December 19, 2014
Dec 19, 2014

Mobility Management Trends for 2015

The mobile transformation is accelerating. No longer limited to smartphones and tablets, the mobile ecosystem has expanded to include wearables, smart sensors for industrial machinery, appliances,...
December 4, 2014
Dec 4, 2014

Why your app won’t be used by your employees

The head of sales for a major brand says “Apps don’t work for us” during a conversation at a mobility conference. He explains that he and his team spent 12 months and lot of money developing a...
December 3, 2014
Dec 3, 2014

Top Mobile Trend: Material Design

Google's latest release of Android (referred to as Lollipop), was meant to offer support for material design (which it describes as a "comprehensive guide for visual, motion and interaction design...
November 26, 2014
Nov 26, 2014

Get ready for mobile apps 3.0

The first generation of smartphone apps were gimmicky brand building games, utilities and information services. Some of our favourite examples include Carlings pint, the Zippo lighter app, Nike...
November 26, 2014
Nov 26, 2014

#thankfulfor: Digital Things We Love 2014

As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, we here at DMI find ourselves very grateful for many things in our professional lives. In addition to having a sincere appreciation of one another and an...
November 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014

How much do car companies spend on apps?

41 auto brands have spent an estimated $300M in development of 2,300 apps. The apps are a mix between consumer branded apps to promote cars, apps for car owners to provide services and information...
November 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014

What’s the killer app for the car?

In our summary from the Mobile World Congress this year we talked a lot about the number of smart cars on display and the lack of apps. Last year Apple launched Apple CarPlay which was later followed...
November 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014

Are You Using Your Data to its Fullest Potential?

Data monetization has fast become a key area of interest across many industries as companies everywhere are seeing the value of their data not just operationally but also as a data ‘product’ that...
November 5, 2014
Nov 5, 2014

Update from Pappas Group a DMI Company

SINCE JOINING THE DMI FAMILY IN MARCH, WE HAVE BEEN OPERATING TOGETHER AS THE WORLD'S FIRST FULLY-INTEGRATED MOBILITY COMPANY. Our team has been developing a range of creative, consumer-focused...
October 29, 2014
Oct 29, 2014

Can Enterprise Apps Deliver 10x ROI?

Imagine if there was a guaranteed way for enterprise apps to generate 10X ROI for organizations? Actually, there is! Over the past few years, we have seen this time and time again, with some...
October 16, 2014
Oct 16, 2014

Facebook News You Should Use

When working with clients in developing their social media strategies, the one platform that always seems to generate the most interest and discussion is, hands down, Facebook. Is this a surprise?...
October 14, 2014
Oct 14, 2014

Why employees won’t use your app

"Apps don't work for us", says the head of sales for a major brand during a conversation at a mobility conference. He goes on to explain that he spent a year and a ton of money developing a mobile...
October 9, 2014
Oct 9, 2014

Enterprise apps – 10x ROI guaranteed

What if there was a guaranteed way for organisations to generate a 10x ROI on enterprise apps? Actually, there is! We've seen it over and over again for the past couple of years and many...
October 2, 2014
Oct 2, 2014

The Future of Enterprise Mobility

"Google programmers are doing work on mobile applications and technology first, because 'mobile apps are better apps'." -Eric Schmidt, Mobile World Congress, 2010 "The nice thing about large IT...
September 29, 2014
Sep 29, 2014

Valuable Insights for Mobile App Development

As part of a new series of regular insight posts, we start with a focus on key lessons in the differences between external and internal mobile development and various mobile application development...
September 25, 2014
Sep 25, 2014

How to Be a Content All-Star

In today’s hyper-connected world, people are bombarded by ads and end up tuning them out, unless the ads are entertaining, informative or additive. In mobile, creative ideas, messaging and...
September 19, 2014
Sep 19, 2014

Announcing our new Mobile Readiness Assessment

We are happy to announce our brand new Mobile Readiness Assessment that helps measure how your company is doing in the mobile space. It's free, quick to do and can give you important insights as to...
September 16, 2014
Sep 16, 2014

App Store Optimization: The Basics

Did you know that more apps are discovered through search in the app store than any other method? So, how do you channel all that searching to your app? You have to optimize. App Store...
September 12, 2014
Sep 12, 2014

Apps by DMI nominated for the 2014 ME Awards

The Mobile Entertainment Awards reward companies doing outstanding things in the mobile content space. After winning in both 2012 and 2013, DMI has been nominated in two separate categories: Music...
September 11, 2014
Sep 11, 2014

Digital East 2014: 3 Biggest Takeaways & Trends

Over the past two days, DMI sponsored Digital East 2014, a digital marketing conference in Tysons Corner, VA. We were honored to be among the talented group of presenters at the event, participating...
September 9, 2014
Sep 9, 2014

The most important announcements from Apple

We are blogging live from Cupertino (oh well, from NY at least). The long anticipated Apple event has taken place with more rumors and higher expectations than ever. iPhone 6, iWatch and...
August 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014

Time to update your apps for iOS8

The beta version of iOS8 has been available to developers for a few weeks now. The rest of users will have to wait patiently until the public launch, expected to take place in mid-September. For...
August 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014

Bringing a Framework to Mobile Security

I’m often asked, “What is the best tool to secure my mobile devices?”  My answer is always: “Secure from what?”  Unfortunately in the security industry, people equate security with tools,...
August 12, 2014
Aug 12, 2014

Mobile Application Security

On Thursday August 14th I’m speaking on a webinar for the Multi-State ISAC about Mobile application security.  The webcast is at 2pm EDT, link to register here if you are interested.  This is the...
August 8, 2014
Aug 8, 2014

Mobile strategy framework for 2015 and beyond

So far this year, we have seen incredible growth of mobile usage worldwide and this is on course to continue in 2015. The majority of visits to websites already come from mobile according to...
August 6, 2014
Aug 6, 2014

The Top 4 Tools for Mobile Marketing Analytics

If you’re a marketer, you’re probably obsessed with analytics. So if you’re promoting a mobile app and want to be able to track, test, and figure out what’s working and what’s not…there...
August 6, 2014
Aug 6, 2014

Winning the mobile user in 2015

2014 has turned out to be another incredible year of growth in mobile usage across the globe and this is set to continue in 2015. There will be more local searches coming from smartphones than...
July 31, 2014
Jul 31, 2014

Is Your Cat Selling You Out?

There has been a lot of press about a new website dedicated to that which fuels the Internet: Cat pictures.  A new site call “I know where your cat lives” leverages what they claim is over 15...
July 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014

DMI Recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

Gartner has just published a new report, Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services. The research provides corporate mobility buyers with a view of vendors that can manage globally distributed,...
July 21, 2014
Jul 21, 2014

The Basics of App Maintenance

What is app maintenance? Once a newly developed app has been launched, the work does not stop there. In fact it’s only the beginning. Now it’s time to listen to user feedback, track analytics...
July 18, 2014
Jul 18, 2014

Internet of Things Privacy Conference

Last week, I participated on a panel for the TRUSTe Internet of Things (IoT) Privacy Summit at a beautiful resort in Menlo Park, California.  The event brought together people from many different...
July 8, 2014
Jul 8, 2014

Big Data Revolution and Data Monetization

What once was a hyped term and a far out concept has now become a widely adopted practice in organizations big and small. The Big Data revolution began as companies started making investments towards...
July 2, 2014
Jul 2, 2014

Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design

In the past we've written several blogs about the pros and cons of responsive Web design as well as about native and hybrids. DMI’s first responsive web project took place around two and a...
June 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014

Adaptive vs Responsive Web Design

We've previously written several blogs about the pros and cons of Responsive Web Design as well as about native and hybrids. Our first responsive web project took place towards the end of 2011. Since...
June 27, 2014
Jun 27, 2014

The Internet of Things to get Hacked

There has been a lot of talk last couple of years about the Internet of Things (IoT).  IoT is basically the concept that household and personal appliances, including vehicles, will all be connected...
June 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014

Summary from Google I/O 2014

As always,DMI is monitoring the latest and greatest from Google I/O. Here's a quick wrap-up of the announcements that are most relevant to mobility. Android L,the new version of Android,...
June 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014

Developers’ top iOS8 features

The launch of iOS7 in September last year was the biggest overhaul of iOS for end users since the launch of the iPhone. The iOS8 SDK announced recently at WWDC with its more than 4000 new APIs and...
June 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014

Ransomware

Every cyber security speaker has a presentation on “Threat Landscape” or “Cyber Crime” that is his or her go-to when talking to non-technical audiences who need to understand the world of...
June 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014

User Testing – Guiding the Way to Success

User Testing - Guiding the Way to Success You’ve heard us say it before, and you’ll most certainly hear us say it again: User Testing is key in creating a successful mobile solution. It is an...
June 12, 2014
Jun 12, 2014

Moving out of Castles

For millennia people relied on fortresses to protect themselves and their valuables, allowing only trusted people in. This all-in-one protection method used “defense in depth” with walls, moats,...
June 12, 2014
Jun 12, 2014

London Heathrow app shown at Apple WWDC

  A couple of weeks ago Apple reached our to our client London Heathrow and requested the use of the London Heathrow iPhone app in one of the presentations at WWDC. Unsurprisingly Heathrow...
June 4, 2014
Jun 4, 2014

2014 Apple WWDC: Our Opinion

You might say we’re a little Apple obsessed... On Monday, Apple hosted their 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference and we couldn’t wait to hear what they had to share. We asked a few of our...
June 4, 2014
Jun 4, 2014

WWDC & IoT & Security – Should I Cringe Now?

Earlier this week Apple had the kickoff of their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which is always interesting to watch where they highlight what new features will be coming out in their...
June 3, 2014
Jun 3, 2014

Top iOS8 features for users and developers

iOS7 was the biggest overhaul of iOS for end users since the launch of the iPhone. The iOS8 SDK announced yesterday at WWDC is most probably the biggest enhancement for developers with more than 4000...
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014

7 tips for a successful m-commerce strategy

Amazon doubled its mobile sales to reach $8bn in 2013. Walmart estimated that 40% of all visits to their internet shopping site was from a mobile device. According to IBM, Mobile sales increased by...
May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014

And the winner is…

Don’t put your popcorn, cocktails and confetti away just yet. Even though the awards season is behind us and the Grammy’s, Oscars and Golden Globes won’t be back until next year, the awards...
May 13, 2014
May 13, 2014

Mobile Commerce on a Tear

If you haven’t noticed the latest stats and projections out from Goldman Sachs, they’re worth taking a look at. The big take away: Mobile commerce is growing 10x faster than non-mobile...
May 9, 2014
May 9, 2014

Moville students graduate as mobile experts

In February this year, DMI launched Moville with the ambition to find and train future mobile experts. Out of over 200 applicants, 14 students were chosen for the 4 month course to learn about...
May 8, 2014
May 8, 2014

Security breaches: Who’s to Blame?

Last week, I participated in a webinar about SC Magazine’s Breach Survey. The survey was sent to a group of Chief Information Security Officer’s and included security-related questions, such...
May 6, 2014
May 6, 2014

All you need to know about Privacy

In the last few months, privacy has been the focus of may discussions following huge data breaches making headline news the world over. Some examples of the latest data breaches: Heartbleed...
May 1, 2014
May 1, 2014

2014 Webby Awards

On Monday, we were notified that the DMI was one of seven honorees in the Associations category of the 2014 Webby Awards. We were honored for our work on the National Cable & Telecommunications...
April 22, 2014
Apr 22, 2014

What is the cost of developing a mobile app?

Needs and requirements What is the cost of building a house? Just like a house can range from a small hut with a plastic roof to a skyscraper, so can a mobile app and service. The cost ranges...
April 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014

DMI Inn the Community

DMI recently received an award for our commitment to volunteering at the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Children’s Inn provides a supportive environment for...
April 9, 2014
Apr 9, 2014

Big Data: Payment Processors Hold the Key

The payment processing landscape has changed and the old ways of doing business are rapidly becoming obsolete. For merchants accepting most forms of payment is a necessity, but card processing...
March 28, 2014
Mar 28, 2014

DMI welcomes a new member to its family

A few weeks ago, I spoke with Fortune magazine reporter, Andrew Nusca, about our acquisition of KnowledgePath, a leading mobile Omnichannel commerce solutions company. One of his big questions was...
March 27, 2014
Mar 27, 2014

Do you Really need a Blackphone?

Edward Snowden spoke at SXSW conference.  He obviously didn’t fly to Texas, but instead spoke over Google Hangout from somewhere in Russia.  Many people’s perception of Snowden has evolved over...
March 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014

Wearables that don’t suck- in London

At Mobile World Congress and CES most of the wearables we saw were either fitness gadgets that we've seen before or smartwatches that most people wouldn't want to wear even if they were free. This...
March 25, 2014
Mar 25, 2014

What’s So Great About Responsive Web Design?

With more and more internet traffic originating from mobile devices each day, it’s growing inevitable to tailor site experience to the needs of the mobile customer. Very often, a site’s user...
March 20, 2014
Mar 20, 2014

What does iOS7.1 mean for you?

A couple of weeks ago Apple launched the iOS 7.1 update. This is the newest addition to the iOS universe bringing with it a number of new features and design updates. Design Apple focused on...
March 19, 2014
Mar 19, 2014

2014 DC Addy Award Winner

Last night we were honored to receive two Gold and two Silver ADDY® Awards for our work on XO Communications, the NCTA and the African Wildlife Foundation! The competition received 647 entries...
March 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014

Be bold, be disruptive!

Uber, Airbnb, Opentable, Square, Zipcar, Coursera, Skillsoft, JustEat, Seamless, Nest, Dwolla, Getaround, Spotify, Kickstarter and a myriad other "mobile" startups are disrupting industries faster...
March 14, 2014
Mar 14, 2014

BYOD – Is this right for my Company?

Many enterprises are considering moving towards implementing a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program. However, with the migration to BYOD, enterprises should fully understand the steps that need to be...
March 10, 2014
Mar 10, 2014

Using Commerce Reference Store Effectively

Oracle Commerce (ATG) has been offering the Commerce Reference Store (CRS) as a reference implementation since ATG 9.0, which is one of the latest of a small line of reference implementation since...
March 5, 2014
Mar 5, 2014

It’s About Real-Time!

Imagine pulling into a shopping mall parking lot and getting a special offer that entices you to visit a particular store. Or that you are browsing in a department inside a store you’ve visited...
March 4, 2014
Mar 4, 2014

Wrap-up from MWC 2014

  The worlds biggest mobile event is over for another year, and what did we learn this time? Here are some of the highlights: Samsung dominated overall, followed closely by Apple,...
February 25, 2014
Feb 25, 2014

Trust, but Verify

No matter what side of the aisle you sit on politically, if you’re responsible for a major roll out of your company’s website, the government’s healthcare site roll out might make you cringe. ...
February 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014

RSA Mobile Security Panel | Rick Doten

On Monday, February 24, I’ll be speaking on a panel at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco on a panel about Mobile Security.  This talk is part of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG)...
February 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014

Work hard, play hard. The best parties at MWC.

And so the countdown has begun: in less than a week MWC will start, and with it comes the announcements, the leading speakers, the many meetings, and of course - some incredible parties and...
February 7, 2014
Feb 7, 2014

5 Tips for Running Scrum Effectively

The Daily Scrum is one of the most important aspects of an Agile project, and how it is run can have a dramatic effect on project health and team morale. As we move into an age where teams become...
February 3, 2014
Feb 3, 2014

Making SAP Mobile simple and beautiful

  SAP is one of the most successful software companies in the world. Their engineers and business developers have done a great job enabling big companies to plan and manage resources, CRM,...
January 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014

2014 UX/UI trends for mobile solutions

2013 was an exciting year for UX/UI design with one of the key changes being a marked move from skeumorphic to flat design. However, beware of thinking this approach is merely a move towards a...
January 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014

Game Over- Mobile ROI

How much more beer did we sell last month? What were the savings in customer care? What was the impact on loyalty? How much did our productivity increase? Until 2013 most brands did mobile...
January 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014

Social Engineering in Advanced Persistent Threat

It’s a normal work day and you receive a routine email from one of your colleagues; you respond as expected and continue to work with not a clue as to what just happened. An uninvited guest has...
January 24, 2014
Jan 24, 2014

What to Expect: Samsung and DMI

At the beginning of the month we made the announcement that we have formed a strategic alliance with Samsung Mobile to offer Managed Mobility Services to Enterprise Clients. What this means is...
January 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014

Bluetooth Beacons vs Wifi vs NFC

An introduction to Beacons  One of the most talked-about mobile trends for 2014 is beacons that can be used by retailers and brands to locate, track, communicate with and engage customers...
January 7, 2014
Jan 7, 2014

Top mobile trends 2014 – your key to success

What should your top mobile priorities be in 2014? Once again we have dug through reports, predictions and forecasts from the top research firms and thought leaders, as well as our own analysis...

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