If you are planning to take some vacation time and travel in the United States or perhaps even abroad, the following apps will make your trip easier and allow you to have a stress-free, relaxing vacation.
Tripit is an all-around great travel app that will help you stay organized and take the guesswork out of planning your own itinerary whether your travel plans take you across states or across countries. Travelers who fly frequently will find this app to be extremely helpful because it keeps all of your boarding passes, hotel reservations, car rentals, and restaurant reservations in one place to create a mastery itinerary for your trip. Another great feature of Tripit is that you can share your master itinerary with others who need to know when your flight departs and arrives and where you’re staying. This is all done automatically through the app, no...
We were thrilled to work with Time Miner to launch their app that is revolutionizing the way professionals bill their clients for their time used with a smartphone to talk and to text. Before this app, professional would have to go through the time-consuming process of billing by making notes with pencil and paper, scrolling through phone records, and recalling phone conversations and text messages by memory to keep up with billable time. Sean Martin and Pierce Schubert had a vision to create an app that is not only easy to use, but also functional for the users. We were honored to work with them to achieve their goal. It is no surprise to us at DevDigital that they were honored at the ABA Techshow in Chicago and voted as one of the top three legal technology startups!
Time Miner launches first of...
Last month, the social media giant, Facebook, notified 87 million of its users that their personal data had been breached. These users personal information was accessed by Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining firm. Their plan of attack was through the use of a third-party quiz app to gain personal information about Facebook users in an effort to build psychological profiles to target voters with political ads. Facebook is now responding to this unfortunate breach in security by providing their users with the information that the third-party apps are using and how to delete them.
To prevent this catastrophic leak of personal data from happening again, the European Union is putting forth a piece of legislation that could have a big impact on some of the biggest technology firms, Google and Facebook. This piece of legislation titled the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was approved...
What is the Bourbon Street Reservation System?
The Bourbon Street Blues Reservation System is a web based app that enables Bourbon Street Blues guests to make automated seat reservations for specific seats during specific time periods. Prior to creating the Reservation System, guests were filling out a contact form on the Bourbon Street Blues website requesting specific times and seats. A manager was then responding to each email individually and either letting each guest know that "Yes, their reservation is confirmed" or "No, the seats and times requested were not available.” When a seat was not available, there was a lot of back and forth with the guest trying to find different seating or times.
The process was very time consuming; our manager was probably spending 20-25 hours per week (7 days a week) just responding to reservation emails. Bourbon Street Blues did a lot of research...
Around a quarter of Americans fill out a NCAA March Madness bracket to be a part of the exciting college basketball tournament. However, the average American is not necessarily an expert in predicting the outcome of games. How could one predict that No. 3 Tennessee Vols would lose to a No. 11 team in the last seconds and not even make it to the Sweet Sixteen?! Most will rely on the following when completing a bracket: choose their favorite teams, choose the team with players they enjoy to watch, or choose a team based on their national ranking going into the tournament. Although your bracket may already be busted, there is some technology that you can lean on next year to help you have the winning bracket amongst your family, friends, and colleagues!
This year, Adobe launched #HackTheBracket to give March Madness participants a free tool to help them predict the winners of each...
What is Time Miner?
Time Miner is a mobile app designed for professionals who bill for their time and use their smartphones to talk and text with clients. Prior to Time Miner, the only way to keep up with your billable time on your smartphone was to make real-time notes, scroll through your phone records at billing time, or later try to remember the calls and texts you had with your clients. Time Miner eliminates those ineffective and inconvenient methods to save you time.
How Does Time Miner work?
To begin using the app, simply add your clients to Time Miner, and the app will find your past calls and texts with your clients on demand. Time Miner also produces a report that sorts the data by client including the following: when the calls occurred, how long they lasted, and how much the call is worth, based on your hourly rate. There’s no longer a need to keep up with your billable...
Peter Marcum was highlighted in the Nashville Business Journal this month. He continues to lead the march in tech development here in Nashville, and we could not be prouder to have him as our leader. Read the article below to find out more about all of Peter’s accomplishments and his plans for the future:
Nashville Business Journal
On March 14, 2018, the world lost Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our time. Hawking explained the universe to the masses and pioneered many discoveries concerning quantum gravity, general relativity, and cosmology. Although Stephen Hawking spent half of a century in a wheelchair due to ALS, he continued to research and share his discoveries with the world with the help of assistive technology. With assistive technology, Hawking could lead a more independent life that allowed him to continue to share his remarkable ideas with the world.
In 1985, Stephen Hawking lost his ability to speak, but this did not slow down his desire to communicate his ideas to the world. He began communicating by raising his eyebrows to certain letters on a card to spell out words. This process of selecting letters to form words was eventually developed into a computer-based communication. ...
The year is off to a great start and DevDigital's project managers, designers and developers have been hard at work making our clients' visions come to reality. Keep reading to see five of our latest projects, and to learn a little about our clients! If you are interested in expanding or improving your website, contact DevDigital today!
Best Brands, a wholesale wine and spirits distribution business, has been in business since 1939, when Prohibition was repealed in Tennessee. Their mission is to be the Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga distributor of choice. They build profitability and serve the needs of their associates, suppliers, customers, and community. Their portfolio consists of a wide variety of wine and spirits.
Platinum Records Nashville
Platinum Records is one of the hottest and fastest growing independent record labels in Nashville. With close to 40 years of...
Change is coming fast and furious within the online learning industry. From cloud-based software adoption to video, tablets, and massive online courses, new eLearning innovations have been hard to keep up with.
Consider the following:
The Learning Management Systems (LMS) market will grow from $5.22 billion to $15.72 billion by 2021. This makes sense as more and more companies make the switch to tech learning solutions. (Source: MarketsandMarkets)
Online-only learners are projected to make up almost 25% of all students by 2020. (Source: LearningHouse)
4.6 million college students are taking at least one of their courses online. And this number is expected to grow as universities expand and take on larger student populations. (Source: CertifyMe)
And 3.4 million college students take all of their courses online. (Source:LearningHouse)
DevDigital is proud to say that as a...