Most businesses struggle to use mobile to achieve real business growth.

We help you take execute your ideas quickly in a way that reduces up front investment and helps you learn from feedback and data to create something that truly works.

Do these questions sound familiar?

  • How can I be confident that my target audience will use my app?
  • Are there any ways to reduce the initial costs and risks?
  • What platforms should we be launching on?
  • What about web, IoT and chatbots? Should I be thinking about those?
  • How do we best use today's tech to achieve our mission?

Understanding what's involved

Businesses adopting mobile want to see their ideas come to life and start reaping the rewards. But the large financial committments and long timescales can make such ventures risky. In the last 5 years, we've helped dozens of startups and industry leaders launch mobile ventures in a way that is financially comfortable and low risk. We do this by encouraging them to spend less up front, and learn from what works. The valuable data received during this process helps them spot the assumptions that weren't right, and correct them so that the product resonates with customers.

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Mobile first

Launching a mobile app demands a unique skillset; broad digital strategy, research, product design, app development, integration, web and cloud development, testing and ongoing management. We provide everything needed to launch compelling mobile apps and cloud based experiences where mobile is critical.

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Invest on your terms

We help you find ways to innovate at a rate that works for you. The worlds most successful products are evolved, not just built in one giant leap. Our billing and planning processes are designed specifically for this model, so you won't be asked for huge up front fees or high-risk support contracts.

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Zero lock-in

You might have plans to sell your business, or build your own software team one day. Until then, we can look after all aspects of building, managing and maintaining your software product for whatever duration suits you. We understand that you'll need to own the copyright of what we create for you, so our contracts have that as standard.

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Serious about quality

Customers expect your digital products to be usable, reliable and always-on. It’s embarassing when technology fails, customers complain and ultimately you lose money and repuation. Our dedicated ISTQB qualified software testers ensure high quality software. Our maintenance team will keep your product up and running 24/7/365. 

The Pocketworks Team

Tobin Harris

Tobin Harris

Founder & CEO

Having 20 years experience in software product development, Tobin been a consultant at Wells Fargo Bank, British Telecom and the NHS. He’s the creator of yUML.me, a software product used by Intel, eBay, Microsoft and Bose Labs. Tobin authored a book about a popular Microsoft .NET technology.

Ian Howatt

Ian Howatt

Chairman

Ian, a highly experienced Chief Executive, is a Vistage Chairman in Yorkshire. Most of his career has been in the IT sector where he held board positions in the UK, USA and Europe. As a CEO, he has run companies with turnovers ranging in size from £1m to £40m.

Lee Sommerville

Lee Sommerville

Production Lead
Sam Jermy

Sam Jermy

Mobile Strategy
Alyssa Brookes

Alyssa Brookes

User Experience Designer
Edward Addley

Edward Addley

iOS & Android Developer
Radek Stasiak

Radek Stasiak

Android & DevOps
Tommi Järvinen

Tommi Järvinen

Web Developer
Joseph Lunn

Joseph Lunn

iOS Developer
Matej Képeš

Matej Képeš

Rails & Android Developer
Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor

Software Tester
Ramesh Vel

Ramesh Vel

Rails and iOS Developer
Jenny Turner

Jenny Turner

Financial Controller

Our Values

Relationships

Friendly and straight forward business relationships. No secret agendas or hidden costs.

Simplicity

Simple approaches that give you faster time to market and fewer headaches.

Usability

Easy to use solutions that look great and will keep customers and staff engaged.

Results

Always focusing on achieving business results for long term, successful projects.