Mobile Apps are definite Trend in the world today. Apple annouced this morning, Jan. 22nd. 2011 that they have reached 10 billion app downloads! 

Think about it, the App Store opened in July 2008, and in 2 and a half years they reached that milestone. It took the iTunes Music Store almost 7 years to reach that number! People are downloading and buying Apps at an unprecedented speed.

What can we learn from this? First that Apps are here to stay, And second Apps are the new normal, the standard way software will be delivered from now on. Now wonder Steve Jobs put an AppStore on Mac OS X, why? Over 10 billion reasons.

Note: iTunes Store opened in April 28, 2003, and reached 10 Billion songs downloaded on Feb 24 of 2010.

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About Joseph Hurtado

Agile Innovator and Enterprise Agile Coach. SAFe SPC, Scrum CSM and Kanban Ace Trainer. Currently writing the Kanban Ace Framework for Effectiveness or KAFE; a new way to achieve agility using the best ideas of Lean and Agile.