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Frank Sinatra was renowned, among other things, for his ability to nail a recording in one take. The problem with making something look easy is that people start to believe it’s easy. The team at Shockoe spends a lot of time singing in the shower (and reading, training, and talking) to make it look easy in our own way.
Align Mobile Technology to Human Behavior Shockoe brings a holistic view of what it take to bring emerging technology to the edge. We bring a deep experience in mobile apps and the latest in AR and voice technology. Understanding the changing world of software...read more
Recently I was asked to update a Node.JS server to replace all of the standard REST endpoints with GraphQL functionality. The project I was working on had already seen me working with multiple technologies I had never used before but this one I had never...read more
People are choosing to work for longer for several reasons. They are living longer than previous generations. Changes to Social Security benefits, a decline in employer contributed retirement plans, along with the need to save more. They have more...read more
Have you ever considered remote work—either as an employee or an employer? We are. We’ve seen the momentum of companies offering remote flexibility and have heard the interest internally, but is it a viable option for us? About 90% of our team works at the...read more
One app for employees that does it all? It sounds better than it actually is. Mobile Apps for Employee Engagement At Shockoe, we’re fortunate to work on consumer and enterprise apps for clients ranging from entrepreneurs to fortune 500 companies. In the...read more
Before I started working at Shockoe, I didn’t know anything about requirements regarding accessibility in technology nor had I heard about adaptive technology tools. We primarily focus on building enterprise mobile apps here at Shockoe, and that includes...read more
When building a solution with use cases that span desktop and mobile, React is a go-to choice. It can be used to create responsive web apps that render beautifully across form factors. Certain projects, however, call for a more native app solution on...read more
Here at Shockoe, we are continuously evaluating new technologies to enable us to improve the experience of using Shockoe crafted apps. Recently in our R&D ventures, we committed to a project based around virtual personal assistants, specifically Google...read more
Retailers must be tired of hearing about what emerging technologies can do for them, as it’s what consulting firms and other companies have told them for years. However, from the emergence of AR features in mobile apps to target buyers for furniture and...read more
"Ok Google, give me an intro about designing for voice." … … Darn. But in spite of Google’s assistant inability to help me write this blog, these modern voice assistants are actually pretty neat. And with huge amounts of investment from Amazon and Google,...read more
In 2017 Google announced first-class support for Kotlin on Android at Google I/O, and shortly after I started looking into using Kotlin for our Android projects here at Shockoe. It took a few years before we officially started using Kotlin as our preferred...read more
It seems like all companies today are trying to find a way to incorporate augmented reality, voice, machine learning, or IoT into every technology product. Promises of systems and applications that can improve customer engagement, boost business...read more
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