Black Friday and Cyber Monday proved that mobile is a big part of the e-commerce equation. The problem is that conversion rates stink on mobile. What role does design play?
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Mobile will power customer experiences and drive digital transformation across Asia-Pacific in 2015, predicts Forrester, but most businesses won't be able to provide the necessary services to service mobile consumers.
Australian software development firm Readify is moving to acquire local user experience design company Folk, plugging a chunk of its AU$7 million capital-raising effort into the partner agency.
Workday is aiming to make user experience a competitive advantage with frequent updates of the interface across its apps.
Asian nation emerges as world's largest adopter of smartphones with a penetration rate of 85 percent, but businesses still aren't providing great experience with 88 percent of mobile consumers reporting access problems.
Google can design pure Android all it wants but the reality is that managing a consistent user experience is a lot like herding cats given hardware partners all have their own overlays.
Looking past the hardware and software required to make a good mobile device, it's the total package that determines how well they resonate with users.
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus buyers who use their new phone on T-Mobile will find that the carrier offers a few things that other iPhone owners will not yet experience.
T-Mobile continues to launch initiatives designed to provide customers with the best smartphone experience in their home and office.
Consuming information on a mobile device is commonplace, due largely to the popularity of the smartphone. With phones getting bigger than ever, some consider using them instead of a tablet. Experience shows this isn't the way to go for some folks.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
Microsoft's Nadella posited the new board member's experience will "be invaluable as we transform Microsoft for growth and leadership in the mobile-first, cloud-first world."
The new notebook is the first major design win for AMD's new budget mobile chip.
At Autodesk, Hawkins played a heavy hand in the design software maker's transition to a cloud and mobile-focused business model while also overseeing more than 50 acquisitions during his tenure.
Due to criticism levied against the Galaxy S5, reports suggest that Samsung's mobile design head has stepped down.
Since moving its back-end systems to enable the interactions with cloud, data, mobile, and social, Apollo Group has been able to bring a personalised teaching experience to online learning for its students.
Oracle said it has made ease-of-use and improved productivity a core priority for its suite of Customer Experience Cloud offerings, with enhancements focused on improving the SFA mobile experience for sales reps and managers.
IBM will add a series of design and data consulting labs around the world and invest $100 million in its Interactive Experience practice.
Survey confirms enterprise users want the same simplicity and ease as they get from mobile apps. But user design and quick app turnarounds aren't part of the enterprise DNA, yet.
Major updated to online payment processing platform also includes one of the most common feature requests: support for separate billing and payment addresses.
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