Andreas Pappas

Andreas comes to VisionMobile from Ofcom, the UK's telecoms & media regulator and competition authority, where he provided technology horizon scanning, analysis and due diligence across a range of sectors (mobile, next-generation fixed, new media). Before Ofcom, Andreas was a research engineer at BT Exact, BT's research arm, where he was focusing on network-layer mobility and context-aware communications. Andreas is based in London, UK.

Andreas Pappas

Emerging developer opportunities in Enterprise & Productivity apps

Andreas Pappas shares our latest findings, from our Business & Productivity Apps report which takes a look at developer opportunities created by emerging trends in enterprise mobility (such as bring-your-own policies and mobile SaaS) and professional and vertical app markets (e.g. healthcare apps). This market was worth $28 billion in 2013 and is set to grow to $58 billion by 2016.

Which apps make more money? App monetization insight from our Developer Economics 2013 report

How do app developer revenues vary by country, or platform? Does the number of platforms make a difference to app revenues? Which models bring in the most revenues? We revisit Andreas Pappas' November analysis of app monetisation with more insights from our Developer Economics 2013 survey across 3,400+ developers.

Which apps make money?

Andreas Pappas takes another look at the results of VisionMobile’s Developer Economics 2012 survey and comes up with interesting new insights on app monetisation: how does app revenue vary by app-category and by country? Is there a correlation between time spent developing an app and they money it makes?

The yellow brick road of app store monetisation

Apple and Google dominate the app store game - but only in terms of size. Senior Analyst Andreas Pappas discusses the key success factors for app stores, why Google is lagging behind and how Amazon fits in the whole picture.

Mobile Platform Wars: Winners & Losers in 2012

The game of ecosystems is in full bloom, with each player attempting to draw as many developers as possible around their platform. As we finally see some signs of consolidation, VisionMobile Senior Analyst Andreas Pappas, talks about the rules of engagement and identifies the winners and losers in this game of ecosystems in 2012.