Author Archives: Ann Howard

Managing Partner. Rainmaker.

Here’s to the Future of Centresource

This morning we announced some exciting organizational changes to Centresource. Below, Senior Consultant Ann Howard shares her thoughts on the opportunity in front of us. This is a milestone celebration for Centresource. This company is more than a decade strong, and in this rapidly-changing industry, that’s saying something. We’ve evolved over that time in order […]

BarCamp 2015 Takeaways

I have been going to BarCamp every year since I moved to town in 2010 – I always meet new people, see interesting friends, and leave with a long list of ideas. This year’s BarCamp was one of the most diverse events I’ve been to in a while.  I met students, professors, parents, teenagers, executives, […]

The 3 Pitfalls of App Development

As a business owner you are always looking for the next step – how you will grow your business, improve your product, sustain competition, and with the increasing popularity of mobile technology, you may feel that your business would benefit from building an app. It should be simple enough, right? After all, school age kids […]

A Team That Plays Together, Stays Together

“You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than you can from a lifetime of conversation.” – Plato The Nashville Technology Council and Centresource are teaming up to present an event that aims to improve communication between technologists and marketers. This event is for any team who has ever had miscommunication […]

5 Signs Your Startup Needs a Prototype

A prototype is a visual, tangible representation of an application that doesn’t require full-fledged development. Our clients have found these models incredibly useful in applying a lean methodology to their application build. So how do you know if you need a prototype? You are seeking outside investment.  Very few investors and customers understand code, but […]

How A Simple Prototype Could Have Saved My Startup One Year and $60K

Centresource’s approach to product development includes a product planning and prototyping engagement. Bryan Clayton is the co-founder of GreenPal and our neighbor in the Missioner Building in Germantown. In this guest post, Bryan has written about prototyping and what it means to his business. About 2 years ago, three ambitious friends and I decided to […]