"However, because mobile application development talent is in short supply, many of these mobile application extensions tend to have several issues such as incompatible and even clunky User Experience (UX), security flaws, web-only implementation while a native application would have been a better fit, and poor functionality compared to their desktop counterparts. In many cases the software vendor is not able to incorporate in the mobile app key pieces of functionality that the enterprise had previously configured for the desktop app. For these reasons alone, corporations may want to consider licensing a mobile-only enterprise application from one of the new vendors that are quickly emerging to fill the void."
Mobilizing Enterprise Applications via Enterprise Irregulars
Software providers that began in the web era will have a difficult time providing high quality mobile solutions. Mobile is not a just a channel or platform, it is a new way of working.
The company I work for’s goal is to be entirely mobile by 2016. While that’s quite a bit of a stretch, it shows where we’re concentrating.