No sign of ‘Uber Banking’

Chris Skinner

The smartphone revolution has radically restructured every industry from booking a trip (TripAdvisor), a room (Airbnb) or a taxi (Uber), but where’s the Uber of banking? There isn’t one yet and consumers will soon defect to new players unless high street banks wake up, says Chris Skinner, chairman of the Financial Services Club

Harnessing tech to plan retirement

Compared with some elements of running a pension scheme, such as communications or investment strategy, administration may seem rather dull. But it actually represents the beating heart of every scheme – and pensions technology is catching up with this reality.

Can mobile wallets win?

Apple is encouraging customers to use their smartphones as mobile wallets. But can obstacles be overcome to challenge plastic and cash? Dan Barnes reports

Mobile apps for business

Mobile apps are becoming an essential part of business, boosting efficiency and productivity, as well as staff morale and customer satisfaction, writes Jessica Twentyman

How to ride the mobile app wave

Kony Image

Using the right app development platform can keep your company ahead of the curve, says Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive of Kony

Go mobile first for profits

The ubiquitous smartphone is ringing up sales for companies most willing to embrace mobile business – so don’t get left behind, warns Stephen Pritchard

The mobile world

Mobile communications have changed the face of the planet. But a successful service in one region may not be the next big thing in another. Mobile World Live’s Justin Springham and GSMA Intelligence analyse market trends around the world

Applying mobile software is the way to go

Mobile can reach more people than online, but apps must be designed to deliver an easy-to-use service, as Adrian Bridgwater discovers