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  • Alexa’s Unleashed. And It’s a Great Thing for Skill Developers

    Motorola recently announced that it will be bringing Amazon Alexa to their phones in 2017. This is very exciting for Alexa skill developers like ArcTouch. We’re big believers in the future of voice-powered conversational apps, most notably Alexa skills for Amazon Echo and Google Actions for Google Home. Few can dispute the meteoric rise of […] The post Alexa’s Unleashed. And It’s a Great Thing for...

ArcTouch - Handcrafted Custom Mobile Solutions

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • How to Build an Alexa Skill: Introducing Airport Security Line Wait Times

    As a developer, I’m always excited to dive deep into the code on new technologies. And we at ArcTouch will often take time outside of client projects to explore emerging platforms with a simple purpose: to learn. But it’s always better when we can build something that solves a real problem. That’s what happened for […] The post How to Build an Alexa Skill: Introducing Airport Security Line Wait Ti...

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  • Build or buy? What kind of workplace app offers the best ROI?

    The market for workplace apps is large and growing quickly. However, according to our recently released research, “Functional but Unfriendly: A Study of Enterprise Mobile App User Experience,” despite expected rapid investment growth, the penetration of workplace apps in the market is still in the nascent stages: Only 12 percent of U.S. full-time employees use enterprise […] The post Build or buy?...

ArcTouch - Handcrafted Custom Mobile Solutions

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • INFOGRAPHIC: Are Your Enterprise Mobile Apps Working for You?

    ArcTouch recently released results of a new mobile user experience survey, fielded by research firm Precision Sample, titled “Functional but Unfriendly: A Study of Enterprise Mobile App User Experience.” The research found that office workers who use company-issued apps for their jobs say the apps help make them more productive and efficient. But the survey […] The post INFOGRAPHIC: Are Your Enter...

  • How to organize a hackathon: A Q&A with ArcTouch CEO Eric N. Shapiro

    Hackathons are becoming increasingly popular in the tech industry. Not only do they provide the chance for participants to experiment with leading edge technology, but internal hackathons can also help companies identify new business opportunities. As ArcTouch CEO and cofounder Eric N. Shapiro says, “It’s a chance to explore the future of what you can […] The post How to organize a hackathon: A Q&...

ArcTouch - Handcrafted Custom Mobile Solutions

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • 9 things developers and businesses need to know about Google Home

    During ArcTouch’s recent third-annual Hackathon, we learned a lot about some emerging IoT platforms. From chatbots and wearables to home assistants and augmented reality, we dove into the IoT world around us in an effort to understand how businesses, developers and users can benefit from these new platforms. Google Home was the focus of a […] The post 9 things developers and businesses need to kno...

ArcTouch - Handcrafted Custom Mobile Solutions

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Survey: Employer Mobile Apps Aren’t Meeting Worker Expectations

    [Editor’s note: The following is a press release originally published on Business Wire.] SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 1, 2017 – ArcTouch Mobile & Connected Experiences, a full-service digital design and development studio, today released the results of its new research report, “Functional But Unfriendly: A Study of Enterprise Mobile App User Experience.” The study revealed that of […] The post Survey: Emp...

  • Top App Awards to Add to Your Calendar

    For good reason, our clients often ask us about some of the best mobile app awards and how to apply. Entering your mobile app for award consideration should be part of your marketing plan. Winning high-profile awards can result in a host of free promotional placement and awareness for your app. So, in the spirit […] The post Top App Awards to Add to Your Calendar appeared first on ArcTouch.

  • 10 Lessons We Learned from Our 2017 Hackathon

    One goal for any successful hackathon is to learn. And that was our mission last week, as our entire team assembled in our San Francisco and Florianópolis, Brazil offices for our third annual hackathon. And learn we did. Sure, we consumed gallons of coffee, ate from a seemingly endless supply of food provided by local […] The post 10 Lessons We Learned from Our 2017 Hackathon appeared first on Arc...

  • Law and Order in a Bot-to-Bot World

    No doubt about it, bots are coming. Forgive the hyperbole, but I mean REALLY coming  —  in a big, pervasive, omnipresent, life-changing sort of way. I’m not talking about today’s experimental first-generation business chatbots on consumer messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, Kik and WeChat. I’m talking about personal bots. Maybe not in 2017, but soon […] The post Law and Order in a Bot-to-...

  • Making an App: Transforming a Physical ADHD / LD Experience into a Mobile UX

    [Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of blog posts about our collaboration with Eye to Eye, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving the life of every person with a learning disability (LD / ADHD). Our goal for the Making an App series is to help spread the word about Eye to Eye’s […] The post Making an App: Transforming a Physical ADHD / LD Experience into a Mobile UX appeared first ...

  • How to Use Mobile Analytics to Drive Your App Strategy

    Building a successful app is a process. No matter how you go about designing and developing your app, you have to spend some time developing a mobile analytics strategy — one that’s rooted in your KPIs and the business value you hope to derive from the app. That might sound obvious, but you’d be surprised […] The post How to Use Mobile Analytics to Drive Your App Strategy appeared first on ArcTouc...

  • Introducing the Pilates Metrics App: The Intersection of Big Data and Healthcare

    There is a lot of excitement about the potential impact of mobile and big data in healthcare — and legitimately so. Especially when it comes to how “big data” gathered from millions of mobile device users can provide insights about different behaviors to improve our global society’s collective health. We’re happy to share the news […] The post Introducing the Pilates Metrics App: The Intersection ...

  • ArcTouch Recognized as Great Place to Work in U.S., Brazil

    We’ve always believed ArcTouch is a great place to work – and now we have proof. We’re proud to say that we’ve been recently recognized as a Great Place to Work®. Great Place to Work is the global authority in recognizing high-performing workplace cultures, and renowned for its annual lists of best companies to work […] The post ArcTouch Recognized as Great Place to Work in U.S., Brazil appeared f...

  • Making an App: Meet David Flink, Founder of Eye to Eye

    [Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of blog posts about our collaboration with Eye to Eye, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the life of every person with a learning disability (LD). Our goal for the Making an App series is to help spread the word about Eye to Eye’s important work — and […] The post Making an App: Meet David Flink, Founder of Eye to Eye appeared first on ArcTouch.

  • How To Use Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics in Your Mobile App

    There’s no point in implementing app analytics and measurement tools if you don’t intend to use the data gathered to optimize the app and improve its performance. If you’re going to spend your company’s time and resources instrumenting and measuring user behavior, you’d better have a plan for harvesting that data and turning it into […] The post How To Use Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive ...

ArcTouch - Handcrafted Custom Mobile Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • When to Use Mobile Test Automation for Your App

    The traditional process of testing software can be lengthy and cumbersome. That’s especially true in mobile — there’s a wide variety of devices and features you need to account for with app testing. Enter functional mobile test automation, which when properly planned and executed, can be a real time saver. It can also spare your app development team […] The post When to Use Mobile Test Automation ...

  • Time Machine: How 1977’s HP-01 ‘Wrist Instrument’ Foreshadowed the Apple Watch

    Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 2 last week at its annual fall press event with typical Apple panache, including: The usual stunning Apple-esque fit and finish video News that Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch An update about the incrementally improved watchOS 3 Nike, the biggest brand in fitness, on stage showcasing its […] The post Time Machine: How 1977’s HP-01 ‘Wrist Instrument’ Foresh...

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