Consumer and Enterprise Mobile Apps
The Digital Swiss Army Knife
Think of an app as a digital Swiss Army knife. It's portable and compact, with a feature set refined for a specific task.
Give a well-designed app to your customers, and you've created an incredibly powerful way to connect them to your brand. The proof: no one ever thinks of buying a French Army knife.
Design an app for your workforce, and you can dramatically increase their productivity and their responsiveness. A customer needs a quote? With the right app, you can deliver it with just a few swipes.
But apps can do things even the Swiss never imagined. Apps are dynamic. You can update information, add features that make tools even more useful, and in the process build ever-closer relationships with your customers.
At the same time, apps generate business intelligence. By tracking the way customers use your apps, you gain a powerful insider's look at their preferences.
We've Got Plenty of APP-titude
At Object 9, we don't just develop apps. We apply our decades of experience in marketing and design to create apps that strategically advance your brand while producing measurable outcomes.
Equally important, we respect the investment you've already made in traditional media—print and video for instance—as well as in such new media as Facebook and Twitter. We'll start by reimagining and reinventing your existing content for smart devices and then add features that take them even further.
Why Object 9?
We offer an end-to-end solution, which includes:
- Planning: Ideation, features, content, prototyping, audience, platforms, systems integration
- Development: Design, coding, testing, back-end management tools, localization
- Distribution: Public or private store submission, marketing and promotion
- Lifecycle Management: Updates, tracking and metrics, support
We design and build apps that extend and reinforce your brand strategy.
When you work with Object 9, you get an app that's distinctively yours. We take care to shape the app experience so that it reflects the qualities of your brand.
We build apps that customers will use—again and again.
Pointless empty apps are like empty calories: they don't have staying power. It's only when your app provides lasting value will it find a permanent home on your customers' devices, increasing your brand impressions and relevancy. At Object 9, our marketing team takes the time to understand your business so we can create apps your stakeholders will use.
We create interfaces and graphics that are intuitive and appealing.
No one wants to invest more than a few seconds learning how to use an app. At Object 9, our designers can develop apps that are as intuitive and appealing as they are useful.
We make sure your customer touchpoints function smoothly across platforms.
Object 9 apps are well behaved. They play nice with your other digital tools, including email, blogs, websites, text messaging, message boards, and social media.
We can drive customer intelligence from inside the app.
Customer intelligence is not an afterthought. We'll design your app from the ground up to make sure it generates exactly the customer data you consider important.
We'll maximize your app ROI.
By mobilizing our marketing, design, and development experts at the very start of the process, we can streamline the production process, eliminate delays, and reduce costs, while producing an app that your customers and staff will want to use.
Customer expectations are rising fast—customers want instant gratification without being tethered to a desktop and features that mobile sites can't deliver. From beginning to end, Object 9 can help you define your presence in this increasingly relevant space.
If you don't already have an app strategy, it's time to develop one. Consider these facts:
Over 1.6 BILLION smartphones have been sold around the world*.
By 2012, 50 BILLION apps will be downloaded to mobile devices*.
By 2015, there will be 300 MILLION tablets in the market**.
This means that hundreds of millions of people—your customers and employees included—now expect the kind of anywhere, anytime access to information and tools that only apps can provide.
**Source: Gartner (April 2011)