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Mobile Academy: Constructing a Business Case for an App

October 22, 2012


B3 Con­structing Busi­ness Cases So you think you have spotted an oppor­tunity? In this session you will be given tools to start con­structing your busi­ness case. Explore the various ways to mon­etise your offering; work out dif­ferent revenue streams; make sure that you have included all your poten­tial costs and have val­id­ated your busi­ness assumptions. Ian […]

Apps have created 500k jobs in the USA alone

October 9, 2012


I had something of a wow moment this morning,  and I’m not  talking about the 30 years today since my first date with my wife,  true though that it, no,  it was a headline that the development of apps has created 500,000 new jobs. That’s quite something,  and I can see that these jobs will […]

freemium model success for game sellers, but parents beware !

April 26, 2012


There is a story over at mobile businesss briefing that declares that almost half of freemium game players will buy an in-app purchase. This is good news because as  i talked about before this is a key method to monatise your game. It also talks about a high retention rate for freemium games,  however i […]

power up your EV charging

April 25, 2012


engadget are covering the GE press release regarding a charging post for EVs called WattStation and WattStation Connect. this may be yawn inducing news,  except that there is a mobile app for it,  and I think this is quite an important element to the overall uptake of Electric Vehicles. At the moment not only are […]

P2P mobile payments in Brazil #fail

April 24, 2012


This was originally posted to my internal IBM blog on 17:11 19/04/2012, Steve Devo, apps, brazil, bump, golden, golden_month, mobile, mobile_payment, month, nfc, payment, paypal, Mobile Internet Saw this report in Mobile Money regarding a P2P (Person to Person) payment service in Brazil and was all excited. Till I read the report and saw that like […]