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.

By The App Business 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.

By The App Business 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

We have previously written on how the negative economic, regulatory and competitive dynamics in the banking industry means that retail banks will have to rethink their strategies.

Clara Monnet
By Clara Monnet under Insights 03 November 2016

The relationship and collaboration between the business people and the developers building the software is critical when it comes to achieving the best possible result.

Anna Fletcher Morris
By Anna Fletcher Morris under Agile 03 November 2016

Google's second event of the year showcased a combined hardware and software effort - more so than we have ever seen from Google previously, all bound together by the new Google Assistant.

Marcus Southon
By Marcus Southon under News, Insights 13 October 2016

We were absolutely delighted to welcome Jeff Gothelf to the Spitfire Building last week to kick off our very first TABTalk. Jeff is an advocate of design, leadership, and all things agility.

By The App Business under Insights, #TABLife 07 October 2016

Last year, Google launched an initiative aimed at bringing software development companies together to discuss all the latest developments and APIs. At TAB, this gives us invaluable insight into Google.

Swav Kulinski
By Swav Kulinski under Insights 06 October 2016

We have identified six capabilities we believe are crucial to banks as they strive to achieve success amidst rapidly changing market conditions and customer expectations.

Brett Thornton
By Brett Thornton under Insights 22 September 2016

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