Our thoughts on WWDC 2020

WWDC (from home) has come and gone with significantly less by way of extended audience applause, significantly more Memoji avatars, but the same plethora of updates to the Apple ecosystem. No new consumer hardware announced this year, but there were plenty of software updates, big changes coming to the Mac and much more in amongst […]

#SportTechTalk: In conversation with Richard Lang, SPOK’D

Welcome to the first Apadmi #SportTechTalk – an interview series dedicated to all things sport, tech and digital. Here, our sports lead David Stevenson speaks to Richard Lang, Founder of cycling software tool SPOK’D. At Apadmi, we’re fascinated by the increasing role that technology and data can have in transforming both fan engagement and athletic […]

Usability testing: recognising and adapting to different user personalities

You only need five users to run valuable usability testing. According to Jakob Nielsen, testing more users usually doesn’t lead to more insights. But even those 5 people will probably have very different personalities, and as a moderator, you have to be prepared to deal with all of them during each usability testing session. It’s easy […]

Office Tour – Visit our new home

Apadmi life has changed… In 2009, our four founders opened our first office in Trafford Park – an area we called home for ten years. Now, as a growing team of 130 people, we’ve moved across the water to a new HQ at Anchorage, Salford Quays.  It’s not just the team that’s expanding. Our clients and their […]

A great start to the year for the SailGP app

As SailGP heads towards the first race of its second season, we’ve had another great week showcasing the SailGP app we built together. Tuesday saw our CCO Matt Hunt and our CSO Marcus Hadfield present the full mobile fan experience to a room of European football’s digital leaders. They demonstrated how the multiple layers of fan […]

‘A coding education like no other’: our Northcoders graduates

We became Northcoders’ first curriculum partner last year, and since then, we’ve now welcomed 6 Northcoders graduates to our team through their placement scheme. We caught up with them on life so far as part of the Apadmi family… Northcoders is the UK’s leading coding school. They offer a continuously evolving curriculum to capture the latest […]

Simplifying app security: what are the best app security measures for you?

In our penultimate instalment of our “Simplifying app security” series by Senior Consultant John Barker, we cover how to define the best app security measures for your app – what’s recommended, what’s essential and what’s totally dependent on your solution. If you’ve missed the other articles so far, start here. In an ideal world, you’d […]

Simplifying App Security: Safeguarding Apps Against User Error

To round-off 2019 on our blog, we’re also tying up this year’s series on “Simplifying app security”, this time focusing on safeguarding apps against user error. Here, our Senior Consultant John Barker talks us through the security challenges that can crop up once your app is out in the wild… You’ve built your app and […]

A day in the life of a… HR & Recruitment Officer

Our ‘Day in the Life’ series takes an insider look at a variety of Apadmi’s roles – today we’re focussing on life as a HR and Recruitment Officer. There’s a huge breadth of roles within technology – designers, developers, project managers, BDMs, and the list goes on. No one has a greater insight into that […]

Simplifying app security: build a secure codebase

Our Senior Consultant John Barker is back with the next instalment in our “Simplifying app security” series – be sure to check out the first post here. Read on to discover how to build a secure codebase, and ensure your back-end network is safe from attack. Leaky apps that have a badly-written code can release […]