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3 revolutionary apps for mobile built on HP Anywhere

HPE-SW-Guest ‎06-04-2013 02:50 PM - edited ‎09-09-2015 01:43 PM

Guest post by

Adi Kidron
Functional Architect - HPA


This is an exciting week for the HPAnywhere team and HP Software. The HP Discover event is around the corner (June 11-13) and more than 10 apps development projects arrive at the finish line during the week of June 3, where all the apps are uploaded to the demo server and are ready for display in the demo booths.


Here’s a peek into three apps the team has been working on for the last few months:


Coffee App


This app was developed together with our wonderful partner DoItWise. It is an internal application for one of the development sites in Israel, hosting more than 1000 employees. It will be deployed in the local coffee shop on the campus and will allow employees order coffee takeaways or request a delivery to a conference room.


The application is integrated with a printer located in the coffee shop where coffee orders are printed automatically with the order. Using HPAnywhere platform capabilities, a conversation can be initiated between the employee and the barista in the context of the order. The coolest part about this app is the user interface; it wasn’t easy getting there as you can see from the sketches evolution, but it was worth it!



Here is a movie of the app with one of the earlier UI concepts:



 Find a Room


When we asked the employees in the development campus which app they would like to have, the answer was almost unanimous: an app to see conference rooms. The app allows users to see which rooms are available now and book them in the exchange server. Their wish was our command. The app was created to both create fresh approach to booking conference rooms and to establish a connection to the exchange server backend system – located in the secure environment of the enterprise. The application has some cool animation when booking the room and you can extend the booking by an extra 30 minutes by turning the device upside down (like a sand watch).


Here is an App Movie to watch to see how the app works:


ALM/QC Defect Submitter

Last but not least, HPSW portfolio is being modernized on top of the mobile platform. BSM, ALM, SM, XS, PPM all are in different development cycles of creating their own apps on top of the leading solutions. The ALM Defect submitter is a great example of simplicity – where app answers a need by submitting an issue/defect/malfunction with few clicks.


Behind the scenes a powerful admin app helps to map the fields to the real QC fields and sends in the background additional information which is gathered automatically. The UI of this app also received a facelift and in the movie you can see an early version before the UI changes.


App Movie :



This is alook at three of the apps that we have developed using the HP Anywhere platform. For a closer look at some of the others we have developed, join us at the Demo booths at HP Discover.


Adi is a Senior Functional Architect in the HPAnywhere Mobile Platform group, responsible for apps development (content) on top of the platform. Adi has been with HP Software for ten years, and has occupied various positions in R&D in ALM product domain.

Adi has a B.Sc. degree  in Computer Science, and is currently working on her master degree in Business Management.


She is a mother of two and lives in Israel.

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on ‎06-05-2013 12:11 AM

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Yael P
on ‎06-05-2013 04:28 AM

Great work!!

Can't wait to install the three of them :-)

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