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Constant Variables is a show where we take a non-technical look at iOS and Android app development. We explain ways you can use mobile software to make your business more efficient and profitable. We also interview people who use mobile apps in their businesses, and we take complex technical concepts and make them easy to understand for folks of all backgrounds.

Constant Variables The Jed Mahonis Group

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Constant Variables is a show where we take a non-technical look at iOS and Android app development. We explain ways you can use mobile software to make your business more efficient and profitable. We also interview people who use mobile apps in their businesses, and we take complex technical concepts and make them easy to understand for folks of all backgrounds.

    Driving Digital Transformation with People and Processes with Digital Consultant Jen Swanson

    Driving Digital Transformation with People and Processes with Digital Consultant Jen Swanson

    Every company thinks they’re a special snowflake, and when it comes to digital transformation, they actually are. Jen Swanson is a digital consultant who guides companies in their digital transformation journey with her philosophy of placing small bets often. In this episode, Jen breaks down how digital transformation is not just a technology integration, but a people and process integration, that ultimately delivers a more valuable customer and employee experience in every part of a business.

    • 58 min
    Tips for Building Android Apps

    Tips for Building Android Apps

    Building an Android app requires overcoming several idiosyncrasies. Tim and Rob share their tips for building Android apps so you can successfully navigate Google’s unique requirements. (If you’re looking for tips around building iOS apps, check out the previous episode.)

    • 22 min
    Tips for Building iOS Apps

    Tips for Building iOS Apps

    The Jed Mahonis Group has been building mobile apps since 2012, and we’ve tripped over many hurdles when launching iOS apps. Tim and Rob share their tricks of the trade for building apps specifically for iOS, so you can learn from our mistakes and successfully navigate Apple’s unique roadblocks. (And if you’re looking to build an Android app, our next episode has you covered.)

    • 33 min
    Hand-Curating Your User Interface with Jeremy Sinon and William White of PodMN

    Hand-Curating Your User Interface with Jeremy Sinon and William White of PodMN

    Minnesotans love to talk about Minnesota, & nothing proves that more than PodMN’s collection of over 760 MN-focused shows. Jeremy Sinon & William White of PodMN join us to discuss the custom podcast platform they built to help Minnesotans discover all the great audio entertainment Minnesota offers. They talk about building a podcasting platform from scratch, how they deal with a huge amount of data to create a personal touch in the app, & tricks from the radio industry on how to retain listeners.

    • 43 min
    Fundamental Marketing Strategies for Increasing Downloads with Sean Casto of PreApps

    Fundamental Marketing Strategies for Increasing Downloads with Sean Casto of PreApps

    Building an app is easy. Building a business is hard. Sean Casto of app marketing agency PreApps joins the show to discuss how your app’s initial success doesn’t rely on its unique features, but on how you market it and present it. Sean breaks down both organic and paid marketing strategies to grow your users and make more money, where user acquisition models play into each strategy, and how it all boils down to understanding your data.

    • 45 min
    Human Centered Design for Simple Products with Amber Christian of Wonderly Software Solutions

    Human Centered Design for Simple Products with Amber Christian of Wonderly Software Solutions

    When it comes to design, simple is not bad; simple is good. Amber Christian of Wonderly Software Solutions has worked really hard at making her product Bella Scena simple to use, and she joins the show to discuss a design process few people are talking about and even less are doing: Human Centered Design (HCD). She shares practical applications of HCD, how CI can save developers tons of time, what to do with contradictory pieces of feedback from your users, and the pros and cons of bootstrapping a business.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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