Fintech:  Revolutionising the High Street Banking Experience (3 minute read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 17-Aug-2017 15:32:23

In the midst of a digital revolution, the financial sector has remained very quiet whilst other industries are increasingly implementing new technologies. This has allowed start ups to dominate fintech, leaving high street banks in the dust.

 

Although banks have implemented emerging technologies within their structure through the use of mobile apps since 2007, the technology currently used by mainstream banks is not reflective of the developments within other industries.

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iOS 11, could break your app! (2 minute read)

Posted by Alex Mills-Baker on 16-Aug-2017 10:20:40

It’s nearly D-Day for hundreds of the most beloved apps on the Apple App store. With the release of iOS 11 Apple is going to kill off support for all legacy apps that haven’t been updated to take advantage of the 64 bit processors included in all Apple devices since the iPhone 5S.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, App Development

5 WAYS RETAILERS ARE USING EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TO WIN IN THE HIGH STREET (3 Minute Read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 15-Aug-2017 16:07:19

As new technologies emerge, many aspects of our daily lives are rethought and adjusted to incorporate simpler, more innovative experiences. Although valued by the British public, the high street is not immune from these changes. With a wealth of competition, retail giants and local councils alike are looking at more ways to improve and create a more enjoyable consumer high street experience, by employing new technologies to encourage customers to shop in new ways.

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Topics: AR and VR, Disruption and Change, IoT, Digital Transformation

The Future of Mobile Banking

Posted by Eleanor Burt on 02-Aug-2017 09:30:23

You might not have noticed, but a banking revolution is underway. Along with all the major high street banking institutions scrambling to outdo each other with their mobile offerings, there are a fleet of startups beginning to compete in the mobile banking market.

 

 

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Topics: Finance

My Two and a Half Years in Tech: So Long, Farewell and Thanks for Reading

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 27-Jul-2017 09:14:40

"Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time."  – Bill Gates

I’ve been learning, reading and writing about mobile and tech for the past two and a half years and in that relatively short space of time, technology has progressed and evolved at an exponential rate. This is my final blog for B60, it’s been one hell of a ride.

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Topics: General Tech News

The Challenge of Digitally Disrupting the Automotive Industry (5 Minute Read)

Posted by Alex Mills-Baker on 26-Jul-2017 11:10:03

We’re living in exciting times, the automotive industry is entering into a period of change and disruption not seen since the motor car first emerged out of Karl Benz’s garage. In the decades since, the car has undergone countless evolutions as the vehicle has been refined and perfected to the pinnacle of manufacturing we see today. However, what we are living through is revolution not evolution.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Connected Cars, IoT

Five ‘To-Do List’ Apps That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 20-Jul-2017 10:37:02

Time management and constantly staying organised can be quite the challenge. There’s no shortage of apps that promise to help you streamline or organise all the tasks you’re attempting to juggle, whether you want to prioritise tasks or break projects into smaller chunks.

We’ve rounded up five ‘To-Do List’ apps that will make your much easier…

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Topics: General Tech News

The Seven Point Digital Transformation Checklist

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 18-Jul-2017 12:07:09

Digital Transformation is becoming imperative for all businesses, from the small to the enterprise. What’s not clear to many business leaders is what digital transformation actually means for their organisation.

In order to stay relevant, businesses must stay ahead of the momentous shifts which are perpetual in digital technology. Forrester research found that only 27 percent of operating companies have a working digital strategy, and for many organisations, keeping pace is proving to be a real challenge.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Digital Transformation

The Five Best Voice-Powered Apps

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 11-Jul-2017 09:44:27

The voice-first market has finally taken off and, as a result, voice-powered apps have become hugely popular within the app stores. Google Home and Amazon Echo have accelerated the adoption of voice-powered technology and it is slowly being integrated into our everyday lives.

Voice-powered tech has rapidly evolved in recent years, yet integration with mobile apps is still in its infancy. There are a handful of applications which are ahead of the curve and leading the way for voice-command integrations. We’ve drawn up a list of the five best voice-powered apps available to download now or in the near future…

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Topics: AI, IoT, Engagement

Welcome to B60 - Dal Sohal, our new Account Manager!

Posted by Eleanor Burt on 07-Jul-2017 10:54:49

B60 are pleased to welcome the newest member of our team, Dal Sohal. Dal is joining B60 as our newest Account Manager.  He will be keeping our clients updated and happy throughout the consultancy and development process and making sure it runs like a well-oiled machine.

 

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Topics: Jobs, B60 Staff