How Do You Switch Off?

How Do You Switch Off?

We take work/life balance very seriously at Mobile Jazz and we believe a happy team is a productive one. We often take company retreats (Cape Town, Thailand, Spanish Pyrenees and recently skiing in Austria and Switzerland) but we consider that true work/life balance begins at home in day to day life. As 99% of mobiles …

Not Good At Teamwork

Not Good At Teamwork

“Are you good at teamwork?” “Yes, of course” Who would say something different at a job interview? This question, or something similar, almost always appears when you are talking with people you want to work with at a new company. It’s natural to ask, because almost every project is a team effort, with many people …

7 Strategies To Improve Your App’s User Experience

7 Strategies To Improve Your App’s User Experience

Did you know that we’re coming up on the 8th anniversary of Apple’s App Store launch? Time flies. However, acknowledging this timeline forces us to take a look back at the progression of mobile apps from a holistic point of view and how they function in our everyday lives. In 2016, when I download a …

How to find a CTO / technical co-founder

How to find a CTO / technical co-founder

There’s a talent war brewing outside your office and it’s one that you can’t afford to lose. Every single day, thousands of “revolutionary” technology startups are born and the big guys like Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook continue to grow larger and more powerful. As a consequence, finding, attracting and retaining top-level technical talent is …

Medtronic, Sri Lanka, the iPad Pro and Learning Experiences – April 2016

Medtronic, Sri Lanka, the iPad Pro and Learning Experiences – April 2016

This month we've got details of Apple's new iPad Pro and some great tools and gadgets for you to check out. Our CEO and co-founder has shared a great video of his time in Sri Lanka and we're going to blow your productivity through the roof with the Pomodoro technique. Mobile Jazz and Medtronic We …

New Ideas Require New Places

New Ideas Require New Places

Here at Mobile Jazz, we place a lot of importance on striking a good work/life balance. An essential part of that is having the freedom to choose where we work from.

The Productive Pomodoro

The Productive Pomodoro

I very rarely come across a life-changing tool or app. I had heard of the pomodoro technique for years before I tried it, which because of it’s simplicity, I had just totally disregarded. Now I use it all day, every day, and sometimes it still shocks me how applying this simple method can drastically improve …

6 Reasons You Should Consider a Mobile-First Strategy

6 Reasons You Should Consider a Mobile-First Strategy

In 2007, before the iPhone made its debut, smartphones were still immature, cumbersome bricks that held little real-world value. Today, the super computer in your pocket has overtaken the PC as the default means of daily computing. According to a recent Nielsen study in the US, Americans spend about 34 hours per month on their …

Our Personalities at MJ, Conferences and Learning Experiences – March 2016

Our Personalities at MJ, Conferences and Learning Experiences – March 2016

Our Cape Town adventures are over and we’ve now returned to the various countries around the world we call home. This issue, we’ve got a roundup of our teammates personalities, an interesting read where Virgin referenced us as a next generation workspace and how our HQ is modernizing work in Spain. Our Personalities at MJ …

Mobile World Congress 2016 Roundup

Mobile World Congress 2016 Roundup

Mobile World Congress is the largest exhibition and conference for the mobile industry in the world. Since 2006, the event has taken place in our beautiful city, Barcelona. This year the conference took part over four days from 22th to the 25th of February, where over 100,000 people attended from more than 200 countries. We …