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Digital Product Development

We partner with you from the start to help you create a digital product that engages your end-users. 

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Embedded Experts

iOS, Android, Web, or Design—we’ve got the embedded expertise to get you over the finish line.

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Corporate Training

Whether you need to quickly train new hires or level up your existing team, we’ll create the right course.

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Customer Experience

Customer Experience is at the heart of every great app. We’ll help you find the right solution for you and your users.

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Customer success stories

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Navy / SoarTech

Navy F/A-18 fighter pilots need access to vital information quickly – traditionally this information is a literal stack of documents on their kneeboards. We worked with the Navy to conduct Industrial Design and UX Research into the human-factor challenges of digitizing a paper kneeboard and collaborated with a military contractor (SoarTech), to create a proof-of-concept demo.

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Machine Learning from Concept to Product

A pharmaceutical applications company wanted a way to easily verify that the right pharmaceutical product was in the hands of the right patient. When our client approached BNR, the idea was still in the theoretical phase. We worked closely with them to not only prove the viability of the product but to design and develop a solution that utilized machine learning.

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Consumer Facing

Smithsonian Channel

Big Nerd Ranch delivered an app that incorporates best-in-class Android development and UX standards. We added new, unique features such as Chromecast integration and social sharing functionality, helping to improve content discoverability and increase content consumption.
– App rating improved from 4.0 to 4.3
– Active devices increased 43%
– The number of total downloads increased 29%

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What our clients have to say

Big Nerd Ranch built such a reliable platform that it barely needs any management; users have adopted it without complaint. The team was opinionated but efficient: when a project lead left at an inopportune moment, nobody missed a beat. They avoided red tape and got right to work.

Construction firm, CIO

The sales app produced a double-digit increase in sales per representative within the first year. Big Nerd Ranch’s key strength was their ability to really listen and build accordingly; they were very skilled at bringing product ideas to life.

Director of Marketing, Orkin Pest Control

My goal coming into the class was to attain enough knowledge to be able to muddle my way thru building and debugging my company’s Swift-based iOS apps with more than a rudimentary understanding of what was going on. That goal was surpassed. At this point, I’m looking at apps on my phone with a new understanding of what is going on behind the scenes.

Advanced iOS bootcamp Student

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Our developers and designers are also instructors, teaching immersive bootcamps that have improved the careers of thousands of developers. Our app development services have helped clients across the globe grow their businesses and engage their customers.

We write best-selling books that guide the mobile industry, setting the standard for mobile development and helping developers stay up to speed on the latest and greatest across a range of platforms.

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