FRESH THINKING FROM THE FRONTLINE

Like many in the software industrys, I have spent much of my career working with Agile. While there are many things I love about it, there are times when I have felt like screaming when I hear the phrase “...that's not Agile.”

By The App Business under Agile, Insights 09 June 2015

WWDC APPLE PAY UPDATE: As expected Apple announced Apple Pay will be available to customers in the UK at their WWDC keynote. The service will be available starting in July.

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights, News 05 June 2015

At TAB, working alongside our clients and each other in highly collaborative partnerships is a fundamental aspect of what we do - it’s not just rewarding for us, it’s essential for making exceptional software.

Tim Checkley
By Tim Checkley under Agile, Insights 21 May 2015

As an Agile coach, I firmly believe that play is not just one of the best ways to learn, but also one of the best ways to powerfully embed learning.

By The App Business under Agile 15 May 2015

When we think about agile transformation - the move toward leaner, more nimble ways of working within an organisation - the focus is often on process and people.

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under Insights, Agile 08 May 2015

In the testing industry, we always find ourselves in the middle of a 'should we / shouldn’t we?' battle when it comes to test automation and choosing the best framework that fits the needs of a softwa...

Sam Berry
By Sam Berry under Engineering 03 November 2014

Last Wednesday, Google got to work confirming (or denying) the latest gossip, predictions and downright wild guesses that have been in circulation since the end of June about a pre-Christmas release o...

Swav Kulinski
By Swav Kulinski under Engineering, Insights 17 October 2014

On 22nd-23rd September, I headed to Paris to deliver a live coded session for Droidcon – the largest Android developer conference in Europe.With more than 400 attendees, Droidcon Paris drew together 3...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under Engineering, News 14 October 2014

I started working at The App Business late last year and for me, this was the first time I had a dedicated QA team on a project. One of the things that began to dawn on me very quickly was that the br...

By The App Business under Engineering, #TABLife 01 October 2014

Our busy September was rounded off with an important win for On Track – our fast, smart journey planning assistant for Go-Ahead Group. The breakthrough product scooped first place in the user experien...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under News 26 September 2014

In addition to our Tech Track 100 ranking earlier this month, more good news has followed swiftly with the publication of the results from The Drum Digital Census 2014.Every year, the Census provides ...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under News, #TABLife 26 September 2014

At the beginning of September, we were delighted to see The App Business enter the league tables of The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 for the first time. The rankings list private technology comp...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under News, #TABLife 26 September 2014

Virtual Reality (VR) is enjoying something of a second life after the initial craze of the 90s – with powerful and compact technology more widely accessible and acceptable to a growing smartphone gene...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under Engineering, Insights 22 September 2014

Last week, the anticipation was really building at TAB HQ as we looked forward to the Apple Special Event on 9th September. If you read our iOS 8 Pre-Release Briefing and our thoughts on WWDC14, you w...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under Insights, Design 13 September 2014

In the wake of Apple’s Live Event this week, there’s been some understandable finger pointing at Apple Watch. Poor battery life, a strap that doesn’t slip under the sleeve, the price point. But that’s...

Daniel Joseph
By Daniel Joseph under Insights 12 September 2014