Smart Apps are the fuel for growth in 2013 says Forrester

Nicklas Andersson.

recent article in TechCrunch highlighted some of the key findings in the Forrester Research report "Global Tech Market Outlook 2013 to 2014".

This article is interesting reading for all of you who are thinking about employing Smart Apps in your organization. You are not alone and will get more and more company in the coming years.

Interestingly, the area of highest growth is in what Forrester cites as “other,” meaning embedded apps that are added to software, such as CRM or ERP solutions.

These kind of apps, other process applications, will grow 15% in 2013 according to Forrester.

Process applications, i.e. Smart Apps, enable companies to continuously improve their processes in a rapid and cost efficient manner, without having to undertake costly and complex ERP modification projects. It comes as no surprise that their adoption is on the rise.