March 15, 2011 - Tuesday
So You Want a Mobile App, What Now?
Event Video Available
Next Steps, Considerations for the Wild World of Successful App Creation and Promotion.
Lisa Calkins, CEO of Amadeus Consulting is an expert in all things Mobile as her company has ridden the giant wave of app development for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 7 over the past 15 years. Her company has been named the Top Mobile App Developer in Boulder and Broomfield counties for two years, and created over 30 apps for clients.
Now that you have your idea for a mobile app, whether it is on an iPhone, Windows Phone 7 or any incarnation of Android, what do you do? What are the development requirements, budgeting considerations and insider knowledge that will create an engaging and successful app?
What Will You Learn?
Lisa will walk you through budgeting, design, the many considerations to decide prior to development and the promotional aspect that takes an app from available to top of the App Store.
- The Top 5 Decisions to Make Prior to Development
- How to Find Your Target Audience
- Decide which Hardware Platforms
- User Experience Tips
- Promotional Next Steps to Success
Who Should Attend?
The beauty of the mobile application is that it can cater to many crowds, from start-up entrepreneurs to corporate executives. Amadeus Consulting is excited to work with both entrepreneurs and established businesses; having great ideas is the key.
- A great idea for a mobile application
- A computer
EVENT: So You Want a Mobile App, What Now?
DATE: March 15, 2011 - Tuesday
LOCATION: DaVinci Institute, 511 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027
DIRECTIONS: Driving Directions
COST: $69, Members: $49, SuperMembers: Free
TOPIC: So You Want a Mobile App, What Now?
SPEAKER: Lisa Calkins
INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Calkins
CEO of Amadeus Consulting
As CEO of Amadeus Consulting, Lisa Calkins has created a distinctive model for value-added technology consulting leading to many positive, long-term client relationships. Lisa co-founded the company in 1994 with the values that remain essential to the company today: Mutual respect for co-workers and technology solutions that achieve real-world business results.
Under Lisa's leadership, Amadeus Consulting has evolved into one of the country's leading software consulting companies by assisting clients with a wide range of technology, operational and marketing challenges beyond their immediate software development needs. This pragmatic approach has helped many successful entrepreneurs get their products to market quickly with a solid, extensible technology platform for sustained business growth. Lisa continues to refine the company's best practices to meet the unique demands of entrepreneurial development projects.
Prior to Amadeus Consulting, Lisa was a senior project leader for many years with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) where she led an elite group of software architects brought in to tackle major clients' most complex and challenging projects. In addition, Lisa was selected by senior management to chair a committee to promote leadership development and integrity at the global corporate level.
Lisa is a dedicated community leader and respected mentor to many colleagues and associates. She is a past president of the Colorado Federation of Business and Professional Women, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to helping women achieve economic self-sufficiency by advancing careers, building businesses and advocating workplace equity. Lisa also served two terms as president of the Boulder BPW, one of largest local business organizations in the country.
Lisa and her husband Rob are certified scuba diving instructors and enjoy diving together under exotic seas around the world. Lisa learned passion and creativity from her mother and competitiveness and kindness from her father. She brings those values to her leadership of Amadeus.
Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois.