Today we seek answers. Tomorrow… solutions.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

About Us

 

Just click on our pictures to learn about who we are.

 

 

 

 

Heather Johnson

A Minnesota native; Heather enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, golfing and spending time on the lake. If she’s not working, she’s spending time with family and friends. Her retail leadership and people management experience offers the soft skills needed to ensure that all customer feedback and insight is received and reacted to appropriately. Her project management experience ensures that Nineteen3 objectives and goals are met within the established timeline and budget.

Together, Brian and Heather have the passion, drive, dedication, and skillset to launch, grow, and sustain Nineteen3. The balance of Brian’s formal education, analytical skills and experience with web development in conjunction with Heather’s people management, project management and communication skills instills a great working partnership and sets the foundation for a meaningful business that will make a positive impact on society.


Brian Kath

Also a Minnesota native; Brian enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing and spending time at his cabin. If he’s not working, he’s tirelessly trying to better himself through educational courses and online research. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family. His formal education in both quantitative and qualitative research, experience in the financial services industry, and passion to find the right solution for unmet needs, ensures that Nineteen3 has the appropriate insight to have an established growth strategy with stable finances.

Together, Brian and Heather have the passion, drive, dedication, and skillset to launch, grow, and sustain Nineteen3. The balance of Brian’s formal education, analytical skills and experience with web development in conjunction with Heather’s people management, project management and communication skills instills a great working partnership and sets the foundation for a meaningful business that will make a positive impact on society.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Our Business

 

Established in 2014, Nineteen3 is the beginning of our dreams realized; to own our own business and have a positive impact on the world by delivering fun, educational and entertaining technology. By applying our company values; we’ll focus on organic growth – never to outpace appropriate fiscal and creative expansion while soliciting customer feedback and researching unmet customer needs to ultimately deliver beneficial products.

 

Follow the links below to learn more about what we’ve been up to.

 

Web Development
Show Your Humanity
RCC Assets

 

Interested in learning more? Feel free to check out our most current business plan below.

 

Business Plan

  • Mission Statement

    • Add value and simplification through creative, insightful, and functional technology

  • Company Values

    • To entertain, encourage, and educate

    • Strict focus on organic growth – never seeking to outpace fiscally and creatively appropriate expansion

    • Maintain an energetic and motivated workforce through results-oriented flexibility and unmatched encouragement

  • Value Propositions

    • Nineteen3 helps technology enhance your life

      • By offering entertaining games and tools that make your life easier through mobile and PC applications

  • Company Partners

    • Heather Johnson

      • Fifteen years in retail industry

      • Thirteen years of people management

        • Ten years retail management

        • Three years project and operational management

      • Proficient in project management

        • Experience in business project management and IT project management

        • Versed in Waterfall and Agile development methodology

      • Prosci Change Management Certified

      • Lean Six Sigma White Belt

      • Experience with multi-channel application development

    • Brian Kath

      • Formal educational background in both quantitative and qualitative research designs

        • Bachelor’s degree – Psychology and Criminal Justice

        • Master’s degree – Criminal Justice

      • Seven years of experience in retail industry

      • Two years experience in financial services industry

        • Formerly a registered Financial Advisor (Series 7 and 66)

      • 7 years ofxperience in web/software development – Worpress, HTML, CSS as well as basic JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, SQL, Java, and Python

      • Passionate about utilizing and contributing to open-source software

  • Strategy

    • Seek insight first

      • Gather critical insight and opinions for first application design through questionnaires, surveys, and general research

      • Determine our customers wants and unmet needs

      • Develop solutions based on insight received and discovered needs

    •  Solicit feedback on our first application/product

      • Improve second iteration of first application and/or second application based on feedback

  • Products and Services

    • Development of applications and other software:

      • Business

      • Communication

      • Creativity

      • Education

      • Entertainment

      • Multimedia

      • Productivity

  • Market Analysis Synopsis

    • Mobile phone subscriptions are growing exponentially

      • Per UN Telecommunications Union; currently 6.8 billion people have mobile phone subscriptions compared to 1 billion in 2002

    • Mobile applications are also growing exponentially

      • Per MarketsandMarkets; the global applications market is estimated to reach $25 billion in 2015 compared to $6.8 billion in 2010

      • Per Portio Research; the global applications market will reach $63.5 billion by 2017

  • Consumer Analysis Synopsis

    • The average consumer uses mobile applications for entertainment, social connections, and communications

      • Per Sales Force MarketingCloud 2014 Mobile Behavior Report; 85% of surveyed consumers

        • Say their mobile devices are a central part of their everyday life

        • Spent, on average, 3.3 hours per day on their mobile device

      •  73% of mobile phone owners also own a tablet

      • Mobile users care most about having seamless, easy to access content across all of their devices

  • Business Timeline

    • Short-term

      • Continue testing/research for first app launch

      • Raise funding necessary to start first app

      • Develop and test first app

      • Continue raising funds to support further iterations and possible second app

    • Mid-term

      • Expand from gaming apps to other types of applications

        • Productivity, Multi-media, business development

      • Hire Project Manager/Business Analyst to work with developers

    • Long-term

      • Establish an office

      • Hire Developer(s)/Quality Analyst(s) – additional as needed

      • Expand into PC software

  • Finances and Costs (estimates only)

    • Short-term

      • Website upgrade and maintenance: $1000

      • Research: $1000

      • Initial application development: $10,000 – $15,000

    • Mid-term

      • Initial application maintenance and iteration releases: $2000

      • Additional research and consumer feedback assembly: $2000

      • Secondary application development: $10,000 – $15,000

    • Long-term

      • Office procurement and lease: $20,000

      • Application maintenance and iteration releases: $4000

      • Startup staffing costs: $20,000


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Surveys

 

Perhaps the most important aspect of our business is the feedback we receive from our potential customers. We can’t stress enough how important your insight is to the growth and stability of our company.

Please take the time to check out the surveys below. Answer as many or as few questions as you want – just remember to click ‘Submit’ when you’re finished. Anything you have to offer will be greatly appreciated!

Our goal is to maintain a collection of surveys that most accurately reflect and contribute to the type of work we are currently doing and would like to do in the future. Therefore, we will likely be adding many more surveys in the future.

 

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