Top 3 Cybersecurity Trends Companies Need to Know

20 billion connected devices—that’s Gartner’s prediction for how many connected devices will be in use by 2020. Now, rewind to October 21, 2016, and the (DDoS(distributed denial of service)) attack…

By Kirk Eggleston | May 01, 2017

Top 5 Reasons You Should Consider a Chatbot for Your Business or Brand

In his 1996 book, Dave Barry in Cyberspace, Barry says, “the internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.”…

By Kirk Eggleston | Apr 06, 2017

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

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

ChaiOne Employee Spotlight: Travis Fischer

Travis Fischer Director of Engineering at ChaiOne This month’s ChaiOne Employee Spotlight is on Travis Fischer, the Director of Engineering at ChaiOne. As the Director of Engineering, Travis oversees all…

By Natalie Cheng | Jul 16, 2015

WWDC 2015 Recap

WWDC 2015 has come and gone, and while this year did not have quite as huge an onslaught of announcements as previous years, there were still significant steps forward. We…

By Terry Lewis | Jun 17, 2015

What You Need to Know About Data Visualization Tools For Mobile

In today’s connected world, there are tons of data being collected from oil pressure sensors to GPS and even heart rate monitors in wearables. This data has value only if…

By Andrew Strickland | Apr 16, 2015

A Guide To Geofencing

This blog post is based on an interview with Kevin Lee, the Manager of Engineering, at ChaiOne. You may have heard the terms geofence or geofencing, but do you actually…

By Natalie Cheng | Apr 13, 2015

Why You Should Choose Xamarin As Your Cross-Platform Development Tool

Over the years many businesses have invested heavily in using Microsoft throughout their organizations. Those with in-house development departments and custom software solutions more than likely chose to develop their…

By Blake Davidson | Mar 02, 2015

The Benefits of Native Apps

Native apps are smartphone applications written specifically for a particular device.  Today the largest competitors are the iPhone and Android phone.  iPhone apps are written in Obj-C or Swift while…

By Nic Nash | Feb 04, 2015

Apple WatchKit SDK: Current and Future Capabilities

Apple’s WatchKit SDK has been available since mid-November, and developers have had enough time to give their initial response after a month or two of development time. The WatchKit SDK…

By Jeff Kibuule | Jan 07, 2015

Incorporating Lean Sigma into App Development

Want to grow revenue by 80% or increase market share by 60%? Well, your organization might not get the exact same results, but it can realize some benefits if proper…

By Roberto Moctezuma | Nov 19, 2014

Beacon Bits: A developer tool to explore the power of iBeacons

iBeacon technology was first introduced to the public by Apple at WWDC 2013; the goal: to enable a new level of location applications made possible with Bluetooth LE technologies introduced…

By Jeff Kibuule | Nov 11, 2014

Dealing with Massive Data in Rails

Rails is amazing. It has helped individuals and entrepreneurs build minimum viable products much faster. Here at ChaiOne, Rails is the default backend choice whether it is used as a…

By Yujing Zheng | Oct 28, 2014

Apple Pay: A more secure way to pay

Apple recently released iOS 8.1 and with it, Apple Pay, their long-awaited solution to mobile payments. In the Passbook application, there is a new option for adding credit cards by…

By Jeff Kibuule | Oct 27, 2014

Improving the User Experience in Mobile Forms

With more than 1 million apps in the App Store, mobile app developers definitely have competition. It can be difficult to get users, but a key feature that distinguishes a…

By Natalie Cheng | Oct 09, 2014

Modern Asset Workflow for iOS Development

Using PDF vector assets on iOS is not new. With an ever increasing number of iOS devices with varying pixel densities, there is no time like now to move to…

By Matt Morey | Sep 18, 2014

Things To Consider When Designing A Localized App

Did you know that the innocent thumbs up gesture in the United States is actually interpreted in a very different way in Thailand? A local from Thailand would probably view…

By Jared Huke | Aug 13, 2014

What is Apple’s B2B App Store and How Does It Work?

With $10 billion in gross revenue in 2013 and 1.2 million apps as of June 2014, Apple’s App Store is a massive business. How do these apps get into the…

By chaione | Jul 29, 2014

Changing the User Experience with iBeacons

Context is a growing mobile trend, especially through the use of iBeacons. These inexpensive and low powered proximity sensors track user location to send push notifications. ABI Research predicts that…

By Justine Albright | Jul 24, 2014

Good-bye Objective-C, Hello Apple’s Swift

As you may have heard, Apple unveiled a new programming language called Swift a few weeks back at WWDC. This is monumental in a number of ways, and one of…

By Terry Lewis | Jul 07, 2014