Yearly Archives: 2015

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5 Killer App Combos for the iPad Pro

December 3, 2015

  • Alex Bratton

I’ve been working from my new iPad Pro since launch day and I’m impressed with things I wasn’t expecting. The larger screen is a joy to use for a number of apps like MindNode (mind mapping) and Mail. I was surprised by the power and productivity of split-screen multitasking on the iPad Pro. Split-Screen Productivity...


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Lextech Named a Best Enterprise Mobile App in Tabby Awards

September 16, 2015

  • Jessica Smith

Lextech was chosen as one of the top three best app developers in the Tabby Awards/Business Enterprise mobile app category. Click to tweet. Overall, 150 apps were judged by an international panel of 24 independent mobile experts, and 56 tablet-optimized apps were selected as Tabby Awards/Business nominees in various categories for both iPad and Android platforms....


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Apple TV Will Lead to Smart Screens Everywhere

September 16, 2015

  • Alex Bratton

Apple just declared that “The future of TV is apps.” I would suggest they left a word out — “The future of the TV is apps.” This isn’t just about movies and shows, it’s about the TV screen itself. Apple has opened up their TV set top box to apps and this provides an interesting...


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How 3D Touch Will Help Fix Enterprise App UX

September 15, 2015

  • Alex Bratton

The app UX for navigating large amounts of data still really sucks in most enterprise apps today. The hierarchical list of categories, subcategories, and sub-subcategories should have been left on those complicated web screens where we had the screen space and user patience to finagle with them. Going mobile means changing the way people interact...


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App Roadmap Workshop Yields More Than $1B in App Opportunities

September 3, 2015

  • Jessica Smith

Last week’s App Roadmap Workshop attendees collectively identified over $1 billion in potential returns using transformational mobile apps. Can you say your last team workshop yielded that kind of opportunity? How Did They Find $1B in Returns? In the App Roadmap Workshop, organizational stakeholders and change agents used the tools provided in the workshop to...


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ARA Panel at kCura: Building Your Tech Career Toolkit

August 28, 2015

  • Jessica Smith

ARA, the Chicago-based advocacy group for supporting women in tech through mentoring, held a networking and panel event Wednesday night at kCura in the Loop. The ARA panel was their biggest yet, and it seems like their great events just keep getting better. Click to Tweet. A Word from the Sponsor After a great networking hour, the night...


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Lextech Achieves Third Consecutive Year on Inc. 5000

August 21, 2015

  • Jessica Smith

Lextech has announced ranking on the Inc. 5000 for the third year in a row. This annual list is a prestigious recognition of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Lextech’s three-year growth rate was 153 percent, which ranks the company among the top 336 software companies on the Inc. 5000 list at #2460. Lextech helps...


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Lextech Fundraiser for Teammate a Big Success

August 18, 2015

  • Jessica Smith

The #HopeForG campaign was a big success! In 60 days, 56 donors and Lextech raised over $12,870 for our coworker Guillermo Galván. Guillermo, our Marketing team’s designer, is a young husband and father to two adorable boys, Oscar (3 years), and Henry (11 months). Last fall, he became suddenly ill. After some difficulty finding a cause,...


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EchoPark & Rockar: A Comparison of Mobile Apps in Retail

August 12, 2015

  • Trey Dimond Trey Dimond

“The death of the slimy, sexist car salesmen” by auto journalist Erin Baker details the inevitable shift in the auto industry away from slow-paced, retail-based journey to an online-centered and quick-paced retail experience. Baker examines both sales tactics and gender discrepancies as a starting point to talk about a fundamental customer pain point: they don’t trust...


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The Internet of Things and Business: a Primer

August 10, 2015

  • John Hennessy

The Internet of Things isn’t just about things, it’s about systems. All technology produces data. Align that data, and you have a system that allows you to make intelligent decisions for your business. In the past, we’ve studied some examples of the internet of systems, and learned what’s possible for organizations in the near future....


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