ChaiOne Insights: designing mobile apps

Why Every (Interaction) Designer Should Be A Writer

7 minutes read

Many people assume design is a type of art. Those people are wrong. Yet, the assumption is understandable when the products of our work tend to be largely visual. Communicating an idea visually is pretty abstract and requires practice in order to think in that way. It is the reason young designers are required to express their ideas with sketches. Most people are surprised then to open my design sketchbook and see more words than pictures.

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The Benefits of Native Apps

7 minutes read

Native apps are smartphone applications written specifically for a particular device.  Today the largest competitors are the iPhone and Android phone.  iPhone apps are written in Obj-C or Swift while Android apps are written in Java.  In an effort to speed up development and use other skill sets, there is a multitude of new tools available to create a mobile app without using the native language.  Generally non-native applications either compile down into the native code, or wrap themselves in...

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Enterprise App Design: How to Design for Users In The Field

9 minutes read

There are stark contrasts in the design processes employed for a social media app and an enterprise mobile app. An enterprise app relies heavily on research before design. The design team for a social media app could arguably — cut more corners in the research and ideation stages if they wish.

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Improving the User Experience in Mobile Forms

6 minutes read

With more than 1 million apps in the App Store, mobile app developers definitely have competition. It can be difficult to get users, but a key feature that distinguishes a successful app from an average app is a good user experience. Depending on the app’s function, the user experience will vary. Some apps may just be designed for entertainment while others are used to improve business processes. According to a recent report on enterprise mobility, in terms of investing in mobile, “the main...

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