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Planting Seeds of Innovation

Jan 10, 2017 | by Scott Berry, Vice President Professional Services | Tags: Mobile App Development

On December 15thof last month, ISE had the privilege of being one of the sponsors of the Planting Seeds of Innovation Second Annual Workshop held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This conference was hosted by the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, along with the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health System, a Minnesota based hospital network. This workshop brought together approximately 100 Nursing and healthcare professionals to give them an opportunity to learn more about the process of innovation and the tools available to them to support taking an idea from inspiration to a commercially viable product.


Turn your Android Device into an Amazon Echo

Dec 01, 2016 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

If you're not familiar with Amazon Echo or its competitor Google Home by now, take a look around you. You're living in the future. We can now control things in our homes, get information and sports scores, or even order a pizza (well, more on that later) all by just asking Alexa.


How to Use Calabash for Cross-Platform Mobile Testing

Nov 03, 2016 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Now that we've established automated testing is almost always worth the investment, what is the best way to go about it? In this post, I'll give a brief summary of the automated acceptance testing tool, Calabash, and how to set it up for cross platform testing, then lay out a few of the most important best practices we employ. 


Creating Apps that Make a Difference

Oct 11, 2016 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Mobile App Development

Currently Innovative Software Engineering has been been working with the University of Minnesota School of Nursing to develop a mobile app to provide support and information to pregnant women and their families experiencing major complications during pregnancy. The project, called Preparing Heart and Mind, will feature evidence-based content developed through research conducted by Dr. Anne McKechnie, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, and Dr. Karen Pridham, Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, as well as other relevant sources.