How to Turn Your Idea into a Product: Guide for Startups

Let’s say you have a brilliant idea for a new product or a service that you think a lot of people would be willing to buy. But without a credible…


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The Future of Banking Depends on Personalisation Through AI

The shift in focus from the “product/service” to the “customer” has long been a top priority for companies, especially in the banking industry.…


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8 Tips to Design Eye-Catching Mobile Apps

The difference between a popular app and an uninstalled/deleted app is often down to the quality of its user experience (UX) and user interface (UI).…


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Commencis Cloud Camp

Cloud Camp was successfully conducted over the course of 12 weeks, bringing together young, bright individuals interested in the field of Cloud.


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What is WebSocket?

WebSocket is a two-way computer communication protocol over a single TCP. This is a common definition for it. Using WebSockets is a good way to…


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The Key Advantages of Using the Cloud

Over the last 10 years, technology has shifted from traditional software models to the internet. This means that the old local server days are over,…


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How to design the best minimum viable product (MVP) for your business

A start-up or a large enterprise, bringing a new idea to life as a product to the market is always a big risk. Especially if you’re sure that you can…


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How to build an app without breaking your wallet

Mobile apps are a great way to ensure a streamlined user experience across digital devices, engage with customers, and build brand loyalty. Yet they…


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Mobile App Development: Outsource or In-House?

Thinking of building your own mobile app? The decision to outsource app development or build in-house is a common dilemma for startup founders. When…


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Designing a Gift!

Being designer in project teams may seem quite easy for some but is actually one of the hardest tasks. Because everyone except you might think that…


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PSD2 and Open Banking

PSD (Payment Services Directive) was adopted in 2007 to create rules and guidelines for simplified, efficient modern payment services in the European…


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Supporting The User Experience with Motion

While designing interfaces for digital screens it’s important to think about the states and transactions between scenes and how these will integrate…


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Well, We’ve Made Our Own Fonts Alright

In a hot June day, I found myself teaching the basics of font design to my colleagues, here at Commencis. This article is about my experience…


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Wedding Experience Design: A Design Thinking & Love Mash Up

The question has been popped, the ring is on, it’s time to celebrate love… then what? Exhausting and overwhelming wedding preparations, bridezillas,…


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Slack (also now Zara) changed its logo — love it or hate it?

If you search online for famous logo changes throughout recent times, you’re going to see some love and a whole lot of hate. In fact, people are…


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New Trend: Being Yourself!

For the last few years, we have been experiencing a period in which trends themselves have become a trend. In this context, new interpretations of…


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What is WebAssembly (WASM)?

WebAssembly (abbrev. WASM) is a newborn web standard that developed by W3C Community Group. The first release -v1.0- has shipped in major browser…


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How Netflix’s Bandersnatch Heralds a New Era in Digital User Experience

If you’ve managed to somehow avoid the internet’s frenzied hype around Bandersnatch, well done on making it this far. However, spoiler alert: We’re…


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Commencis 2018 | A year in review

And just like that, 2018 has passed in the blink of an eye. At Commencis, we’ve had a big year of new challenges and opportunities, and our growth…


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How Banks can Exploit Big Data to Engage with Millennials

Millennials have already proven that they are one of the most powerful and influential demographics – and they are getting even more important for…


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Commencis is Proud to be one of the Sponsors at Big Bang Startup Challenge

In recent years, we are all witnessing the significant growth in business incubators, startup hubs and incubation centres, supporting startups on…


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Commencis Improves App Quality and Time to Market with Device Farm

In line with Commencis’ ethos is to resist convention, our developers incorporate emerging technologies into apps we design and develop. They also…


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How FinTechs are Disrupting The Finance Industry

Innovative and creative services/solutions developed by utilising new technologies in every sector proved us, that it is possible to manage a…


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The Future of Banking, Payments and Shopping

Digital technologies and challenging new generation customer demands are transforming today’s business landscape. Especially the Millenials that…


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Leading with Purposeful Data: From Insight to Action

Big data has been taking the business world by storm for more than a decade. In 2005, Roger Mougalas probably wanted to make things official and…


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Pitfalls of Applying Frameworks and Organizational Processes

Starting from the industrial revolution to a few decades ago, manufacturing in all industries had a certain set of requirements with rare exceptions.…


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3 Steps to Redesign an Entire User Digital Journey

Forget about defining personas rotely and applying segmentation strategies from decades ago, which focus on the assumption that all the customers in…


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How to Build a Usability Lab Anytime, Anywhere

Have you ever seen or conducted a conventional usability test where users sit in a room and use a product as others observe them in another room?…


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3 Reasons why the Airline Industry Should Embark on Digitalization

We are in the era of the fourth industrial revolution. We? Oh, that’s us and the robots! While digital technologies disrupt long-established players…


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How Big Data and Machine Learning Are Reshaping the Insurance Industry

Nowadays, data is the most valuable asset. In fact; data quality and how we process data often determine the game. While the ability to make…


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Guideline for iOS 11 SDK and iPhone X Compliance

As of July 2018, mobile app owners and developers have to meet compliance with iOS 11 SDK and iPhone X display in order to submit new apps and…


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Reusability and Composition in Swift

The one concept Nietzsche, Thoreau and Hesse most probably tried to elude through their lives: Dependency. Even if one does not agree or embrace…


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Benefits and Challenges of Self-directed Teams in Software Projects

To achieve higher success rates in design and development projects, “performing” (productive) teams has vital importance and are needed. According to…


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Can I Order Some Blockchain?

While you enjoy the great song by the Fab Four, let me tell you something: The revolution will not be centralized either. Thanks to Blockchain…


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Decrypting the Cryptography

Hollywood loves to throw in some words from cryptographic terminology to make the protagonist look like a genius or to pull the audience into the…


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Design Trends That Stand Out

Every year as Commencis Design Team, we make these observations about design trends, but for the first time, we publish it online. I hope you enjoy…


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