Moody
Applying
Technology to
Your Business
Challenges
jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies
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Discover
and Define
We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope
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Design
and Plan
We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use
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Develop
and Build
Our development teams bring your application to life
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Deploy
and Support
Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app
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moody
Applying Technology to Your Business Challenges

jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies

big fm
Discover and Define

We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope

town crier wire
Design and Plan

We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use

michigan public
Develop and Build

Our development teams bring your application to life

podmn
Deploy and Support

Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app

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Our highly collaborative, four-step process results in outstanding custom apps. We discover, design, develop and deploy. We work with you to find the inspiration to move forward and to determine what your needs are. Because we are dedicated to your success, we keep a close eye on the apps once they’ve been launched for any potential problems and to help you navigate the inevitable new devices and software updates.

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This week has been a rarity in the AI world, a week where there have been no major press releases, upgrades, mergers, affiliations, or PR…

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First I Look At The Purse

By Fred Jacobs | May 1, 2024

When the going gets tough, the tough find reveneue somewhere.

These days, radio’s directors of sales have to creatively divine money wherever they can – even in unconventional places.  But when you’ve got ample audience in unpopular demographics, you’d better make the best of a challenging situation. A very popular brand you all know has launched a slick media campaign unashamedlly targetting mature adults. If they’re right, there will be important lessons here for radio broadcasters.

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“The One Thing” About Techsurvey 2024

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By Fred Jacobs | June 11, 2024

Those crazy Gen Z kids! Just when you think you understand them, they go and do something unpredictable. It turns out more and more are deleting dating apps in favor of real life encounters with (wait for it…..) other people! In fact, the more you research Gen Z, the more you realize they’re a lot like US. In fact, they might value connectedness and being with other people possibly even more than their parents and grandparents do.

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WWDC: How ‘Apple Intelligence’ Will Impact Broadcasters

By Fred Jacobs | June 11, 2024

I “attended” Apple’s announcement yesterday because I was curious about their AI announcement.  I wasn’t disappointed – here is my summary about what Apple’s AI…

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Keepin’ It Real With Gen Z

June 11, 2024

Those crazy Gen Z kids! Just when you think you understand them, they go and do something unpredictable. It turns out more and more are deleting dating apps in favor of real life encounters with (wait for it…..) other people! In fact, the more you research Gen Z, the more you realize they’re a lot like US. In fact, they might value connectedness and being with other people possibly even more than their parents and grandparents do.

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WWDC: How ‘Apple Intelligence’ Will Impact Broadcasters

June 11, 2024

I “attended” Apple’s announcement yesterday because I was curious about their AI announcement.  I wasn’t disappointed – here is my summary about what Apple’s AI release means for broadcasters in a special Tuesday edition of The AI Edge. Yesterday, at…

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The Radio Experience: Keeping It Fun And Entertaining

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