Enterprise Mobility

3 Opportunities to Empower Your Mobile Field Services Workforce

For many years, software and digital innovations across the field services industry were focused on work executed indoors, at a desk and in front of a monitor. Yet, a large…

By Evelina Tapia | Oct 04, 2017

Why Enterprise Mobile Projects Need a Proof of Concept—Fast

To enterprise level product owners: mobile apps can seem like a no brainer, especially as custom solutions can be uniquely tailored and plug directly into the nuances of your workforce,…

By Kirk Eggleston | May 16, 2017

SXSW 2017: Only 1 day left to vote!

This year, ChaiOne is trying to go for a speaking gig at one of the largest tech conferences in the world, and one that is in our own backyard (well,…

By Rachel Nitschke | Sep 02, 2016

SXSW 2017: We need your vote

We’re ready for SXSW…and it’s only August. A few ChaiOnauts have submitted speaking applications. Take FIVE minutes to take a look and then head on over to the PanelPicker to give…

By Rachel Nitschke | Aug 16, 2016

Say What? What Voice Interface Design Means for the Enterprise

Earlier this year at WWDC, Apple announced that they will allow third-party developers to integrate with Siri – an intelligent assistant that interacts with users through voice. While Siri is…

By Evelina Tapia | Aug 15, 2016

Digital customer experience: What’s wrong with mobile pay?

“Your kids won’t know what money is.”— Tim Cook, November 11, 2015 This bold prediction from the Apple boss, along with the new app launches from retailers and banking commercials touting…

By Madeleine Popp | Jul 18, 2016

What is Digital Transformation?

You own a large, multi-family residential complex. When tenants need to pay rent or submit maintenance requests, they come down to the manager’s office and stand in a line behind…

By Gaurav Khandelwal | Jul 07, 2016

WWDC 2016: Siri everywhere, coding for all, and other thoughts a month later

It’s been about a month since WWDC and we thought it was about time to touch base with our Director of Engineering, Travis Fischer to ask him a couple questions about…

By Madeleine Popp | Jul 06, 2016

The Costly Mistake Companies Make with Mobile Strategy

Imagine the first light switch-less house. The lighting in the house is completely controlled by a mobile app. Instead of hitting the switch when you walk in the door, you…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jun 14, 2016

The Digital Oilfield of the Future Will Cause Serious ROI for the Downstream Industry

A shaky recovery is building pressure on oil and gas companies to continue to streamline their operations . Now, many are taking cues from their manufacturing counterparts to make investments…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jun 01, 2016

Human Factors and Successful Enterprise UX

The business benefits of intuitive, user-friendly and pleasant technologies have been highlighted in various sources, including prominent media outlets like Harvard Business Journal and Forbes. Delivering positive business user experiences…

By Evelina Tapia | Apr 26, 2016

Uxicorn: Choosing the Right Design and UX Agency

The buzzword UX, which stands for “User eXperience,” has escaped design world and infiltrated C-level suites at various companies that engage in everything under the sun except design. They need…

By Evelina Tapia | Apr 14, 2016

The Complete 2016 Guide to Requirements for Mobile Apps

1 in 4. This is how many businesses will lose competitive ranking due to a lack of digital competence by 2017. Mobile applications are now necessary to compete for today’s…

By Rachel Nitschke | Apr 07, 2016

How to Get Mobile App Development Requirements Right— The First Time

In 1961, Alan Shepard piloted the mission into space. When reporters questioned him later on what he thought about as he waited for liftoff, he famously replied, “That every part…

By Rachel Nitschke | Apr 05, 2016

The Non-Functional Requirements That Are Critical to the Success of Mobile Apps

Design needs to be more than ‘pretty.” In fact, the aesthetic feelings you and your superiors have about a company’s portfolio should not factor into your evaluation of vendors, unless…

By Rachel Nitschke | Mar 31, 2016

The Foolproof Strategy to Gathering User Requirements for Mobile Applications

Sales had stagnated for a major foodservice product distributor. It took 50 percent more interactions for new sales hires to achieve the same results as their veteran counterparts, due to…

By Rachel Nitschke | Mar 30, 2016

To RFP or not RFP: Introducing the 2016 Guide to Requirements for Mobile Apps

1 in 4. This is how many businesses will lose competitive ranking due to a lack of digital competence by 2017. Mobile applications are now necessary to compete for today’s…

By Rachel Nitschke | Mar 29, 2016

Solving the Biggest Challenge of Enterprise IoT: UX

James Bond is driving a BMW 750i, expertly maneuvering through a difficult parking garage and evading a rocket launcher, a steel wire trap and quite a few barrages of gunfire….

By Rachel Nitschke | Feb 16, 2016

Vendor Managed Inventory: Why Downstream CIOs Need to Invest in 2016

Keep product moving. Keep haulers moving. Keep inventory low. These are the three profit-driven principles of downstream oil and gas companies. As long as those three are right, the firm…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jan 05, 2016

Jumpstart Your Innovation Process and Strategy for 2016

On-demand delivery apps have exploded, Amazon Echo’s Alexa is now calmly tracking consumers’ grocery lists, the iPad has a stylus and a new bet on enterprise, new enterprise applications are…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jan 04, 2016

Baby Stepping Your QA Team into Enterprise Mobility Security Testing

Imagine having to pay a $218K HIPAA fine. That’s exactly how much a hospital in Massachusetts had to pay because of repeated security failures. St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center had put…

By Aqueelah Grant | Dec 16, 2015