mobile apps

October 30, 2017
Oct 30, 2017

The Headless Future of Commerce

In this ebook, we highlight the capabilities and benefits of headless commerce and how it can assist retailers by increasing sales and cost savings by successfully inspiring a positive customer...
September 15, 2017
Sep 15, 2017

What does iPhone X mean for apps

By now you've already read about iPhone X and iPhone 8 everywhere, but what does it mean for mobile app developers and app owners? With every new iOS release, there are updated guidelines and new...
April 12, 2017
Apr 12, 2017

Could You Compete with Uber?

Imagine if a competitor with deep (almost unlimited) pockets, speed and disruption, like Uber, was to enter your industry as the main competitor. A company that doesn’t care about status quo, is...
March 23, 2017
Mar 23, 2017

600 App Developers but Not ‘The One’

Ariyana at Nike asked the LinkedIn community for recommendations on an app development partner and so far, she has received over 600 comments and suggestions. How could she possible choose the right...
March 16, 2017
Mar 16, 2017

Why Building a Mobile App Is Not Enough

Someone asked me recently whether I worked for a "mobile app shop." The very question conveys the casual notion that functionality provisioned on a smartphone, tablet, or wearable device is the...
September 6, 2016
Sep 6, 2016

3 App Store Tips That Will Help You Triumph

We've delivered over 1,000 apps over the past ten years. Throughout this time, the app stores have become more and more competitive, requiring app owners to do whatever they can to stand out. Here...
September 2, 2016
Sep 2, 2016

Ubamarket Is an Instant Shopping Hit!

A couple of weeks ago, one of our amazing customers finally launched their new service, Ubamarket, revolutionizing grocery shopping. The mobile service has been designed based on years of research,...
August 23, 2016
Aug 23, 2016

Reinventing Gaming in a Mobile-Only World

Americans now spend around 4 hours and Brits about 2 hours and 40 min every day on their mobile (excluding voice) according to Flurry. This means that 50% of media consumption now takes place on...
June 15, 2016
Jun 15, 2016

The Mobile App: What’s Your Tipping Point?

As we approach the ninth anniversary of the iPhone, it is fair to say that on June 29, 2007, the world of consumer engagement was forever changed. Cell phones became smartphones and with them, apps...
March 17, 2016
Mar 17, 2016

The 67 Mobile App SDKs You Need to Know About

Third-party SDKs are essential today in order to deliver ‎winning mobile apps, games, and services. SDKs help deliver apps faster, better, more reliably and with functionality based on experts in...
January 21, 2016
Jan 21, 2016

Why Offshore Is the New Onshore

20 years ago the offshore* software development ‎and testing industry got started to help find and mitigate the Y2K** problem. This is now ancient history in software development, but offshore...
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...
October 20, 2015
Oct 20, 2015

From App Idea to Success

"I've got an idea for an app‎. How do I develop it?" is a question we get every week from entrepreneurs, businesses and anyone with an idea for an app. With 1.5 million apps already on Apple App...
October 14, 2015
Oct 14, 2015

The Key to Successful Hybrid Apps

Forget about the pros and cons of native vs. hybrid vs. web apps. You've decided that hybrid is the way for you to go and this is often the best way forward for enterprise app development. As with...
October 5, 2015
Oct 5, 2015

Mobile App Usage Surpasses TV

It was only a question of time but it happened a lot sooner than everyone expected. Time spent using mobile apps just surpassed time spent watching TV. We’ve been writing about how mobile media...
August 3, 2015
Aug 3, 2015

Scorecard for Choosing Mobile Technology

How do you choose which technology to use for your mobile service for customers, partners or employees? What if there was a scorecard that based on your requirements, roadmap and situation provided a...
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...
July 17, 2015
Jul 17, 2015

5 Encryption Methods for Mobile

Last week, we attended a conference on General Data Protection Regulation and cryptographic solutions. Although this conference was not targeted at mobile apps specifically but at encryption of all...
June 30, 2015
Jun 30, 2015

Mobile Application Security by Design

Did you know that mobile security breaches have affected more than two-thirds of global organizations in the last 12 months? Our latest SlideShare presentation will help you assess where you stand,...
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...
April 24, 2015
Apr 24, 2015

Can Someone Hack Your Banking App?

The banking industry is seeing a second wave of digital transformation with 20% or more of all transactions now occurring from mobile devices, a number that is rapidly increasing. The majority of all...
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...
January 13, 2015
Jan 13, 2015

Heading up an industry-leading QA department

In this second part of our blog series where we meet the different department heads within our company, below is an interview with Milan Kmezic, our Head of Quality Assurance (QA). He talks...
January 9, 2015
Jan 9, 2015

What’s the cost of developing a mobile app?

In our mobile trends report this year we talk about how the general cost of app development ‎is going up, but what is, indicatively, that cost for developing a taxi booking app or a sales tool for...
January 7, 2015
Jan 7, 2015

Everything mobile at CES 2015

The two biggest events in consumer technology are Mobile World Congress in March and CES in January. CES just kicked off and here are the key trends and new products that you need to be aware...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 6, 2013
Dec 6, 2013

Top Holiday Season (Christmas) Apps

The Holiday season is all over us and how would we survive it if it wasn't for a handful of mobile apps. We need apps for shopping, planning, gifting, cooking, entertaining, skiing, sharing,...
December 3, 2013
Dec 3, 2013

Mobile app testing roles : The QA Super Heroes

We live in a quantity-driven world where quality is frequently placed second with development teams struggling to deliver top-rated products on time within budget and scope. However, at DMI, QUALITY...
October 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013

Why Google App Engine is our first cloud choice

Last week I presented at the Google Cloud Developer event in London about how and why Google App Engine (GAE) powers most of DMI's mobile solutions. Mattias Levin, head of R&D at DMI helped me...
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...
August 2, 2013
Aug 2, 2013

6 quick tips for a successful retail app

Raise your hand if you’re a retailer and you’ve heard “You have to make an app!” There is a reason for needing an app, and it is that customers use their mobiles while shopping - 96%...
July 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013

Why most mobile app developers suck

Over the past 7 years we've delivered well over 1000 apps, including over 100 critical business solutions for some of the world’s most recognisable brands. To achieve this we have built up a...
April 22, 2013
Apr 22, 2013

Facebook Home privacy issues

Should users of the new Facebook Home App be concerned about infringements of their privacy rights? Facebook is often at the centre of Privacy advocates’ debates. It was only a few months ago...
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...
March 18, 2013
Mar 18, 2013

When to choose HTML5 vs native app development

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="761"] Illustration from developerforce.com[/caption] As a business we are agnostic to whether our clients want mobile web based on XHTML, HTML5, responsive...
January 31, 2013
Jan 31, 2013

10 Design Trends 2013

User interface and user experience trends for mobile solutions. 10 Design Trends 2013 from Golden Gekko, a DMI...
August 16, 2012
Aug 16, 2012

Why top brands are adapting Mobile First

Every other day there is another article about how mobile will be the death of Facebook. How is this possible for the most successful mobile service in the world in user numbers? Whether it will lead...
July 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2012

3 reasons to invest in enterprise apps UI

It was only three days ago that Phillip Easter, director of mobile applications at American Airlines Inc, dictated his three do’s for the new wave of mobile applications in the enterprise. The...
March 6, 2012
Mar 6, 2012

HTML5 for Mobile – When and Why

When should you use HTML5 vs native apps for mobile app development? What are the pros and cons of HTML5? What are the advantages of native apps? What is the cost of HTML5 app development? This...
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...
January 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012

News from CES and Mobile 2012

Without exception, CES generates a lot of exciting news for the mobile app space. Here's a quick summary of the key announcements in mobile this year. Thinnest tablet ever The Toshiba Excite X10...