3 key drivers of Booking.com’s financial innovation

3 key drivers of Booking.com’s financial innovation

Big data and related technology are transforming the way businesses approach data analysis. While the sheer volume of data from its disparate sources have made data analysis and the process of extracting insights a challenging task for businesses, there are a few data-driven companies that can give us inspiration and direction. Booking.com has always been at the forefront of technology. Owned… Continue reading 3 key drivers of Booking.com’s financial innovation

Check out our definitive IoT market participant landscape

Check out our definitive IoT market participant landscape

The Internet of Things is a behemoth. IoT companies number nearly 3,000, employ 10 times that, and have created over $600 billion in value. But this behemoth is also mysterious, and, at times, confusing. So what exactly is IoT and who is involved? According John Koetsier, IoT analyst and advisor to ReadWrite Labs, IoT is… Continue reading Check out our definitive IoT market participant landscape

Team Conflict: Four Ways to Deflate the Discord that’s Killing Your Team

Team Conflict: Four Ways to Deflate the Discord that’s Killing Your Team

It was supposed to be a simple web project. Our client needed a site that would allow users to create, deploy and review survey results. Aside from some APIs that weren’t done, I wasn’t very worried about the project. I was surprised that my product manager was spending so much time at the client’s office.… Continue reading Team Conflict: Four Ways to Deflate the Discord that’s Killing Your Team

What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

It’s safe to say by this point that the launch of the Pay platforms, like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and so on, haven’t exactly set the world alight. Usage numbers remain difficult to come by, always a telling sign, and while growth may be slow and steady, it’s not the death knell for banks in… Continue reading What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

Color Accessibility Workflows

Color Accessibility Workflows

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Geri Coady’s new book, Color Accessibility Workflows, available now from A Book Apart. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 contain recommendations from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for making the web more accessible to users with disabilities, including… Continue reading Color Accessibility Workflows