STANWOOD insights

Why SMART Goals Won't Help You Grow

Feb 8, 2019 11:13:02 AM / by Richard Bretzger

0 Comments

A key element of success at stanwood is setting ourselves high goals each year. At the end of the year, we do a resume to see what we achieved and especially where we failed. We do this on a company level, team level, and also on a personal level.

For the longest time of my life, I set myself SMART goals.

Read More

UX prototyping with Databases

Feb 8, 2019 10:56:47 AM / by Hannes Kleist posted in UX

0 Comments

SQL query to get the most popular movies in Munich

Read More

Save My Ass: Benchmark of JSON Deserializers on Android

Feb 8, 2019 10:51:48 AM / by Milosz Moczkowski posted in Android development

0 Comments

I think it’s safe to assume that the vast majority of apps has some kind of connectivity. Whether it’s content, tracking or remote config, most apps exchange some bits and bytes with the outer world. Once your app receives its desired data, it needs to serialize it somehow. Most REST APIs I know use Json. It’s lightweight, simple, elegant and easier to parse than XML. In cases where content is loaded exclusively remotely, parsing can become your optimization bottleneck. At stanwood, one of our white label apps is just like that. You swap the endpoints, change some colors and you’ve got yourself a custom news app.

Read More

Walking Meetings: 6 Tips to Make Them Work

Feb 8, 2019 10:29:01 AM / by Karin Kleist posted in remote work

0 Comments

Photo by Arturo Castaneyra on Unsplash

Read More

How to create Alexa Skill using Python?

Feb 8, 2019 10:09:15 AM / by Piotr Rogulski posted in alexa

0 Comments

 Lately, I’ve built a couple of applications for Alexa devices. I found out that a lot of people started to be interested in Alexa skill kit in terms of building or using the applications. If you will go to Alexa Skill Shop you can find a lot of apps starting on simple voice bot through smart home skills and ending with top music app players.
Read More

iOS 12 Features That Will Boost Your App’s Usability

Feb 8, 2019 9:40:23 AM / by Tal Zion posted in ios development

0 Comments

(Source: Apple, screenshot)

Read More

How To Develop Successful Health & Fitness Apps

Feb 3, 2019 5:59:53 PM / by Hannes Kleist

0 Comments


4 Expert Insights on Monetization Models, Paywall Placement, Pricing and Trial Periods
Looking at the sheer number of Health & Fitness apps in the German app stores, one might come to the conclusion: Market saturated, revenues shared between the big players, no business case for another “Me-too” app. Well, we recently analysed the Top 50 Health & Fitness apps by revenue in the German market and we’d like to prove you wrong.

Read More