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Software-feature-experimentation-tips

Software feature experimentation tips


Monday, October 7, 2019 by

Every new feature starts as an idea. Not all ideas are good ideas. Therefore, not every new feature is a good idea. So how do you know which feature is a good idea and which one isn’t? You experiment.  The idea of experimenting with users or in production may sound scary and complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. The questions below shed some light ...


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Airship has acquired Apptimize


Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by

Airship announced that it has acquired Apptimize. This move provides marketers and developers with a single solution to optimize the entire user experience across messaging channels and digital properties. Airship enables businesses to send messages at the time and place that customers will be most responsive —  whether on SMS, push notification, email, mo...


How-and-why-to-use-feature-flags

How and why to use feature flags


Friday, April 12, 2019 by

Some of the world’s most successful and best-known tech companies, including Netflix, Instagram and Facebook, use product experimentation and feature flagging to capture accurate data about customers and product ideas and gain intelligence on market trends. Split CEO and co-founder Adil Aijaz says organizations that embrace feature flagging and experimentation ...


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Push notification value increases with intensity


Monday, March 4, 2019 by

Marfeel has released the results of an extensive study that measured the value of push notifications to publishers and identified optimized strategies for increasing the value of push notifications by up to 40 percent. The research defined a new metric, Subscriber Lifetime Value, or SLTV, to evaluate push notification strategies for customers using Marfeel’s au...


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Learn machine learning easier thanks to Spell


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

Machine learning startup Spell has launched a new collaborative web platform and brand identity designed by Studio Rodrigo, the New York independent design studio, helping to open up the huge potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to a vast new audience. The launch of the new web interface and online learning portal designed by Studio Rodrigo coinc...


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AI program is helping fight tropical diseases after Hurricane Maria


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Wovenware is developing an AI program to help scientists at the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) research mosquitoes carrying diseases, such as Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. PRVCU is trying to prevent the spread of these diseases and determine why many mosquitoes have gained immunity to insecticides. Since only one type of mo...


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Top ranking mobile games earn 10X what other games do


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

A report from Mobvista-owned GameAnalytics has shown yet again just how competitive the mobile games industry is, with a minority of top-performing titles capturing a disproportionate slice of the $70 billion forecast to be spent on mobile games in 2018. The report, titled "Mobile Gaming Benchmarks", is GameAnalytics’ second global anal...


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Use quantum computers over the cloud with ACQUA


Friday, June 15, 2018 by

Making a world that is "Quantum Ready" requires more researchers exploring the applications of quantum computing and potential quantum advantage, and working with real quantum computers just got easier for experts in chemistry, artificial intelligence and optimization thanks to IBM. Building on QISKit, the open source quantum information science kit for s...


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App development strategies from Swish's CTO Jeff Whelpley


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by

Deciding on how to get your idea to the mobile market can be a long journey. Things like building your own infrastructure vs. a managed services approach, and leveraging open source technologies to keep dev costs down are just a few of the things to consider.We had a recent discussion with the CTO of Swish (a budgeting app founded by the guys who did Get Human) on mobil...


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Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details


Friday, February 2, 2018 by

Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the initial schedule, including keynote speakers, for the North American Cloud Foundry Summit, April 18-20, 2018 at the Boston Convention Center. With standard pricing ending February 9, registration will increase $200 to $845.The North American Cloud Foundry Summit keynote line-up includes:Matt Curry, Director, Director of Cloud E...


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IBM upgrades its qubit processing systems for commercial use


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

IBM announced two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum hardware as IBM continues to drive progress across the entire quantum computing technology stack, with focus on systems, software, applications and enablement.   The first IBM Q systems available online to c...


ChickfilA-used-visual-A-B-testing-to-improve-mobile-experience

ChickfilA used visual A-B testing to improve mobile experience


Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by

Mobile visual A/B testing is a process by which enterprises of all sizes are seeing satisfying results, all while companies are simultaneously increasing the value of their mobile presence. We sat down and talked with both Aaron Glazer, the CEO and Co-Founder of Taplytics, and Jay Ramirez, the Mobile Product Manager at Chick-fil-A Corporate, to learn about how the Chick...


FileMaker-not-for-dummies

FileMaker not for dummies


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...


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Apps with subscriptions should read this report about pricing


Thursday, August 17, 2017 by

Liftoff, a mobile app marketing and retargeting company, has released a report dedicated entirely to trends around subscription apps. The surprising data shows that setting subscription costs too low might actually lose otherwise-loyal app users. Additionally, the report looks into which price group converts users fastest, and highlights untapped potential in the male s...


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What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


IBM-is-building-a-quantum-computing-system

IBM is building a quantum computing system


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

IBM announced an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. “IBM Q” quantum systems and services will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform. While technologies that currently run on classical computers, such as Watson, can help find patterns and insights buried in vast amounts of existing data, quantum computers will...


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Top 3 ways to grow your audience with Facebook Analytics for Apps


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

We live in a digital world. We shop on our desktop computers, browse the web on tablets, play games on mobile, and interact with bots. We’re always on the go—at work, at home, even on vacation.    That means your ideal audience is out there, waiting to discover and enjoy your app and website or get in touch with you through your bot. To build gre...


How-Emotion-AI-is-becoming-a-real-opportunity-for-developers

How Emotion AI is becoming a real opportunity for developers


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by

We recently spoke with emotion artificial intelligence (AI) company, Affectiva, about how Emotion AI is emerging as a new opportunity for developers. Affectiva recently announced that its emotion recognition SDK has been integrated with Unity.  Developers in a range of industries from gaming, education, robotics and healthcare, to experiential marketing and more ar...


How-to-Accelerate-Your-DevOps-Application-Workflow

How to Accelerate Your DevOps Application Workflow


Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

In today’s digital economy, cloud platforms enable startups to disrupt any business, no matter how established. It’s also the key technology driving innovation within enterprises.Innovation is solving new problems that companies don’t even know exist, and DevOps is an increasingly popular organizational structure which lets you optimize both your innovation and operatio...


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Facebook Moves Forward With Artificial Intelligence and Social VR


Friday, April 15, 2016 by

There was a lot of news covering products available now for developers that was introduced at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco. The company also provided a glimpse of what the future holds for artificial intelligence and virtual reality.Facebook is looking forward to the potential for virtual reality to drive the future of social platforms. The compan...


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2016 Android Experiments Google I-O Challenge


Monday, March 28, 2016 by

Last year the Android developer team launched Android Experiments offering a showcase of creative Android projects that provides the opportunity for any Android developer to submit their own experiments to the gallery. The team has now announced the Android Experiments I/O Challenge which offers a chance for developers to win a trip to Google I/O 2016. From now thr...


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Top Five Lessons from Running A-B Tests on the World's Largest Professional Network


Tuesday, November 3, 2015 by

We run thousands of experiments each year at LinkedIn. Thousands of features, big and small, have been launched, refined, or discarded through our robust A/B testing platform. As a result of these experiments, we have learned a tremendous amount about how to make our products better and our members happier. At the same time, we have accumulated knowledge on how to ...


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Has LinkedIn Set the Standard for A-B Testing


Monday, October 5, 2015 by

In a recent blog post, Nanyu Chen, Senior Applied Research Engineer at LinkedIn, has provided an overview of a new, comprehensive technical paper on the XLNT Platform, LinkedIn's A/B testing platform.XLNT was built by LinkedIn to help the company make data-driven A/B testing decisions. XLNT was designed to encompass three steps of the testing process: design, deploy and...


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Google Play Updates Offer New Opportunities for Developers to Acquire Users


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by

At Google I/O new tools to help developers monetize through Google Play were announced including those to help grow an app business, improve decision making based on smarter insights, and better engage user bases with more relevant content.Among the announcements were:App Install Ads: With the new app install ads developers will be able to quickly set up ad campaigns fr...


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New Release of Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers Supports Windows and Android


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by

Intel has released the latest version (Release 1 2015) of its Graphics Performance Analyzers (GPA) which offers an analysis and optimization tool for Windows targets - including Intel Atom processors - from a Windows host. It also supports the latest generations of Intel Core and Intel Atom processors for applications developed for Windows or Android.Intel GPA provides ...


Parse-Now-Offers-Push-Experiments-to-Allow-App-Developers-the-Ability-to-AB-Test-Push-Notification-Marketing-Campaigns

Parse Now Offers Push Experiments to Allow App Developers the Ability to AB Test Push Notification Marketing Campaigns


Friday, November 7, 2014 by

Parse is launching Push Experiments, a new feature to help developers evaluate push messaging ideas to create the most effective notifications for an app. With Parse Push Experiments, developers can conduct A/B tests for push campaigns, then use the app’s realtime Parse Analytics data to help decide on the best variant to send.For each push campaign sent through the Par...


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Google Adds New Analytics to AdMob App Monetization Platform


Saturday, March 22, 2014 by

Google has announced the full integration of Google Analytics in the AdMob interface. The service is available on a new Analyze tab. Along with the new intergration there are a new set of features including a new drop down menu to switch between individual apps reports, new home page with combined Google Analytics nd AdMob reporting, and a new A...


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Wearable Tech’s Hottest Names Converge for SXSW Panel


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by

AUSTIN, Texas— Rocksauce Studios—an Austin, Texas-based mobile design and app development studio responsible for SmallCall, TickTalk, Brewski Me, and Tripini — will be presenting SXSW’s most blush-inducing panel to the 2014 Interactive Festival. Tech Off Your Clothes: Naked Truths of Wearables, will be an exciting looking into the tech industry’s most burgeoning sc...


Amazon-Releases-a-Free-Cross-Platform-User-Engagement-and-Testing-Tool

Amazon Releases a Free Cross Platform User Engagement and Testing Tool


Friday, November 8, 2013 by

Amazon Analytics and A/B Testing services are now available for developers, with support for iOS, Android, and Fire OS. By leveraging the data provided by Amazon Analytics Reports and A/B Testing, you can take steps to increase user engagement and monetization overall across platforms. Both services are free to use, regardless of usage level. These new services are buil...


Artisan-Mobile-Release-Latest-Version-of-Optimize

Artisan Mobile Release Latest Version of Optimize


Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by

Artisan Mobile has released the latest version of its Artisan Optimize, a platform app testing and modification, allowing developers to make real-time changes to the app user interface without re-writing code or re-submitting to app stores. The biggest news in the release is Android support, which now allows developers with apps on iOS and Android to use the Optimize...