The Sundance Institute, responsible for the famous film festival, realized that their community of artists and audiences needed better digital connections. The group had an additional goal of improving web application performance at scale while managing costs in line with traffic, and they wanted a platform to help bridge data silos. To accomplish these goals, the organization turned to Pivotal for help with a redesign of the website and Cloud Foundry based technology with Pivotal Web Services to power their web applications. This post explains the background, challenges, approach, and results.
Last year, two young women went to the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program and came out with a viral video game with an unexpected message to de-stigmatize menstruation. The aim of the program is to close the gender gap in technology by encouraging young women to learn how to code. The two high school students have just finished working with Pivotal Labs to transform the online game to a mobile application, and this post explains how Pivotal for Good is doing its part to help the world.
Banks and financial institutions should take heed—over 30% of millennial consumers believe they won’t need a bank at all in five years. And a whopping 73% would be more excited about a new offering in financial services from Google, Amazon, Apple, PayPal, or Square than from their own nationwide bank. This post and the related whitepaper cover how banks can embrace disruption and become mobile-first.
Boston Pizza recently released its mobile ordering app for iOS in conjunction with the launch of a new digital loyalty program called 'MyBP'. Boston Pizza guests are now able to order online quickly and easily for either pick up or delivery. Guests can also create highly customized orders with the app while storing their favourite menu items and preferences for a superior experience.
We are excited to announce that Pivotal Labs is partnering with Galvanize to offer gSchool students the opportunity to participate in a new apprenticeship program. Pivotal Labs at gSchool will give developers real-world experience working on actual customer projects leveraging our agile methodology.
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