Astute Labs: Community Engagement through Mobile Apps
Astute Labs have gotten a lot of media coverage lately so earlier this week I cornered CEO Richard Johnston over a cappuccino in the café at the NI Science Park to see what all the fuss is about. Read the full interview for UTV
Key Facts about Astute Labs
Company: Astute Labs - Mobile app publishing for communities
Products: Mobile app publishing for communities
Location: NI Science Park, Titanic Quarter Belfast
App Functionality Chart
The chart below shows how School App Kit covers three critical types of community communications - Urgent, Important and Casual:
App Competitive Positioning
The diagram below shows how School App Kit positions itself at their sweetspot which is the convergence of web, mobile, community and push technologies:
Astute Labs provide mobile publishing toolkits which allow large communities such as schools to stay in constant touch with their members and stakeholders.Astute are very open for collaboration and if you are a large community owner anywhere in the world seeking a strategic technology partner you should consider them.
About Ken ThompsonKen Thompson delivers keynote conference speeches, workshop facilitation and in-house consultancy in four key business areas:
- Creating High Performing Teams in enterprises including Virtual and Mobile Teams (based on the Bioteams Book)
- Establishing effective Collaborative Business Networks enabling companies to co-operate effectively in areas such as sales and product development (based on the book - The Networked Enterprise)
- How to use the latest social media technologies including blogging and online communities to promote enterprises, brand, organisation or event
- Development of graphical on-line interactive Business Dashboards and What-if Simulators for organisations to support Performance Improvement, Strategy Development and Executive Team Development.
Bioteams Books Reviews
Networks competing with networks is the future for supply chains. Harvard Professor Marco Iansiti in his book "The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability" predicts that the future business competition will not be between companies or even supply chains but between networks.