PRAGUE, Czech Republic – June 7, 2017 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), the market leader in mobile computers, scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility solutions, announced today that its seventh European AppForum will be held from the 14 - 16 of June at Andel’s by Vienna House in Prague, Czech Republic.
Recognizing the increasing importance of developers and technical architects in the creation of enterprise solutions, Zebra Technologies held its first AppForum series in 2010 and since then, the forum has become a ‘must-attend’ event for developers across Europe who specialize in the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based applications and enterprise mobility. To date, over two thousand developers have attended AppForum events in the Americas, Europe, China and Australia.
- For the first time, Zebra is this year extending the format and content streams beyond developers to include technology leaders such as Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Experts to join the discussion. Tech leaders and developers attending AppForum 2017 will be provided an extensive range of interactive sessions including thought-provoking keynotes, panel discussions, developer mini-hacks, demo bars, and networking opportunities with thought leaders.
- Presentations have been planned to address major topics. These include CTO pain points, cross-platform trends, automated sensing and analytics, and more foundational subjects such as security, operating system (OS) trends and features, and IoT. Developers can also learn about new innovative solutions by attending coding sessions on Android, Windows and cross-platform tools.
- This year’s AppForum offers the chance to hear from some of the most high-profile experts operating at the forefront of Android and Windows development: Jack Weixel, Head of Business Development, Global OEMs for Google’s Enterprise Android Team; Fredrick Uddegard, EMEA Devices & Mobility Compete Lead for Microsoft and James Morley-Smith, EMEA CTO and Director of User Experience at Zebra Technologies.
James Pemberton, Global Director ISV Strategy, Zebra Technologies
“Zebra AppForum is one the highlights of the year as it offers a unique educational and networking experience to the global technology community which is essential to our work at the forefront of enterprise innovation. This year, we have expanded the AppForum to include tech leaders, developers, programmers, software architects and UI designers who will now have entirely new ways to network, share ideas and be inspired by an even wider range of perspectives and the latest market trends and technology.”
About Zebra Technologies
With the unparalleled visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – gives organisations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today’s data-centric world. For more information, visit zebra.com or sign up for our news alerts. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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