February 9, 2018
Feb 9, 2018

Machine Learning in Practice at DMI

Last year we predicted that AI would start having a real impact in the enterprise in 2018. This is already happening for DMI’s customers. Primarily it’s machine learning and not the more general...
January 25, 2018
Jan 25, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 Predictions

The biggest mobile show on earth, Mobile World Congress, is about to take place in the Mobile World Capital of Barcelona for the 13th year in a row. At this year’s event, the prominent theme is...
January 11, 2018
Jan 11, 2018

Leading Mobility Trends of 2018 [Video]

In today’s digital world, mobile technology plays a crucial part in customer satisfaction and strategically solving business problems. What are some of the biggest mobility trends enterprises can...
January 10, 2018
Jan 10, 2018

Blockchain in Financial Services

We’ve all heard blockchain is set to take over. But why does it matter? What makes blockchain such an incredibly innovative technology for the financial services industry? Blockchain in a...
December 8, 2017
Dec 8, 2017

Goodbye 2017…Welcome 2018!

Time is zipping by fast! In fact, too fast as far as I’m concerned. Another calendar is winding down and 2018 is quickly approaching. When it comes to the topic of healthcare, 2017 has been an...
March 14, 2017
Mar 14, 2017

IoT Evolution 2017: Recap

The Telit Iot Innovation and IoT Evolution Conference was held in Ft. Lauderdale last month. Companies from all over gathered together to learn how the Internet of Things is driving productivity,...
January 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2017

Enabling Connected Vehicles with IoT Cloud

A critical part of our connected future is to find a way to seamlessly work with IoT Big Data and the IoT Cloud Platform to achieve: Real Insights Real Pattern Recognition A Sixth...
November 3, 2016
Nov 3, 2016

Gartner Symposium Orlando Recap

With more than 23,000 CIOs, senior business and IT leaders in attendance, this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, was not only sold out but absolutely buzzing with exciting activities, sessions, parties...
November 2, 2016
Nov 2, 2016

Next Generation Transportation

The move was bold – not just launch the pilot of self-driving vehicles in the streets of Pittsburgh, but give an opportunity for the public to get closer to the technology. Uber’s fleet of choice...
October 27, 2016
Oct 27, 2016

Mobile Shopping 2016 Recap

Last week in Palm Springs, CA, over 250 retail and technology professionals attended the Mobile Shopping event hosted by WBR Research. For three days, retailers, vendors and industry leaders got...
October 13, 2016
Oct 13, 2016

Another Day, Another Award for DMI!

Summer ended quickly this year and we’re already missing the warm sunshine. While you were busy catching rays, DMI was busy enjoying the buzz from the awards we’ve won this season, for shaping...
September 27, 2016
Sep 27, 2016

Evolution Making IoT Possible

The “Internet of things” or more popularly known as “IoT” could further be expanded to say “Inter-network of Things.” When talking about IoT, we are talking about connecting millions...
September 16, 2016
Sep 16, 2016

How to Do Agile Development on a Fixed Budget

Still believe in waterfall software development? You’re probably alone. Prefer agile but want to know what you're getting for your budget and when? So does everybody else. Fixed Budget and...
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...
July 1, 2016
Jul 1, 2016

The CX Shift to Mobile Services

Over the past 10 years in mobile, we have seen a distinct shift from a product mindset to a service one. In the mobile product model, it has traditionally been about transactions; e.g., how many...
June 14, 2016
Jun 14, 2016

What You Need to Know from WWDC16

More than 5000 people, most of them developers, attended the Worldwide Developer Conference 2016 (WWDC16) held by Apple Inc in San Francisco, to showcase its new software and technology updates....
June 14, 2016
Jun 14, 2016

Interoperability as Growth Catalyst

Imagine you are transported in a time-machine, to a far-away island where every single person speaks a completely different language than the other. Forget about Google Translate, not even internet...
June 7, 2016
Jun 7, 2016

The Next Big Automotive Revolution

The next big automotive revolution is here: Connected & Autonomous Automotive connectivity has been around for a couple of decades now, but it has only picked up momentum in the past five years,...
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...
April 26, 2016
Apr 26, 2016

Oracle Industry Connect 2016: Retail Recap

The Oracle Industry Connect, which started out as the Oracle Retail CrossTalk, has significantly transformed over the years. What was once a program developed for retailers by retailers has evolved...
April 4, 2016
Apr 4, 2016

The Lesson from Tesla

Last week something amazing happened in the automobile industry. People lined up to pre-order the new Tesla Model 3, the first mass market electric vehicle from Elon Musk’s revolutionary car...
April 1, 2016
Apr 1, 2016

Current State of the Connected Car

Mobile technology is evolving quickly, and customers are expecting their automotive experience to match the quality of their smartphone experience. Last month I had the opportunity to spend the...
February 19, 2016
Feb 19, 2016

Data Veracity – Is it OK to Overlook?

In today’s Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data is the result of connected devices driving information to the clouds. Data is generated from a variety of sources, such as vehicle performance, web...
February 3, 2016
Feb 3, 2016

Security in the World of a Smart Home

Information Assurance has its pillars based in the 3 main tenants of C.I.A – Confidentiality, Integrity and Accessible.  Information is power in todays modern world, and in order for it to...
January 29, 2016
Jan 29, 2016

Five Phases to a Successful TDP Project

You’ve been tasked with putting together a Test Data Privacy plan for your company, and it kicks in with a lot of questions. Where do you begin?  What resources will you need?  What applications...
January 14, 2016
Jan 14, 2016

Toying with the Future of Digital Experiences

When designing digital experiences, we attempt to learn as much about the users as possible. What type of smart devices do they own? What social media applications do they share in? How comfortable...
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...
December 10, 2015
Dec 10, 2015

Black Friday: How Retailers Stayed on Top

Well if you don’t know… now you do. The news is out! How retailers fared during Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year most likely depends on how well they have mastered their multi-channel...
December 1, 2015
Dec 1, 2015

Moville 2.0: Submit Your Pro Bono Projects

Two years ago we founded Moville, an international Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, with the ambition of making the world a better place through mobile technology and creating new...
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...
November 6, 2015
Nov 6, 2015

What Is Test Data Privacy?

There’s a lot of meaning in the three-word term ‘Test Data Privacy.’ At a high level, it is data protection management or data masking while working on high security IT upgrades in the test...
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...
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...
October 1, 2015
Oct 1, 2015

Quick Guide to Mobile Payments

Is Apple Pay a success or a failure? Who are the leaders in mobile payments other than Apple, Google and PayPal? Which mobile payment provider should I choose? State of the Market Forbes calls it...
September 8, 2015
Sep 8, 2015

A Foundation to Build Your Big Data Program

The word “Big Data” had rapidly transitioned from buzz word to reality, not only the big giants, like Facebook or Yahoo, even small companies have started adopting this technology and trying to...
August 26, 2015
Aug 26, 2015

Lambda Architecture – Best of Both Worlds

With the data generation and consumption exploding at a rapid pace in every industry, there is an increasing need to have a solid IT architecture that can support the high velocity and volume of...
August 18, 2015
Aug 18, 2015

Does Your Enterprise Need NoSQL?

It is interesting to rewind 15 years back when it was time to get ready for my job interview. I was advised to refresh concepts behind Normalization, Referential Integrity, Constraints, etc. It...
August 18, 2015
Aug 18, 2015

Innovation in IoT – The Design Thinking Way

IoT, an emerging market of $2.3 trillion holds a huge potential in terms of redefining lifestyle for the next generation. Leaders and niche players in the space of IoT are tirelessly discovering use...
August 12, 2015
Aug 12, 2015

DMI Making a Difference in our Communities

“Our business should be more than commerce, it should include a commitment to be pillars of strength in the communities we reside in.” – Jay Sunny Bajaj Community engagement is a deeply held...
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...
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 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 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 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 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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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 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 31, 2013
Dec 31, 2013

2013 Mobile Trend and Prediction Review

At the end of every year we look back at our predictions for the year to validate to what extent our predictions came true or not. In total we made 6 key predictions for 2013 out of which 5 came true...
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...
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...
July 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013

Become a Mobile Enterprise Rock Star

Mobile enterprise applications are changing the way that businesses work, but not all of them are getting it right. So to give you the help you need to develop your mobile enterprise application...
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 2, 2013
Jan 2, 2013

Top Mobile Trends 2013 – Part 1 (B2C)

Mobile predictions for 2013 by Forrester, IDC, Gartner, Mary Meeker, eMarketer, Yankee Group and DMI “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is...
November 15, 2012
Nov 15, 2012

How to outsource mobile development

So you've decided to outsource your mobile development independently or after reading our blog on Pros and Cons of outsourcing mobile development. Start by defining the scope and objectives of...
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...

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