An analysis of developer needs, market trends, and emerging technologies.

Our reports shed light on current issues affecting developers and companies alike by providing informed analyses on a wide range of topics. The amount of research behind these reports allows us to provide useful industry tips, insights, and education to our members and the industry at large.
 

Our Reports

 

INTEROPERABILITY REPORT
DECEMBER 2017
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The Alliance and NDP Analytics examined the developer workforce and inter-connected IoT devices. Diminished interoperability between software and hardware in millions of devices could result in losing $77B in economic productivity over 8 years.

The Alliance and NDP Analytics examined the developer workforce and inter-connected IoT devices. Diminished interoperability between software and hardware in millions of devices could result in losing $77B in economic productivity over 8 years.

DEVELOPERS & PLATFORMS
NOVEMBER 2017
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In October 2017, we surveyed 110 EU-based developers and publishers on their experience with platforms.

In October 2017, we surveyed 110 EU-based developers and publishers on their experience with platforms.

STARTUP SNAPSHOT
SUMMER 2017
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The Summer 2017 Startup Snapshot collected 300 responses from over 100 startups that have joined the Alliance in the past year.

The Summer 2017 Startup Snapshot collected 300 responses from over 100 startups that have joined the Alliance in the past year.

MOBILE APP COMPETITION
AUGUST 2016
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The Competition in the Mobile App Ecosystem report explores the sentiments of over 670 developers sharing their thoughts on platform competition, opportunity, and the state of the industry.

The Competition in the Mobile App Ecosystem report explores the sentiments of over 670 developers sharing their thoughts on platform competition, opportunity, and the state of the industry.

 

SPOTLIGHT ON PARIS
APRIL 2016
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  The Paris Spotlight report surveyed 450 Parisian technologists to better understand the state of Paris on the global tech scene and it's future impact. The report reveals the hot spots for innovation, how they get things done, and why the Paris tech community is on the rise.

 

The Paris Spotlight report surveyed 450 Parisian technologists to better understand the state of Paris on the global tech scene and it's future impact. The report reveals the hot spots for innovation, how they get things done, and why the Paris tech community is on the rise.

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
MARCH 2016
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The Mobile World Congress: Approaches and Attitudes Towards Data Collection report surveyed more than 1,000 attendees at Mobile World Congress, the world's largest gathering of the mobile industry, to better understand the ways they gather, use, and generally feel about data collection.

The Mobile World Congress: Approaches and Attitudes Towards Data Collection report surveyed more than 1,000 attendees at Mobile World Congress, the world's largest gathering of the mobile industry, to better understand the ways they gather, use, and generally feel about data collection.

DEVELOPER SNAPSHOT
MARCH 2016
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The Developer Snapshot is a summary of the Alliance's newest developer members.  This Snapshot offers a quick peek into their roles, interests, and challenges.

The Developer Snapshot is a summary of the Alliance's newest developer members.  This Snapshot offers a quick peek into their roles, interests, and challenges.

ENTERPRISE DEVELOPER
FEBRUARY 2016
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The Enterprise Developers Report explores what enterprise developers are currently working on and what they need to succeed.

The Enterprise Developers Report explores what enterprise developers are currently working on and what they need to succeed.

 

DEVELOPER INSIGHTS
JULY 2015
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The Developer Insights Report: A Global Survey of Today's Developer is an analysis of the changing nature of the software development industry, what developers are working on, working with, and what they need to succeed.

The Developer Insights Report: A Global Survey of Today's Developer is an analysis of the changing nature of the software development industry, what developers are working on, working with, and what they need to succeed.

APP ECONOMY
 SEPTEMBER 2012
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The Geography of the App Economy report maps out the app economy and jobs on the rise - outside of Silicon Valley. 

The Geography of the App Economy report maps out the app economy and jobs on the rise - outside of Silicon Valley.