Building a great mobile app is hard. A mobile platform can make it easier, but that brings its own questions: How do I know what features to look for? How do I evaluate different platform types, or multiple vendors of a similar platform, against each other?

This checklist lays out in detail important feature and platform considerations for organizations looking to implement a platform that can provide a backbone for future mobility initiatives. From data and identity to security and SLAs, we’ve tried to hit all key areas for mobile platform evaluation.

What is Kinvey?

Kinvey makes a fully-featured Backend as a Service solution, offering data integrations, legacy system mobilization, as well as complete app backends for developers creating new mobile and web applications. Kinvey is based in Boston, Massachusetts.