Process On Demand
July 10th 2008 was a watershed date in personal computing. On this date Apple launched the App Store marking the first time that software applications could be purchased and installed onto a mobile device without having to sync with a PC or laptop. The App Store, launched with 552 applications, has now over 1 million apps. However the launch of the App store was not only a key moment for personal computing but as we will see this event has also triggered fundamental changes in enterprise computing as well.
This paper explores the growth in enterprise business applications and looks in depth at the emergence of on demand process applications. We will see that business processes are not immune to this revolution in enterprise IT and that the bring your own, post PC generation of employees are also driving changes in how future business processes will be acquired and executed.