FRESH THINKING FROM THE FRONTLINE

Widgets have always provided a useful way to surface information, ever since they were first supported natively on Android in 2009. The recent iOS 10 update, however, is testament to just how far they've come.

Nicolò Arena
By Nicolò Arena under Insights 22 September 2016

Yesterday saw Apple hold their biggest primary product event of the year with the launch of new iPhones, Watches and headphones sharing the stage with a host of smaller announcements.

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights 08 September 2016

The latest Apple event brought with it many things; the iPhone 7, Apple Watch series 2 and, of course, Mario. However, for us here at TAB, the most exciting release was iOS 10.

By The App Business under Insights 08 September 2016

We were set a challenge - to make reordering day-to-day products a friction-free experience. We saw an exciting opportunity to investigate and prototype a different approach using digital sensors.

George Proudfoot
By George Proudfoot under Insights, #TABLife 07 September 2016

I’m sure not everyone gets as excited about interior design or picking out furniture as I do, but there is definitely something about furniture that affects the way we work - especially within an office or studio.

By The App Business under Agile 25 August 2016

It may seem counterintuitive, but sometimes the fastest route to completing a project is to stop. In tackling a complex challenge, like building high-quality software, there will be difficulties to overcome. ​

Anna Fletcher Morris
By Anna Fletcher Morris under Agile 24 August 2016

The use cases for Indoor Mapping are endless. Here is a closer technical look at the topic - and explain how we used a small-scale proof-of-concept to explore the capabilities of Apple’s Indoor Survey app.

Ken Boucher
By Ken Boucher under Engineering, Insights 11 August 2016

Mobility is creating a world where we no longer need to rely on our own cars to get from A to B. Increasingly, especially for those of us in urban environments, we rely on the apps on our smartphones to do that.

Hamish Vallabh
By Hamish Vallabh under Insights 11 August 2016

2016 is an inflection point for UK banks. Shifts in many areas such as regulations, economic conditions, customer expectations, competition and technology are all combining to threaten the banking status quo.

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights 28 July 2016

In a society where we increasingly turn to electronic funds to pay for goods and services, the physicality of money is fast disappearing. While convenient, tracking our money has, in many respects, become harder.

By The App Business under Insights 27 July 2016

In a world where trends can shift at lightspeed, one of the safer bets to bank on is that more connected sensors will continue to surround us over time.

George Proudfoot
By George Proudfoot under Insights 14 July 2016

Digital mapping has changed the way we get around - from Google and Apple maps, to Citymapper and satnavs. But what about navigating indoors? We’ve been exploring Indoor Mapping to bridge the gap in your end-to-end navigation.

Ken Boucher
By Ken Boucher under Insights, Engineering 14 July 2016

Summer is well and truly upon us, providing an opportunity to relax outside (weather permitting) with a good book. Here we bring you our latest and greatest book suggestions.

By The App Business under #TABLife 13 July 2016

Testers at TAB build strong lines of communication with everyone in our teams, across all stages of a project’s lifecycle. Part of our job is knowing what’s going on at every stage of a project and to help communicate that back to the team - I think of us as ‘information brokers’.

Zachary Borrelli
By Zachary Borrelli under Agile, Insights 30 June 2016

A Scrum Master plays an important part of our teams here at TAB, but it can be somewhat hard to define. The job title alone often gives rise to lots of questions about what, exactly, a Scrum Master does.

By The App Business under Agile 29 June 2016