Before Embarking On App Development, Consider These 7 Steps

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

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January 22, 2016

Top 3 Media Trends You Should Be Tracking

I had a history professor back in my collegiate days who encouraged the class, every time his lecture included the word “change”, to respond with an immediate question”: “Pace and degree?” The idea was that change, throughout history, is a constant, but the pace of that change, and the degree of that change, can make […]

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August 10, 2015

Best Practices for App Development: 10 Key Concepts

Designing an app is much more than simply calling a developer, describing your idea and hoping for the best. There’s a tremendous amount of planning and forethought which are necessary, as well as a deep understanding of the potential audience, intended experience and expected outcome. We were privileged to be nominated for a Tabby Award this […]

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May 22, 2015

Five Steps to App Development Success

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

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April 8, 2015

Three Trends Which Will Remake Entertainment

I had a history professor back in my collegiate days who encouraged the class, every time his lecture included the word “change”, to respond with an immediate question”: “Pace and degree?” The idea was that change, throughout history, is a constant, but the pace of that change, and the degree of that change, can make […]

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March 13, 2015

Asking the Right Questions: Thinking Through App Development

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

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October 23, 2013

Streaming Video Devices Will Soon Outnumber Humans…and Therein Lies Opportunity

If anyone needs any further evidence that the world of entertainment has completely changed in the past ten years…nay, the last five…need only consider the following forecast: In 2017 the number of Internet-connected video devices will pass 8 billion, exceeding the global population, according to new data from research firm IHS. Counting tablets, mobile phones, […]

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October 9, 2013

10 Key Concepts for App and UX Design

Designing an app is much more than simply calling a developer, describing your idea and hoping for the best. There’s a tremendous amount of planning and forethought which are necessary, as well as a deep understanding of the potential audience, intended experience and expected outcome. We were privileged to be nominated for a Tabby Award […]

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September 10, 2013

Tablets Continue to Gain Momentum in Education

The news about tablet technology and education continues to be overwhelmingly postive. Why just today, one of our favorite sources of tablet-centric news, Tab Times, published an article, Tablets increasingly a hit for doing homework, which offers some pretty interesting statistics about how students are using tablets outside the classroom. I need look no further […]

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August 29, 2013

Renderyard — A Tabby Award Finalist!

Wow! A Finalist in the Video category for the 2013 Tabby Awards! Congratulations, as well, to our fellow nominees at Hulu Plus and the History Channel (Bottle Rocket) for their nominations in this category. We’re honored to be in such august company. Indeed, the entire Giant team is pleased that our work on the Renderyard […]

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July 30, 2013

Renderyard Film Network’s App Named One of Three Finalists (Video) — Tabby Awards Press Release

The 60 best tablet apps worldwide are declared as Finalists at The Tabby Awards Independent judges selected them among over 150 iOS, Android and Windows 8 apps submitted from more than a dozen countries in this first tablet app competition. New York, July 25, 2013 — The Tabby Awards, the only competition for the best […]

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July 25, 2013