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June 27, 2017
Jun 27, 2017

The 2017 Guide for CIOs: Part Three

It is expected that there will be over 50 billion smart connected devices in the world capable of collecting, analyzing, and distributing data by the year 2020. At the same time, 61% of C-suite...
May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

It’s Time for GPOs to Drive Innovation

There’s a rejuvenation afoot for Global Process Owners (GPOs) within larger and more mature companies. These professionals are being asked to serve as the nexus for innovation rather than the...
February 21, 2017
Feb 21, 2017

Innovation Labs Are Failing

Almost every Fortune 500 company opened an innovation lab over the past three years, but are they delivering results? Over the past two years I’ve spent time with 30+ innovation hubs, labs and...
May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Why Companies Need to Invest in Chatbots Now

Apps are dead again according to articles across tech media. This time they will be replaced by chatbots. So will we re-train 500 mobile developers to program chatbots? No, but chatbots will become...
May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Understanding the Mobile Tech Adoption Curve

What are the new opportunities for live, in the moment, research approaches? ‎ ‎How can we predict the success and adoption curve of new mobile technology? Here are a couple of examples of how...
January 4, 2016
Jan 4, 2016

The Best Google Cardboard Content Right Now

You got a Google Cardboard for Christmas and now you want to find the best content for you and your friends to enjoy. Because that’s what it’s all about. Experimenting, learning and sharing...
November 17, 2015
Nov 17, 2015

Key Insights from the Gartner Symposium

Every year Gartner brings together the top CIOs and IT Directors to share and discuss trends and challenges. We were at the Barcelona event listening and debating, with the following key insights and...
October 22, 2015
Oct 22, 2015

Leveraging Big Data Big Time

Even as the buzz around Big Data keeps growing, a myriad of technical and management related issues continue to challenge its successful implementation. IT experts suggest only a handful of big data...
September 11, 2015
Sep 11, 2015

Don’t Mobilize Your Business – Reinvent It

“There’s a way to do it better – find it!” -Thomas Edison The manager of your field worker team has asked for a mobile solution to enable them to access customer information and log data...
July 21, 2015
Jul 21, 2015

Apps and Web Are Dead

5 years ago, Forbes, WSJ, Business Insider, ZDNet and other media quoted experts and analysts stating that apps were dead. 4 years later the same media outlets reported mobile web was dead due to...
June 26, 2015
Jun 26, 2015

How many watches is Apple selling?

How many watches is Apple selling? Nobody really knows yet if the Apple Watch will turn into a mass market product beyond early adopters. Wearable device shipment projections for 2015 vary...
June 16, 2015
Jun 16, 2015

Designing Solutions, Not Destinations

One of the biggest misconceptions about mobile apps - hybrid or native - is that they are "closed systems" that only provide value when a user makes a decision to launch the app. Although this might...
June 11, 2015
Jun 11, 2015

What iOS 9 Means for Developers

You can’t deny the power of Apple. Its sheer economic strength (if it was a national economy, it would be the world's 27th largest, between Belgium and Venezuela) leaves it well-positioned to steer...
June 4, 2015
Jun 4, 2015

3 Trends That Are Shaping Mobile Commerce

With one third of ecommerce sales already happening on mobile devices, I thought I would share some of the most important things happening in the mobile retail space right now. What are online...
June 2, 2015
Jun 2, 2015

Google I/O Mobile Highlights 2015

As usual we've taken part in all the big announcements, demos and knowledge sharing at Google I/O. Here are the highlights in mobility that you cannot miss. Android M Naturally a lot of the focus...
May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

My First Date with the Apple Watch

There seems to be a new Apple Watch popping up around our offices every day right now. So far though, the number of smartwatches is still low, something that should change in a near future. A new...
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

What’s behind high-quality, intuitive UX/UI?

Don't you just love a using a mobile app or web solution that has a beautifully designed interface and where your whole experience and every interaction just feels natural? The simplicity of things...
May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

How to Survive Mobilegeddon

On April 21st, Google updated their search engine algorithm "boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results", frequently referred to as Mobilegeddon. Many big companies...
March 27, 2015
Mar 27, 2015

Top 10 Worst App Ideas

We’re getting old. This year we’ve been in the mobile app game for over a decade. That means that we’ve spent a lot of time discussing apps with friends, family (sorry about that), clients, and...
March 13, 2015
Mar 13, 2015

MWC15 Recap and Video

We've had a few days to digest all the information and innovation we encountered at MWC15. We've sat down, gone over all key trends and announcements from this year's congress and complied it into...
February 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015

What’s the best mobile cloud platform?

With the explosive growth of mobile applications and services in the enterprise, CIOs and IT Directors are scratching their heads. Once again they are on path to create 100s of new applications...
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...
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,...
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...
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 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 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...
December 18, 2013
Dec 18, 2013

Why hybrid apps?

Over the past 3 years HTML5 web apps and hybrid apps have come to make up a majority of app development. Consumer apps, enterprise apps and games are developed using a combination of the latest web...
December 13, 2013
Dec 13, 2013

What is the leading mobile market in the world?

Before reading this blog have a think about what you think the answer is? Japan, South Korea, US, UK, Finland or maybe Sweden? Travelling and working around the globe we frequently get asked what...
November 26, 2013
Nov 26, 2013

Time to Demand More from Your eCommerce Site

Merchants of all shapes and sizes agree on a common goal: achieve strong top-line growth through increased conversion rates and average order size. There have been numerous strategies, methodologies...
October 31, 2013
Oct 31, 2013

A day at DMI – the best job in the world

Whenever someone asks what the best job in the world is then I tell them it's mine. Over the last 7 years I haven't had one boring day where I haven't met a new challenge or learned something new....
September 25, 2013
Sep 25, 2013

Top productivity apps we use at DMI

Frequently we get asked what is our top productivity apps we use at DMI. Do we just talk the talk or do we do as we preach? Last year BP did a survey among about 20.000* employees asking them to...
April 16, 2013
Apr 16, 2013

The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps

[caption id="attachment_1214" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps[/caption] Next time you ask us a question about mobile app development we might reply "Read the...
February 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013

Top mobile enterprise developers in the world

On our quest to identify our top competitors in the world we've continued to research and benchmark the top mobile enterprise developers. Our definition of mobile enterprise developers are companies...
February 14, 2013
Feb 14, 2013

Becoming a Big Data Storyteller

Remember when you went on vacation as a kid and your dad stopped off at the local gas station or AAA to get the coveted “map” that was the size of today’s iphone but unfolded to take up the...
October 25, 2012
Oct 25, 2012

Take Another Look at Tumblr for Brands

Last week, Ari Levine, Brand Strategist for Tumblr, treated DMI to a presentation on how brands are using their platform in new and innovative ways. If you’re not familiar with Tumblr it could be...
October 24, 2012
Oct 24, 2012

Xcelsius Dashboards as a Prototype Tool

Recently, we had to build a simple web application visual prototype containing a few pages. In the past, we created static pages showing the visuals. Even though the static pages were put together in...
October 11, 2012
Oct 11, 2012

Make Responsive Web Design Work For You

Responsive Web Design (RWD) has been a hot topic in the web design industry over the last year. Essentially, RWD allows you to tailor your website for viewing across multiple devices such as...
September 24, 2012
Sep 24, 2012

The Importance of Testing and Second Opinions

As creative types, we like to think that we have all the answers to the problems presented to us – the right way to navigate a page, the right place to put the copy in an ad, the right way to make...
September 12, 2012
Sep 12, 2012

SAP Predictive Analytics

I have attended quite a few analytics seminars recently. Today I listened to one on predictive analytics and I got to thinking about how fast the analytics world is changing! The Analytics world...
April 4, 2012
Apr 4, 2012

the best brands keep it simple.

You might be hard pressed to find a DMIte who remembers my beloved 80′s tween shopping destination UNITS clothing boutique. I say this only because I am still feeling the sting from the face palm I...
February 20, 2012
Feb 20, 2012

What is the cost of mobile app development?

Quora, blogs and forums are flooded with questions and answers about mobile app development costs. Some of the responses are comprehensive but without sources and lack qualification, where as others...