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The future of mobile vision

July 22, 2019


I have been thinking a lot about the future of mobile, and how we are likely to move away from an over reliance on that little black rectangle we carry around. There are many new developments that are coming to fruition that will allow us to greatly enhance the technology that we carry around with […]

Making mobile work for your business

May 18, 2015


I am often faced with the challenge of making a switch to mobile for my clients. So I’ll explain a little about how I go about this … but first a short bit of context. They know that mobile is the way to go, but are not sure how to make mobile work for them. […]

Mobiles are changing the very way we think – Part 2

March 21, 2014


 [eds note: This post is too long,  so here it is in 15 words: Digital Natives and Immigrants are very different in how they use mobiles so design accordingly.] In the previous entry on this subject we looked at how mobiles are changing the way we think. In summary: We are ever more reliant on external memory, provided by […]

Mobile app / web responsiveness

March 20, 2014


In short: Ensure your apps react quickly (sub 1 second), and tell the user when delays are expected, because with a flaky mobile connection these delays can happen more often than you’d like. For many years at the birth of the internet there was a lot of effort in making web pages load fast over […]

API Architecture for Mobile Usage

January 3, 2013


  Often when designing an API it can be a bit of a “make it up as you go along” or to just follow the same old patterns from the usual integration cook books. However with access from external mobile devices you need to consider some extra things so here are a few  for you […]

Mobile Academy: Mental Models

October 31, 2012


D3 User Mental Model &Framework This session is about getting the right design for your users. We will define the steps and building blocks needed for the user and system to com­plete the core tasks in the real world. Learn how to use Mind maps, Task break­down flow, IA blocks, Priya Prakash, Manuela Zavattaro 2/10, 6.30pm (Tues) The […]

Responsive Web Design – Making the Mobile Internet a joy to use

April 24, 2012


This was originally posted to my internal IBM blog on 09:42 28/03/2012, Steve Devo, css, design, js, mobile, re-flow, technology, web, Mobile Internet As a technologist I am often asked about making web sites work on mobiles, and typically the question has been do we have a layer in the server that redesigns for the mobile […]