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MOBGEN’s views and comments on trends and innovations in the mobile industry. The Library stores articles, news releases, whitepapers and videos, created by our team of experts.

21 Sep
2017

Answer all the right questions


Yoav Farbey

What is most important in a successful digital product? Smooth UX? Validating market needs? Scalability? Virality? Of course, there is no single factor that will ensure your product achieves its goals. We must take all of these into account, alongside many other issues. But how do we cover... Read more
13 Sep
2017

Demonstrating our expertise the only way we know how!


Yoav Farbey

To illustrate innovation and leadership we need to find new ways to demonstrate our expertise to potential clients. I wrote about design sprints in the past and many design sprints have been completed at MOBGEN since then, but how can we show someone who hasn't attended our design sprints, what... Read more
14 Jul
2017

CES Asia 2017


Hui Lin

Over three days in June, the amazing CES Asia took place once again, in Shanghai. It is hard to believe it was only the third year of this great tech show, which attracted more than 450 dynamic companies including Microsoft, Huawei, Philips, Samsung, and BMW. Even though the main focus was on how... Read more
20 Jun
2017

The End of Roaming: Expectations vs. Reality


Guy Samuel

Almost two years ago, we looked at the opportunities created by the elimination of roaming charges in the EU. As of June 2017, roaming charges have been phased out. Have our hopes for better travel and business come true?   The Smart Traveller In 2015 we imagined an enhanced travel... Read more
19 Jun
2017

Negotiating the Value of Company Culture


Leanne Pickering

We’ve all read articles around the importance of workplace harmony but how idealistic is that for an agency that gets bought out by a global organisation? In 2015 I got a new job, joining a relatively big team of 160, working across 3 offices. In 2016, we were bought out by a large... Read more
13 Jun
2017

‘It’s not you, it’s me’: the art of breaking up with your users


Eleonora Ibragimova

Needing some catharsis in my life, in the spirit of spring (or, more like summer) cleaning, I have recently started sorting out the “social” and “promotions” folders in my Inbox. A long overdue update of folders, labels, and other mail management systems that are supposed to make your... Read more
9 Jun
2017

Shell begins pilot for fuel delivery, using the TapUp app by MOBGEN


Michiel Ebeling

Shell have recently revealed a new fuel delivery service for their customers called Shell TapUp. Customers can order fuel via the TapUp app, designed and developed by MOBGEN, part of Accenture digital. The fuel is then delivered by a specialist Shell vehicle. Shell TapUp is a genuine response... Read more
24 May
2017

Product discovery at different product stages


Yoav Farbey

Describing what product discovery looks like at different stages of a company’s development is a challenging task. This is because product discovery and agile development processes differ from company to company, as well as between different stages of a company’s growth. However, I will... Read more
1 May
2017

The Future of Travel is Awesome (no, really!)


Guy Samuel

Razor-thin margins, constant disruption, and plenty of twists and turns - do these omens bode well for the travel industry? At MOBGEN, we believe that new technologies, and the business innovations they enable, are about to make travel great for all of us. Exciting advances in fields such as AI,... Read more
26 Apr
2017

Millennial 20/20, London


Loren Hakeney

Millennial 20/20 Europe Summit focuses on a combination of innovation, disruption and technology, making it an event that appeals directly to the heart of MOBGEN. The summit hones in on the reasons why consumer needs are becoming intensely more complex and evolving at a faster pace than we have... Read more
10 Apr
2017

MOBGEN at the Torre de Hercules Run


Adrian Lopez

Every year for the last six years, the Torre de Hércules run takes place in A Coruña. MOBGEN signed up - for the third time in a row – without hesitation. Torre de Hercules is an incredible 7km night run which starts with the last rays of light and finishes at night, right after sunset.... Read more
3 Apr
2017

Making Use of Innovative Technologies in Large Businesses


Loren Hakeney

In a world where technology is quickly becoming an important factor in every facet of society, and in many variations, it can be extremely difficult to choose which types of technologies to adopt in business. Technology is ever-changing, and there are new ideas emerging all of the time, making it... Read more
30 Mar
2017

To Barcelona and back again: Connected Car learnings from MWC


Gergo Lippai

It has been just over a month since Mobile World Congress 2017, where I was part of the team that demoed the world’s first in-car payment system. MOBGEN developed the solution in cooperation with Shell and Jaguar Land Rover, and I had the good fortune of being able to take part in the project... Read more
30 Mar
2017

Mobile World Congress 2017


Nick Mueller

March is Mobile World Congress month in Barcelona, and once again the circus rolled into town to put on the largest mobility event in the world. With well over 100,000 attendees and 9 football-field sized halls, MWC seems to get bigger and more intimidating every time. As always, the event... Read more
30 Mar
2017

Automotive innovations that will change how you drive


Loren Hakeney

Cars are becoming more and more connected to advanced technologies every day. What we are starting to see is much more than electronic and driverless cars, but cars that are connected to technology in order to become ‘smart’ and provide the user with a great experience. Innovative features such... Read more
22 Mar
2017

How to tackle a design sprint


Yoav Farbey

We recently took one of our biggest clients through their first Design Sprint which took five days. The purpose of this week was not only to get to a testable prototype, but also to show how we can solve problems for existing mobile applications using the processes of a Design Sprint.  .... Read more
27 Feb
2017

The Bank of the Future doesn’t have to be a bank


Nathalie Post

It needs to focus on its customers – more than ever.   About 6 months ago, I decided to switch to a different gym to cut unnecessary costs. Although it meant substituting fancy Netflix-equipped cross-trainers with barely digital cross-trainers, this loss seemed to be worth the 30... Read more
27 Feb
2017

Astutia – Be a part of our journey


Loren Hakeney

The Nickel Studio team based in MOBGEN’s Malaga office have worked tirelessly in a six month project to create an awesome mobile app named Astutia.   The Astutia app is a mobile game, inspired by the classic board game Diplomacy, which is set in the midst of WWI. To win the game, you... Read more
27 Feb
2017

Lessons from the Fintech landscape


Yoav Farbey

Over the past few years, financial technology (FinTech) startups have taken Europe by storm. These startups are easing payment processes, reducing fraud, saving users’ money, promoting financial planning and ultimately, using technology to disrupt the existing financial services landscape.... Read more
24 Feb
2017

MOBGEN, Part of Accenture Digital, to Showcase Shell and Jaguar Land Rover In-Car Payments Solution at Mobile World Congress


Loren Hakeney

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA; February 27, 2017 - MOBGEN, part of Accenture Digital, together with Shell and Jaguar Land Rover, will exhibit the world’s first in-car payments system using the Shell app and a Jaguar, at Mobile World Congress 2017. This new innovation allows Jaguar Land... Read more
26 Jan
2017

There is no role for designers in Scrum…


Eleonora Ibragimova

...was an argument that a colleague of mine started when we were discussing the Agile ways of working and roles of designers in this realm. And indeed, Scrum (the most frequently used of lightweight software development methods), has this in the guide: “Scrum recognizes no titles for... Read more
24 Jan
2017

Video: The Power of Chatbots


Meeuwes van Dijk

With messaging apps surpassing social networks, conversational interfaces are on their way to become the new standard. The adoption of chatbots is growing rapidly, and in this research, MOBGEN showcase how adding a chatbot to your digital ecosystem could be the next milestone in your digital... Read more
24 Jan
2017

The power of Chatbots


Nathalie Post

Chatbots are by no means a new phenomenon, with the first successful chatbot created by Joseph Weizenbaum in the 1960s. However, with the recent upsurge in the popularity of messaging apps and continuous advancements in artificial intelligence, chatbots are now seen as the technology of the future.... Read more
31 Dec
2016

10 Best Practices for Designing User-Friendly Forms


Eleonora Ibragimova

Forms are difficult. Forms have been difficult since digital ever came to exist. A lot has been said on this topic, from the discussion on usability of web-forms in the 90s , to when these web-forms were tailored to handsets, and to current day when UX experts have various opinions on what makes... Read more
31 Dec
2016

The developer experience


Jasper de Bruijn

User Experience The term User Experience is well-known to all of us. It’s deeply integrated in the Agile methodology, forcing us to write User Stories, to perform User Testing, and to keep the user central in every little decision we make throughout the day, whether we are a business analyst,... Read more
5 Dec
2016

Data Visualisation


Tom Power

In 2012, a US academic named Dr. Martin Hilbert estimated that the average person was bombarded with 174 newspapers worth of information each day. He also estimated that each individual contributed 6 newspapers of data back into the world each day. Contrast this with 2.5 pages of data that each... Read more
5 Dec
2016

Web Summit 2016


Loren Hakeney

The Web Summit is Europe’s largest technology event, with over 50,000 attendees. We knew only one thing; we wanted to be a part of it. Discovering all things technology and innovation in the beautiful city of Lisbon, we were excited to be surrounded by all of the biggest names in tech, from... Read more
5 Dec
2016

AIA Discussion Report


Mathijs Hoek

Accenture Innovation Awards Discussion The background for the discussion While companies are fully aware of the need to develop good-looking digital interfaces on both web and mobile to engage with their customers, a new trend is developing where users no longer need to access a company’s... Read more
1 Dec
2016

Smarties Awards 2016


Loren Hakeney

Press Release December 2016. MOBGEN is proud to announce that we took home two Gold awards from the MMA Smarties 2016 in London this November. The joint effort with Shell drove the Motorist App to the top spot, achieving gold for both Best App in Europe, and Best Mobile Payments.   The... Read more
31 Oct
2016

Organising company retreats for big groups


Ines Vicente

In the same way that a vacation does wonders in terms of recharging your proverbial batteries, we think that a company retreat is a great way to renew our enthusiasm and excitement for work. Also, business trips during the year don’t always provide us with enough time to build strong... Read more
31 Oct
2016

Applied Design Thinking


Eva Moerbeek

At MOBGEN, we accompany many clients in facing challenges that require divergent and innovative thinking. Not many are familiar with the details of Design Thinking, or whether it’s even relevant for their large and complex organisations. Below, we’ll see how we effectively bring Design Thinking... Read more
31 Oct
2016

Halo 2.0 release


Luis Cele Sanchez

Recently, we released the 2.0 version of HALO, our Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) product. During the process of development, we completely redesigned the user interface and upgraded the backend system, enriching both with killer features and a cool new design. The final result is an... Read more
17 Oct
2016

MOBGEN:Lab presents: KickBob, a project to explore machine learning


Meeuwes van Dijk

One of MOBGEN:Lab recent projects combines physical objects with digital sensors. KickBob, a project used to explore machine learning, and to learn how users box. To read more on KickBob read Improve your skills with Bob by Lisa Vork, or watch KickBob in action below..... Read more
28 Sep
2016

Android Nougat


Danny Verloop

We've been trying out Android Nougat (7.0) since March thanks to the Android Beta Program (see below), but with the official release last month, we can now look at what Nougat means for the end-users and for us as developers. For users Below are some of the more noticeable features for the... Read more
28 Sep
2016

iOS 10 Update


Verónica Portas

Introduction   The objective of this article is to provide details regarding the benefits of upgrading to iOS 10. Last year 77% of user had upgraded to iOS9 just 3 months after it was released. As of August 2016, 87% of iOS users were using iOS9.   Introduction to new... Read more
31 Aug
2016

DELIGHT YOUR END USERS WITH 360° VIDEO TECHNOLOGY


Sebastian Veldman

It's been six months since the last article on some of this year’s upcoming technology trends. One of the trends, the 360-degree video, faced a big test when we helped Shell launch their first 360-degree video in collaboration with the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team in August.   For those... Read more
31 Aug
2016

A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE ART


Nick Mueller

What is SMARTIFY? Ever been to a gallery and struggled to find more information about the artwork? Have you ever had to forfeit your retina display and Hi-Fi noise cancelling headphones for a second-hand audio guide and a pre-selected tour? Using advanced image recognition, SMARTIFY provides... Read more
31 Aug
2016

Improve your skills with Bob – a machine learning project


Lisa Vork

Imagine a world where we don’t have to program our computers anymore, but where the computers program themselves; this is where we are heading towards with machine learning. But how does it work? And more importantly, how can we apply it to improve our lives? At MOBGEN Lab we have started to... Read more
31 Aug
2016

Why physical exercise is great for your company.


Adrian Lopez

From the point of view of a sports person, being competitive means that you want to perform at the highest level possible and in the most challenging environment. Pressure, endurance, calculated risks - all these characteristics can also define the performance of an employee within a company. But... Read more
31 Aug
2016

Creating opportunities for young talent


Sebastian Veldman

MOBGEN believes working together with the best (technical) universities all over the world helps us to fuel our innovation, research capabilities and attract talent for our fast growing company. We believe in structural and measurable innovation. For this reason, new perspectives are constantly... Read more
27 Jul
2016

HACKING YOUR BRAIN TO INCREASE SAFETY WHILST DRIVING


Sebastian Veldman

How can a brain be hacked? We (Daniel, Natalia, Sebastian and Silviu from MOBGEN) weren’t sure, but we came across a post from the Waag Society and quickly became curious about the possibilities. We wanted to apply science to our expertise within mobility to solve a problem and also try some of... Read more
27 Jul
2016

MOBGEN integrating Apple Pay for optimal customer experience at Shell Service Stations in the UK


Beñat Jaramillo

People are busy. Going to a Shell Service Station, sometimes you just want to fill up and go. That’s why Shell wants to offer their clients a speedy, secure mobile fuel payment service as part of the Shell Motorist App. It works seamlessly with PayPal and from end of June 2016 also with Apple... Read more
27 Jul
2016

ANWB launches ‘Vakantiehulp app’ (Travel assistance app), developed by MOBGEN


Michiel Ebeling

The Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB has just launched a new app, ANWB Vakantiehulp (Travel Assistance), which will help you be well-prepared for travel throughout Europe. Amsterdam-based mobile solution specialist, MOBGEN, was signed on to develop the app. It’s free and a majority of the content... Read more
27 Jul
2016

Accenture acquires MOBGEN, expanding end-to-end digital services


Beñat Jaramillo

We are proud to inform you that MOBGEN has found an exceptionally favourable and suitable new owner. The authoritative, leading and globally active Accenture has acquired all shares in MOBGEN and now owns 100% of the company. This is great news for our employees, our existing clients, and prospects... Read more
24 Jun
2016

Dutch supermarket PLUS launches mobile app for customers


Michiel Ebeling

MOBGEN News June 2016. In collaboration with MOBGEN, PLUS has launched an app to help customers do their shopping even faster. PLUS aims to be the number one supermarket in the Netherlands, with the company's turnover growth increasing greatly last year. Further optimisation of the omni-channel... Read more
23 Jun
2016

Cognitive computing in mobile landscape


Martijn Spee

An app that thinks with you Martijn Spee – Jr. Business Analyst @ MOBGEN We’ve become very much used to the presence of the smartphone in our lives. It wakes us up in the morning and keeps us entertained while waiting for friends at the bar. It’s also made our lives so much easier, with... Read more
23 Jun
2016

Apple WWDC


Sanjana Dua

As a die-hard Apple developer, gaining access to the Worldwide Developers Conference is a bit of a holy grail, so I was particularly excited to be able to attend the WWDC 2016 held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. True to its name, the event focusses on the developers, so there... Read more
23 Jun
2016

Making mobile apps smarter with geofence technology


Mathijs Hoek

Making mobile apps smarter with geofence technology Smart notifications and suggestions are what people are expecting from smart digital assistants like Siri and Google Now, but some of these capabilities are also possible for regular apps with the use of location aware technology. By combining... Read more
22 Jun
2016

ANWB launches ‘Vakantiehulp app’


MOBGEN

Press Release June 2016. ANWB launches 'Vakantiehulp app' (Travel assistance app), developed by MOBGEN The Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB has just launched a new app: ANWB Vakantiehulp (Travel Assistance). With this app you will be well-prepared for travel throughout Europe. MOBGEN was signed on... Read more
30 May
2016

The Next Web Europe 2016: Growth, Opportunities and Challenges


Guy Samuel

Last week saw the biggest ever TNW Europe conference which was held in Amsterdam. MOBGEN was present and business analyst Guy has written a recap of this great event. As in previous editions, this year's TNW brought together some of the leading innovators in diverse digital fields, from whom we... Read more
27 May
2016

MOBGEN:LAB WINS PORT OF AMSTERDAM LAUNCHPAD CHALLENGE


Sebastian Veldman

During the last week of May, the city of Amsterdam hosted the 11th annual TNW Conference, a technology gathering that brings together the world’s top technology leaders. As part of the tech week program, an initiative called Launchpad Meetups was organised to allow young creatives to pitch... Read more
26 May
2016

The mobile channel: the rapid rise and impact on the financial sector


Michiel Ebeling

The rapid rise of the mobile channel is having an enormous impact on the financial sector. Where do the major challenges and opportunities lie? What possibilities exist for furthering customer engagement? And how can companies make the most of these? During a free webinar, MOBGEN spoke to three... Read more
21 May
2016

INSPIRE TO INNOVATE


Sebastian Veldman

"Today’s businesses are more dependent on technology than ever. For CIOs (and all of IT) this is a change-or-be-changed tipping-point; we must guide our businesses and deliver real bottom line value." A clear statement from VP & CIO Downstream, Craig Walker on Thursday the 5th of May, during... Read more
18 May
2016

New update TOTO app


MOBGEN

Press Release May 2016. MOBGEN has released a brand new update for the TOTO app adding more new and exciting features to the Android and iOS apps and the mobile-optimised website! The Onvoorspelbaar section, previously known as Columns, now includes in-app messaging and promotions. Users can now... Read more
15 May
2016

Purpose Filled Dashboards: Enhance decision making in a complex industry


Zouhair & Nathalie

It may well be the case that “analysing performance data” is not part of your job description, but you do have a large stake in the insights that your app’s data can bring you. However, getting into all the nitty-gritty details of performance data is a job on it’s own. So how can you go to... Read more
10 May
2016

interview Dave van Velzen, Marketing Manager at TOTO


Celine

It is difficult to conceive a world without the internet and mobile devices for today’s consumers. People now expect exciting and engaging experiences at the click of a button as standard, with the demand for digital experiences impacting upon almost every consumer market. In this interview, Dave... Read more
4 May
2016

Omni-Channel vs Multi-Channel – what is the best for your organisation?


Elli Kremel

Are you a retail company without a strong mobile presence? Do you have difficulties keeping up with the pace of your customers? Then it may be time to reconsider your current retail strategy. An increasing number of retailers have redefined their retail strategies and are now focusing on increasing... Read more
2 May
2016

MOBGEN @ UNIVERSITY OF A CORUÑA


Adrian Lopez

It is always fun to return to your former university stomping ground, especially if you come bearing Virtual Reality gifts. Adrian Lopez, Full Stack Web Developer and Sebastian Veldman, Innovation Lead visited the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of A Coruña (UDC)  on the 20th April... Read more
26 Apr
2016

MOBGEN Usability Lab a Lab Without a Lab


natalia

One of the things a UX researcher dreams about is a ‘usability lab’. As a student, I learned there are many ways to enhance a test by adding more dimensions to it in order to (objectively) measure the user experience. Formal labs are usually equipped with fancy (and expensive) tools to do just... Read more
22 Apr
2016

Shell unveils the Shell Concept Car


MOBGEN

Press Release April 2016. Project M, the Shell Concept Car gives us ways to explore and to improve movement around our cities now and in the future. Shell has collaborated with industry-leaders Gordon Murray Design and Geo Technology to co-engineer the design and build of an ultra-compact and... Read more
18 Apr
2016

High-fidelity prototyping: What, When, Why and How?


Eleonora Ibragimova

As part of the user experience design series at MOBGEN, we have recently covered the benefits of low-fidelity prototyping within design process of digital products. Additional to low-fi prototypes, designers can also make use of high-fidelity prototyping in their process to communicate or validate... Read more
12 Apr
2016

Aegon invests in MOBGEN for customer connectivity


MOBGEN

Press Release April 2016. Aegon and MOBGEN team up for mobile first in financial services Aegon has taken a minority equity stake in the mobile innovation specialist MOBGEN which develops mobile systems & applications for multinational companies, enabling them to connect digitally with... Read more
10 Apr
2016

Mobile workforce enablement


Monique

A delicate but business critical transformation For decades, technology has shaped how we perform our work and conduct business. The introduction of the car has led to decentralisation and local ecosystems. The introduction of digital technologies in the 80s and 90s has led to globalisation... Read more
31 Mar
2016

Introducing Shell Connected Car API


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Message March 2016. Over the last 50 years, Shell has continuously been at the forefront when it comes to innovation into fuels, and is expanding this into the digital age with the Connected Car programme recently launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We live in a world where... Read more
30 Mar
2016

Scanning for Virtual Reality


Sebastian Veldman

On Thursday 24th March, MOBGEN:Lab was invited to present at the Virtual Reality (VR) expert meeting at the Coded Matter(s) #13: Compiled Landscapes event. The reason for the invite was to showcase 'Project Construct', a virtual reality app developed by MOBGEN:Lab that allows people to digitally... Read more
29 Mar
2016

MOBGEN nominated for DIA & Ondernemingsverkiezing NH


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Message March 2016 The Shell Motorist application is nominated for the Dutch Interactive Awards (DIA) in the category Best Service. Fingers crossed for the award night on the 26st of May when the DIA awards are handed out. And last week, MOBGEN was nominated for another Dutch award: de... Read more
24 Mar
2016

Disruptive thinking @ TU Delft


natalia

MOBGEN had the pleasure of attending the IOB fair at TU Delft, where a team of delegates from MOBGEN’s Creative and Lab departments hosted a 2-hour disruptive thinking workshop. Participants were bachelor and master students from the integrated product design, design for interaction and strategic... Read more
10 Mar
2016

The data game: Do you see numbers or opportunities?


Leonardo

There are only 2 ways of playing a strategy game, be it chess, billiards, or poker. You can wait for your turn and devise the next move, or you can plan the next 10 moves for every step you take. Needless to say, good players never wait for their turn. In the tech world, we have a slightly... Read more
1 Mar
2016

MWC2016: 5G, IoT, Connected cars, VR, APIs, wearables, robots… and graphene?


Nick Mueller

Holy crap the Mobile World Congress is big. Like really big. We are talking more than 2,000 exhibitors sprawled over 9 football stadium sized halls, ranging from the gargantuan stands of Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm and Huawei to the thousands of miniscule parts manufacturers and service providers with... Read more
24 Feb
2016

ANWB signs MOBGEN for mobile apps


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release February 2016. With over 4,3 million members and 4,843 employees, The Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB is the largest club in the Netherlands. ANWB offers a wide range of services in the areas of recreation, tourism and mobility. Additionally, the ANWB is active in lobbying in... Read more
24 Feb
2016

Why you should adopt Mobile Automated Testing in every mobile application project


Jorge and Elena

How can you ensure a smooth and fully functional experience for end-users? How much testing is needed? When and how do you start the manual and automation testing, and what do you automate? These are a few of the questions that have attracted much debate over the years. This post is to shed some... Read more
23 Feb
2016

Apple Tech Talks: “The future of TV is Apps”


Jacobo

Apple recently announced the new "Apple Tech Talks" in several cities around the world, and MOBGEN was present at the London edition along with about two hundred other developers from all over the world. The talks were thought-provoking, divided into different topics such as design, remote focus... Read more
22 Feb
2016

Image recognition: what is it, and why it can be beneficial for your company


Nathalie Post

What is image recognition technology? Image recognition (sometimes called computer vision) is a technology that strives to acquire, process, analyse, and understand images and high-dimensional data from the real world in order to produce numerical or symbolic information. What did you just... Read more
20 Feb
2016

MOBGEN talks @


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Message February 2016. The MWG Mediacongres 2016 took place this month at the Westergasterrein in Amsterdam. The MWG congress is one of Holland’s biggest digital congresses, and this year’s edition was all about the many aspects of digital within the current and future media landscape.... Read more
20 Feb
2016

Have yourself an immersive experience


Sebastian Veldman

Fancy a trip to Mars today? Nowadays it’s virtually possible - just give the image below a spin! It’s like Christmas has come around again when we look at the latest emerging technologies; Oculus is making its latest Rift available for the consumer market this quarter; HTC opens up pre-orders... Read more
2 Feb
2016

The Alberto MOBGEN Awards


Alberto

The Oscar nominees of 2016 have been announced! Oops, this is MOBGEN and we don't have Oscars, but we do have the coveted Alberto MOBGEN Awards. It began at Christmas 2013, the year I started working for MOBGEN. I gave an Android figure (as I am an devoted Android developer) as a gift to each... Read more
29 Jan
2016

LIVE: EVI VAN LANSCHOT SMARTPHONE APPS


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release January 2016. Evi van Lanschot specialises in providing online investment solutions, in which traditional investments are combined with modern technologies. Because clients want convenient access to their investments at any time and place, MOBGEN and Evi Van Lanschot have... Read more
27 Jan
2016

FLUX:FX nominated for the Global Mobile Awards


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release January 2016. The Global Mobile Awards nominations have been announced, and the recipients will be receive their awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (22nd – 25th February 2016). MOBGEN has been shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Mobile Music App’ for... Read more
27 Jan
2016

Low-fi prototyping: What, Why and How?


Eleonora Ibragimova

The creation of digital products usually involves a range of roles and functions collaborating on a project. The apparent ones are the business analysts who map out the requirements for the end product to fulfill, the visual designers who create beautiful interface screens, and developers who turn... Read more
24 Jan
2016

New office: Malaga


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release January 2016... Read more
28 Dec
2015

TOTO is going mobile


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release December 2015... Read more
24 Dec
2015

Free to download white papers


Monique

Did you know that 84% of smartphone users often use their mobile phone to enrich or make their shopping experience easier? By the end of this year, the mobile share of all e-commerce purchases will count for around 40 to even 50%. And among the 500 largest mobile retailers in the world, 42% of all... Read more
23 Dec
2015

Invitation: MOBGEN New Year’s Drinks & Workshop


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Message December 2015... Read more
23 Dec
2015

Happy New Year


Monique

The year 2015 is coming to an end, and the whole MOBGEN team wants to Wish You All the Best for 2016! Let’s look back at the past year that flew by... To start with, we are very proud to have opened our 4th office: MOBGEN Malaga. In answer to the increasing demands of our clients, more... Read more
30 Nov
2015

THE MOBILE PAYMENTS LANDSCAPE AND ITS OPPORTUNITIES


MOBGEN

The international payment landscape is changing rapidly. The once unassailable banks and credit card companies are now subject to fierce competition from a new generation of digital service providers, whose mobile banking solutions are often much cheaper, more transparent and more customer-oriented... Read more
26 Nov
2015

How performance monitoring can benefit your business


Celine

Creating high performing apps, engaging your customers and making smarter business decisions are just a few factors that can lead your company to success. How you monitor the performance of an app is paramount and keeps you in the control tower. We’ve asked Luca Temperini, Team Lead Web... Read more
26 Nov
2015

NIBE-SVV launches e-learning apps developed by MOBGEN


MOBGEN

MOBGEN Press Release November 2015... Read more
23 Nov
2015

IKEA’s Think Outside The Cubicle


Celine

From Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd, IKEA hosted a 48-hour hackathon in its Concept Center in Delft. During the hackathon “Think Outside The Cubicle”, attendees needed to brainstorm in teams, develop and bring their ideas to life. Participants were asked to inspire each other with innovative... Read more
10 Nov
2015

MOBGEN at Big Android BBQ 2015: “How to improve the quality of projects with Android’s Gradle”


Javier

Google has long been introducing new tools for developers, in order to make the applications testable and allow them to work with continuous delivery systems. One of those tools Google introduced was Gradle for Android: an open source build automation system that merges the concepts of Apache Ant... Read more
10 Nov
2015

The End of Roaming? – What the elimination of roaming costs could bring to the world of mobile


Guy Samuel

This summer, the European Council announced a long-overdue complement to the integration between EU member states: the elimination of roaming charges. From April 2016, EU residents will enjoy a reduction of up to 75% in roaming costs, with all charges to be phased out by mid-2017. This step... Read more
7 Nov
2015

Red Dot award ceremony Berlin: MOBGEN & NOIISE receive the highest distinction ‘Best of the Best’ design award for the FLUX:FX audio app


MOBGEN

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6 Nov
2015

MOBGEN wins MMA EMEA Smarties Award for Shell Motorist app


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28 Oct
2015

iOS applications development: Never a dull moment!


Raluca

Looking retrospectively at the years I have been focusing on iOS application development, the first thing that comes into my mind is the expression: Never a dull moment, and I highly doubt this will change in the next couple of years. The iOS platform is very dynamic with a major update of the... Read more
28 Oct
2015

FLUX by belew wins Mobile Innovations Award, MOBGEN nominated for FD Gazellen and A Coruña team runs 10km


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27 Oct
2015

Digital transformation of traditional sectors


Celine

For all traditional sectors, there’s a digital transformation going on. Because of the fast rising increase in the use of mobile internet and applications, traditional companies can no longer be left behind. An example of such a traditional sector, is the book sector. To give you some insights... Read more
22 Oct
2015

The Retail App: The ultimate direct link with the customer


MOBGEN

The phone affects the way consumers gather information, but also how they move and orient themselves, make purchases, plan holidays and maintain relationships. It’s the logical, almost always present extension for direct interpretation of a large number of daily consumer needs. The retail app... Read more
22 Oct
2015

The 10 Commandments of Mobile Loyalty


MOBGEN

At the start of 2015, the number of mobile telephone subscriptions worldwide totalled 7.2 billion. A figure which annually increases by 5 percent. During the year’s first quarter, more than a third of the world’s eCommerce purchases were made via the mobile channel. In the same period, the IOS... Read more
13 Oct
2015

How to create value in the mobile channel


Guy

You know the story... You are certain that mobile will be awesome for your business. It is a great personal channel that everybody already has in their pocket, correct? Well, it’s easier said than done. There are almost always endless possibilities that your product/project can evolve into,... Read more
6 Oct
2015

MOBGEN wins Mobile Innovations Award 2015 for FLUX by belew™


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29 Sep
2015

MOBGEN starts business development in the UK


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