Mobile application developers are the key to success for Russian business

    It is no secret to anyone that within 6 years from the entry into force of the Federal Law of the Russian Federation “On the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Russian Federation”, the business community made a huge leap forward and made a kind of revolution in the direction of startups. And first of all, this concerns the segment of the IT market, which for a long time remained a mystery both to the Russian consumer and to the heads of companies. Today we can see the opposite picture, young Russian entrepreneurs have not only mastered the market of IT technologies and mobile applications, but are also able to compete with foreign companies. The popularity of mobile applications as a tool for promoting business and as a basis for startups demonstrates interest from large investors in these projects, as well as an increase in the number of specialized conferences and forums for mobile application developers. The digest of the most striking and successful events in Russia over the past year we offer to the reader of the Habrahabr portal.

    St. Petersburg, DECEMBER 18, 2012

    Industry experts discussed the latest trends in mobile technologies and gave examples of successful techniques for implementing mobile strategies. At the same time, mobilization and the inextricably related concept of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) became the most controversial. In addition, the advanced achievements of mobile service providers were demonstrated and prizes from the participating companies were raffled off.

    International Conference Cloud & Mobility 2013
    Moscow, Center “Digital October”, March 19, 2013

    The development of cloud computing and mobility remains the main driving forces that today have an impact on the transformation of corporate IT architectures. The use of private, public and hybrid clouds, BYOD, cross-platform mobile applications, heterogeneous IT management and information security are some of the most discussed topics among IT professionals today.

    Apps4All Third International Developers Forum
    Moscow, Digital October Center, April 5, 2013

    The forum’s business program was based on four discussion panels, which were attended by Russian developers, experts, world-famous mobile device manufacturers and discussed key trends in the creation and distribution of multi-platform applications. Speakers were: Igor Agamirzyan (General Director of the Russian Venture Company), Igor Borovikov (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Softline), Mikhail Vakulenko (Strategic Director of VisionMobile) and others.

    Traditionally, the forum was supported by such companies as LG, Qualcomm, Softline, VisionMobile, Google, Microsoft, as well as the reputable public organizations Opora Rossii and Moscow Venture Investment Development Fund.

    Moscow, APRIL 11-12, 2013

    The theme of this year was “The Way of the Samurai”. Firstly, because the invited speaker was Edward Yordon, whose book “Death March” was once translated into Russian in the Japanese style “The Kamikaze Path,” but most importantly, in order to lead the project to success, the decisions taken usually require a samurai courage and dedication. Reports were traditionally presented, master classes and panel discussions were held on topics of software development and development management, the human factor in software development, the process, methodologies and technologies, architecture and requirements management, mobile development, as well as UX and software usability.

    Annual International Mobile Conference # MBLT13
    Moscow, Digital October, May 15, 2013

    The main topic of the conference this year was the use of mobile technologies in various fields of business. The goal of #MBLT is to provide an up-to-date look at mobile technologies that change our daily lives, as well as influence the behavior and thinking of potential customers.


    Moscow, ARTPLAY, May 30-31, 2013

    Exhibition of Mobile Applications and Technologies (MATE) is an event dedicated to the application development and implementation industry for all existing mobile devices and those that are in the active development stage: smartphones and communicators, handheld and tablet PCs, GPS navigators and GLONASS, cars, Smart TV, applications for Google Project Glass, etc. The conference aims to bring together at one site both leading experts, professionals and developers, and enthusiasts seeking to deepen and expand their competencies in the field of application development.


    Moscow, pl. Europe, d. 2, Hotel Radisson Slavyanskaya

    On June 4-5, the 9th International Business Forum “World of Mobile Content • MoSO 2013” ​​was held in Moscow. The event once again showed the need for market participants to come together to discuss existing trends and the development of the industry as a whole. In two days, the forum was visited by more than 400 participants. Representatives of mobile operators, content providers, copyright holders, mobile application developers and business representatives gathered at one site.

    IBM SmartCamp startups competition in Moscow
    Digital October, Russia, Moscow, Bersenevskaya nab. 6 building 3, June 18

    IBM SmartCamp is an international initiative of IBM aimed at expanding the business expertise of start-up companies whose projects support the IBM Smart Planet concept. IBM SmartCamp's interests include IT solutions in the areas of analytics, cloud computing, social and mobile services for consumers in industries such as energy, banking, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, and urban. IBM SmartCamp participants presented projects whose implementation involves the use of technical devices (for example, sensors, sensors, video cameras), communication networks and analytics. Particular attention was paid to the development potential of the project in the global market, the availability of a prototype or demonstration of the proposed solution.

    Geek Apps Mobile Development Conference
    St. Petersburg, Elagin ostrov, August 3, 2013

    Geek Apps is a traditional conference on mobile development, which was held as part of Geek Picnic and served as a platform for discussing such topics:
    1) Distribution of mobile applications using the Yandex.Store example
    2) iPhone as an external human evolution
    3) Why I made and launched the application in the App Store
    4) Problems displaying rich html content and implementing offline mode in mobile applications
    5) Games that people play: thoughts on interfaces
    6) The process of developing a mobile game

    These are just a few forums and conferences that have been selected by us from a huge number of interesting specialized events for IT audiences. I would like to complete the digest with another event that attracted our attention with a non-standard format and an impressive list of speakers - the IT business guru. This is a conference of developers of mobile applications Apps4All Summer Fest, which will be held in Moscow on August 17. According to the organizers, more than 300 experts, representatives of world famous manufacturers of mobile devices and companies involved in the development of advanced mobile technologies, will gather on board the 3-deck ship Gzhel. During a walk along the Moscow River, Apps4All Summer Fest participants will be able to discuss achievements and current problems of the mobile market, share the secrets of developing and promoting the best applications and platforms ,, have fun and have fun in a great company. Within the framework of the Apps4All Summer Fest conference, all guests will have the opportunity to visit the sections of the partners of the Apps4All project, including Google, Yandex,, Microsoft, Intel, Samsung, Huawei, as well as take part in the discussion clubs Social Media and E -commerce ". Interesting connect live formats and a prize draw from partners are planned.

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