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What to expect from travel and leisure apps in 2019/2020

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Published: 2 months ago

There are few industries as focused on delivering exceptional service and exceeding customer expectations as the travel and leisure sector. Advances in digital technology, including mobile applications and digital technologies, can provide organisations with a great opportunity to reach…

Connecting across barriers

It’s a myth to think that we don’t need a social aspect to our working lives. Nothing is more important to us than feeling a connection. People must feel connected to one another in order to feel included and valued. In terms of mental health, nothing is more important in the workplace than preventing people from feeling isolated.

Vidatec receives visit from Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

On Thursday 30th May 2019, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, visited the offices of central-Scotland based technology firm, Vidatec, to understand how the organisation is using the power of technology to improve people’s experiences of life.

100 Days of Stack Overflow

As developers it doesn’t take long before you discover Stack Overflow.  A quick search on Google for an error message usually has links to it in the top results.  Stack Overflow, for those that don’t know what it is, is a website that allows people to post questions on coding problems they are having. In fact, […]

Translating a Design to a Flexible React Native App

React Native is one of many cross-platform frameworks that assist a developer in creating an app that utilises native UI and has a high level of code reuse between platforms. It accomplishes this by acting as a renderer on both iOS and Android for the React framework, which itself has the advantage of allowing web […]

Technology for Life – The Opportunities and Challenges in 2019

2018 saw us rebrand from Dogfish Mobile and move into a larger head office in the UK, increase our headcount and expand our presence in Europe, India and the USA. 2019 has a lot to live up to! I’m really excited about the prospects ahead, bringing new products and services to market that support our […]

Vidatec receives a Stirling Provost’s Civic Award in the Business category

Vidatec, a leading mobile app and web development firm, based at the Stirling Innovation Park, has been recognised in the Business category at the Stirling Provost’s Civic Awards 2018. Each year the Provost’s Civic awards recognises organisations and individuals that have made a significant contribution to their local communities, and achieved national recognition in their […]

Organisations must think smarter when it comes to enterprise application management

Growth in enterprise applications must be supported with a fluid, efficient and secure platform. The use of enterprise apps within businesses continues to explode with an estimated 60 per cent employees using apps as part of their working practices. Additionally, the latest update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC), says worldwide […]

Vidatec acquires a majority stake in home care technology firm CareZapp

The holistic support platform for care at home, enabling care providers to offer enhanced in-home caregiving and deliver more affordable and positive outcomes. Mobile app and web development firm Vidatec has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in CareZapp, a cloud-based, Technology Enabled Care (TEC) platform and companion app. Partnering with innovative care providers, […]

Vidatec CEO to speak at Enterprise Mobility Summit Mumbai 2018

Greig Johnston, CEO of Vidatec, will be speaking at this year’s Enterprise Mobility Summit in Mumbai, India. This year’s event brings together industry leaders from across various sectors to discuss the challenges and opportunities of transitioning your business to focus on a mobile and agile infrastructure. As industry moves towards the increasing use of mobile technologies in […]

Dogfish Mobile relaunches as Vidatec

Central Scotland-based, enterprise web and mobile app development firm, Dogfish Mobile, has today announced that it is relaunching as Vidatec. The comprehensive rebrand, which follows its multi-million-pound acquisition by the Dundee-based, Insights Group, in June 2017, will see the business place a clear focus on leveraging the power of technology to improve people’s lives. As part […]

Building design cultures by leveraging habit-forming technology

The iPhone recently celebrated its 11th birthday –since its arrival it has proved to be a game-changer as to how we, as users, consume and engage with technology and the world within it. Critical to its success lays with its design – the emphasis on being sleeker, sexier and more user-friendly than its competitors has […]

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Mobile App

A mobile strategy Mobile should involve more than just a mobile friendly website. Are you under the impression that only big applications name brands should have mobile Google apps? Let’s rewind in time… In the past websites were viewed similar to mobile apps and they have now become an essential part to any successful business. […]

Chatbots can revolutionise how we fight against compulsive and addictive disorders

The engagement competencies of ‘chatbot’ technology, will rest on the ability to inject personality into the bot itself, in order to make it more relatable to users. In turn this will have huge ramifications for industries such as the health profession, when it comes to tackling compulsive disorders, such as addiction and over-use. This is […]

Implementing Digital Change: Smooth Transition to Mobile

Strategy not Technology When you plan on working with a supplier to deliver your mobile strategy, the difference between success and failure can often hinge upon how well your chosen mobile supplier understands your business model and wider strategy. If your supplier does not understand the purpose and strategy behind your change, or how it […]

Virtual Reality is the Future (present)

The term ‘Virtual Reality’ instantly brings to mind thoughts of a futuristic society with robots and hover cars. It sounds like something you’d only read about in sci-fi novels and it’s almost ludicrous to think of it as serious topic of discussion between today’s ‘techies’. Nevertheless, VR isn’t a futuristic technology at all. It exists […]