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Dan Cotton
Tech Lead at Capgemini’s Applied Innovation Exchange.
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

This is a write-up of a project from my archive. A prototype built over a couple of days in 2019 as an experiment. I didn’t publish it then, having not taken this specific project further than this two-day hack. But I’m now sharing the process, codebase and learnings for others to build on and who knows, maybe I’ll share the more fully-fledged project that this spark spawned soon.

We live in a connected world. With more and more digital services intersecting and blurring the lines between one another, it’s incredible to see how much untapped value you can access by…


There’s an app for that.” — but for how much longer?

We’re rapidly approaching the 10th birthday of the Mobile App as it exists today. In Summer 2008, the two giants in the mobile space launched their respective mobile app stores, since which time, the mobile app has dominated the digital priorities of organisations and been key to customer engagement. Over the past 10 years both app stores have seen exponential growth in both volume of user installs and application numbers on each store. None of which is any real surprise as Mobile Apps have offered a fast, convenient, tailored experience allowing interaction with a brand or organisation whilst on-the-go.

Mobile…

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