help determine the "top apps" created by developers.
About the Event:
What: AT&T's Public Safety Solutions and Emergency Preparedness Mobile Application Development "Hackathon"
When: Friday, May 2, 20146:00 p.m. – Saturday, May 3, 201410:00 p.m.
Where: 1776 "The Penthouse" 1133 15th Street Washington, DC 20005
Who: Apperian, Google, McAfee and the Department of Homeland Security will be co-sponsoring this event. 150-200 attendees including mobile application developers, mobile security experts, public safety and first responders, government and mobile industry experts.
About Apperian Apperian is the industry pioneer for mobile application management and helps mobile enterprises deploy apps to their employees. The company's cloud-based platform offers a branded enterprise app catalog to users while providing a comprehensive management backend that helps IT professionals manage the full lifecycle of mobile apps and content. With a seamless user experience, Apperian protects and manages what matters most – the business apps and data – while driving the highest possible levels of app adoption. Leading enterprises are tapping Apperian to help them with enterprisemobility to get critical mobile apps in the hands of employees, contract workers and franchisees. The company has received numerous industry recognitions and was recently named one of the 'Top Places to Work' by the Boston Globe and one of the 'Top Private Companies' by AlwaysOn and OnMobile. Apperian was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Boston with teams throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
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