BBVA Compass to use Kony development platform for banking apps

Source: Kony

Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that BBVA Compass will use Kony's application development platform to design and deploy some mobile banking applications across several operating systems and platforms.

BBVA Compass, a leading U.S. banking franchise based in the Sunbelt region, chose Kony’s cloud-based application development platform for its integrated set of products and services that spans the full software development lifecycle. The bank expects the platform to help it continue to create cutting-edge apps and stay up-to-date on new mobile form factors, operating systems and platforms.

“We want to give our clients access to banking services anywhere, any time, and on the device of their choice,” said BBVA Compass Chief Digital Banking Officer Jeff Dennes. “We anticipate that Kony’s mobile application solution will help us do this by streamlining workflows, accelerating development timeframes and lowering total costs of ownership, ultimately giving our clients more access and control over their financial lives.”

The bank also expects Kony’s app development platform ­— which allows a single design to be deployed across multiple operating systems and platforms — to enable rapid mobile application development, streamline integration with back-end systems, and simplify the app maintenance and management process. This is particularly important when keeping apps current with the latest versions of mobile devices, operating systems and platforms.

“BBVA Compass’ digital transformation will be a big boost to its customers,” said Dave Shirk, president of Products and Marketing, Kony, Inc. “The advancements in mobile technology will enable BBVA Compass to become a mobile-time enterprise and provide improved experiences for its customers. We are excited to partner with BBVA Compass as they quickly respond to market needs and increase business efficiency through mobility.”

Kony provides mobile application solutions to the world’s leading organisations, enabling them to build great mobile application experiences to drive customer loyalty, empower employees, and improve business processes. Many companies are using mobility as a catalyst for innovation for their businesses, especially with the explosive growth in mobile devices across the globe.

For two years in a row, Gartner has named Kony a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. Kony also received the highest scores in 3 out of 4 use cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Mobile Application Development Platforms report. Kony provides industry-leading enterprise mobility solutions to help businesses compete in mobile time, by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems today and in the future.  

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