FRESH THINKING FROM THE FRONTLINE

It’s been a couple of months since our post on the top three takeaways WWDC14 – Apple’s June event in which we got our first glimpse of iOS 8 (iPhone and iPad) and OS X Yosemite (Mac). In this earlier...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under Insights, Design, Engineering 05 September 2014

Facebook is making a bold and controversial move this week.Now, if you want to chat with your friends on your phone, you’ll have to use Facebook’s separate Messenger app. After being prompted to downl...

Jean-Francois Hector
By Jean-Francois Hector under Insights 01 August 2014

This post was originally written and published by iOS Engineer and former TABber, Marco Sero.As developers, we like to argue – a lot. And arguing about different technologies is probably our favorite ...

Jon Hocking
By Jon Hocking under Insights, Engineering 30 July 2014

On 25-26th June this year, Google I/O 2014 took over San Francisco and we decided to get together here at TAB HQ to share in the action. Thanks to our iOS friends, who lent us a good projector, we wer...

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

Here at The App Business, as well as being tech lovers, we’re also a team of secret savvy bakers. With the next Mary Berry certainly somewhere amongst us, one of our Strategists, Antonia, thought it w...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under #TABLife 16 July 2014

Two weeks after the Next Generation Testing Conference 2014 (26th June), and I’ve finally found a couple of minutes to reflect on what was a very busy day full of knowledge sharing and networking with...

By The App Business under News, Agile, Engineering 14 July 2014

Testing as an activity: a state of mind or just an activity?‘Testing as an activity’ – interestingly, this is one of the most talked about topics at the moment. It seems to be appearing everywhere, fr...

By The App Business under News, Engineering, Agile 05 June 2014

It’s that time again. The TAB team rigged up the big screens, got comfy and waited with baited breath as Apple’s 25th annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC14) in San Francisco kicked off on Mon...

Jon Hocking
By Jon Hocking under Engineering, Insights 04 June 2014

“I found another bug guys. That makes a total of 54!” “We’re doing a great job!” In this hypothetical conversation – and an all too familiar one for many test engineers – my first thought is: are we d...

By The App Business under Engineering, Agile 21 March 2014

Yesterday, The App Business was invited to talk at the huge and very busy Retail Business Technology Expo 2014 (RBTE) at Earl’s Court in London.We decided to use this opportunity to tackle one big str...

Jean-Francois Hector
By Jean-Francois Hector under News, Insights 13 March 2014

We believe user experience is the new IP – critical to making your app stand out from the pack. Financial apps are no exception. Recently in the TAB office, we took a good look at many of the major ap...

Daniel Joseph
By Daniel Joseph under Design, Insights 10 March 2014

In 2013, our goal was to evolve from ‘projects to partnerships’: we now help some of the world’s biggest brands to shape, build and run their most important mobile software products.2014 brings us a n...

Daniel Joseph
By Daniel Joseph under Insights 05 February 2014

On 15th of January, the Go-Ahead Group and The App Business (TAB) launched On Track – the smartest, fastest rail journey planning assistant for UK train times, travel information and tickets. 

Brande...

By The App Business under News 21 January 2014

Following an in-depth competitive tender process, the Government Procurement Service (GPS) has announced the list of suppliers that have been awarded a place on the new digital service framework – we’...

Emily Maginess
By Emily Maginess under News 18 December 2013

Our second blog post in the mobile Business Intelligence series will introduce our OneView product: a bespoke, contextual tablet BI that The App Business and Unilever have built that is changing the w...

Daniel Joseph
By Daniel Joseph under News 15 November 2013