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The redesign of the nine year old App Store was possibly the most immediately impactful announcement to come out of WWDC last week.

Tom Whitbrook
By Tom Whitbrook under Insights 15 June 2017

This year’s WWDC keynote was a sprawling two hour affair, covering the breadth of Apple’s ecosystem. Given its breadth, and to help you cut through the usual (and large) amounts of commentary online, ...

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights 06 June 2017

Citymapper launched a ‘pop-up’ experimental bus service in the heart of London, so we rushed out and hopped aboard route CMX1 to get the low-down on what they're dubbing 'the bus of tomorrow'.

Hamish Vallabh
By Hamish Vallabh under Insights 11 May 2017

In our recent conversations with UK retail banks, the role of mobile in the future of banking has been raised as a topic of debate amongst bankers themselves. An important subtext for this debate is the particular role played by brick and mortar branches.

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights 15 March 2017

Amazon have shown how far ahead of the curve they are by actually launching a new grocery concept largely enabled via sensors above shelves.

George Proudfoot
By George Proudfoot under Insights 02 March 2017

The potential for voice UI in hospitality settings has been obvious to anyone who has used Amazon’s Alexa to switch on the lights in their own home.

George Proudfoot
By George Proudfoot under Insights 24 February 2017

Over the past seven years, one particular industry has given us tremendous scope and opportunity to achieve that: transport, or, as we will refer to it in this post, mobility.

Marcus Southon
By Marcus Southon under Insights 16 February 2017

Creating products and services that people want takes more than just building software. It takes a deep understanding of unmet customer needs.

Jean-Francois Hector
By Jean-Francois Hector under Insights 10 February 2017

We take a deep dive into mobility - in this context, think travel, transport and how we get from A to B - and consider the opportunities that Alexa, and Voice UI in general, has to offer in this space.

Clara Monnet
By Clara Monnet under Insights 19 January 2017

MBaaS acts as the bridge between the data, logic, and services which reside in the backend of what might be your Enterprise environment or external service, and the interface that your users interact with.

Tim Gibson
By Tim Gibson under Engineering, Insights 17 January 2017

Today, there’s a mobile phone in every pocket, and the mobile development ecosystem is mature. Don’t mistake that, however, for the idea that it’s also standing still - because it’s not.

Stephen Wilson
By Stephen Wilson under Insights, Engineering 15 December 2016

As a result of shifts in the regulatory environment, new competitors unpacking the banking value chain, and elevated customer expectations, the future of banking is under threat.

Rachel Quartly
By Rachel Quartly under Insights 15 December 2016

Below are some of our technical learnings on how to approach development, and some of the technical lessons that will help to ensure a robust, production ready Skill.

Khalil Dimachkie
By Khalil Dimachkie under Insights, Engineering 30 November 2016

Rolling up our sleeves and building Skills has been critical: after all, there are some things Alexa can’t tell us herself - things that our strategists, designers, and engineers needed to discover.

Khalil Dimachkie
By Khalil Dimachkie under Insights 18 November 2016

Here at TAB HQ, we have had the Amazon Echo for nearly half a year. This has given us the time and opportunity to put Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated assistant, through her paces.

Clara Monnet
By Clara Monnet under Insights 15 November 2016
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