Video: Teaching at USC Annenberg Mobile News Week

Jason DaPonte spent a week in March as the Hearst Visiting Fellow at the University of Southern California's Annenberg Journalism School.

See Jason's presentation at the Journalism Director's Forum where he spoke about trends and opportunities in the mobile space for news organisations. 

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Case Study: MIPTV / Connected Creativity Experience Hub

MIPTV's Connected Creativity Experience Hub was an exhibition designed show the entertainment industry the future of digital entertainment.

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Sunday Drive

THE SWARM has been working with Sunday Drive, an in-car location-based services start-up based in Los Angeles. We are providing the company with management, user-experience and product development consultancy.

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Presentation: Learning Without Frontiers video & presentation

How learning - both formal and informal - will change in light of new mobile technologies was the subject of the latest talk from THE SWARM given at Learning Without Frontiers.

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Media Brief Column: Location Based Services and Live Attention Data

Why location-based mobile services matter to your media business, right now is the title of a new column by Jason DaPonte on media-intelligence site The Media Briefing.

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What Can the iPad do for Museums?: THE SWARM Quoted in MuseumNext

MuseumNext recently quoted Jason DaPonte, Managing Director of THE SWARM on tablet strategy, in a recent blog post, 'What Can the iPad do for Museums?'.

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Case Study: Stroome Mobile Strategy & Product Planning

Stroome is positioning itself as the social network where web’s most collaborative online video editing and social networking community — a place where anyone with a camera and a point of view (students, journalists, sports enthusiasts, travelers, advertisers, marketers, corporations, educators) can work together or individually to polish, publish and promote their content to a potential audience of millions.

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Regenerating a Market: THE SWARM curates local art installation

THE SWARM has worked with curators artists to create an installation that is part of a community-lead effort to regenerate Brixton Market, in south London.

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THE SWARM at Mediamatic Amsterdam

Jason spoke about trends in the mobile space including about playfulness re-emerging in digital utilities and the power of 'freemium' business models in the space, as well as looking forward to invisible and wearable displays in the augmented reality (AR) space.

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Endz2Endz in The Guardian

Endz2Endz, a youth media project advised by THE SWARM, was featured in The Guardian as an example of how digital media has empowered society's marginal groups – allowing them to tell their own stories.

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Tell Me a Story: Storytelling and Mobile – THE SWARM at MEX

The power of storytelling in communicating with audiences and creating value for consumers on mobile devices will be the topic of a talk called Tell Me a Story - to be given at MEX - the Mobile User Experience conference in London on 30 November.

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Tapping into Tablets: THE SWARM quoted in C21 Future Media

"From an ethnographic perpective, they're going to populate a space we haven't seen used that much before, which is portable but mainly within the home. It's the type of device that you can curl up with on a sofa and watch a film or read the Sunday paper,"

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BBC mobile strategy

Case Study: BBC Mobile strategy

The mobile space holds commercial and creative opportunities - if you get it right. THE SWARM has extensive experience developing successful mobile strategies using a variety of techniques and tools that can be done independently or collaboratively with your organisation.

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Case Study: Strategic Advising

Just starting out in the digital and/or mobile space? Need help from an industry veteran? We can help.

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Case Study: BBC Mobile content & product development

Developing content and products for the mobile space isn't as simple as 'take our website and make it small.'

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Case Study: product development

The challenge was to launch products that would extend The Economist brand into the online space and drive profitability

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Case studies: Product Prototyping and Planning

Digital products and content can only be successful following a careful prototyping and planning process.

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Case Study: BBC Music concept development

The challenge was to challenge a team's traditional thinking so they could collaboratively develop a new creative strategy to drive growth. We did it with LEGO.

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Case Study: Creative Workshops

If you're having a hard time coming up with the next big idea for your business, THE SWARM can help. We have facilitated brainstorms that found solutions for the following challenges (and more!)

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Residential Innovation Labs

Need a big innovation push in your organisation? We have worked on a number of different 'innovation labs' that help generate new ideas and inspire staff, including:

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Presentation: 5 Mobile Trends for Museums

Last week, Jason DaPonte, Managing Director of THE SWARM, spoke at the Tate Handheld Conference 2010

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Talking to the BBC & Ogilvy Interactive: The Future is Mobile

The Future is Mobile for many companies and brands. No one will deny mobile is growing like wild; but the big quesion is, "How do we understand this space and how do we deal with it?"

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