I’ve been charting the evolution of the corporate app store idea in this column for more than three years. Until recently, most of the focus has been on how various service providers and other institutions can establish app stores to resell apps to their customers. Now, enlightened CIOs are discovering they can also implement internal app stores to control the consumerization of IT and satisfy their corporate constituents. I was first intrigued by the notion of banks and other institutions becoming commercial app store providers in 2010.
Time for CIOs to Create Cloud-Based App Stores
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