An Award Winning June

  • Monday, 22 June 2015 00:00
  • Melissa Besgrove

As we approach the end of June, what a busy but exceptional month we've already had! The BlinkMobile team are over the moon with the spate of award nominations, wins and press mentions from around the world.

Firstly, we scored the 3rd highest vote among 200 companies in the Reader's Choice category for Anthill Magazine's Smart 100 Company 2015, thanks to all who supported us with votes.

Secondly, we’ve been included in CIO Review's (USA) 20 Most Promising Enterprise Mobility Solution Providers magazine issue (see pg 27). And it’s great to be receiving some attention from the US and in the same company as Airwatch, MobileIron, etc.

Westpac User Story

  • Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:00
  • BlinkMobile

As part of their strategy to offer digital innovations that help deliver the best banking experience in the world, Westpac NZ embarked on the development of a ‘soldier’ app that dramatically increased efficiencies and improved customer experience for their Mortgage Advisers.

Westpac NZ is part of the Westpac Group of companies and is one of New Zealand’s four major banks. With around 1.2 million customers, Westpac NZ employs more than 5,000 people, runs 200 branch operations and provides full service banking facilities to consumers, agri-business and corporations alike.

Westpac also works with 800 independent mortgage advisers in New Zealand. Unlike a traditional workforce, these advisers are not Westpac employees; they are third party brokers who advise clients on a wide range of loan options.

There is a confluence of two major computing and software advances occurring right now and it’s set to dramatically improve organisational productivity, by streamlining and improving almost every existing business process.

Sound like more IT hype? Best you understand it before passing judgement.

Acronym soup.
Analysts feel compelled to categorise and compare new companies and products. So ever since Software-as-a-Service became an increasingly common method of commercial software delivery, analysts have come up with a seemingly endless range of specialist terms to describe the various product sets offered under a subscription-based service.

This article explains what each of the ‘aaS’ terms really mean together with examples of the leading companies providing services at each layer. We then look at one particular problem domain, ‘Business Process Improvement from Mobility’, and explain how comprehensive platforms like the Blink Mobility Platform work to build and/or harness multiple layers of these cloud-based services (the aaSes).

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