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Pennsylvania Hack-A-Thon

So recently Phalanx Digital participated in the PA Hack-A-Thon, Code4PA.  Our goal was to just join the event and utilize government data sets to do something useful.  Our team of 4 went into the event with an idea to develop a mobile app and companion Amazon Alexa app using the Parks & Recreation data set. 

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Big Brand Work for Everyone.

This will be a short post.  It’s basically to serve notice to the small business owners of the world and in particular in markets we work in a lot, that we are coming for your business.  Phalanx was originally formed to work with the big fish, take on agency clients that are heavy hitters.  It

Read More

Phalanx Partners with Robo Global

Phalanx is happy to announce our latest partnership with Robo Global.  Robo Global is a world leader in robotics research for investing. They are the creator of the first benchmark index to track the global robotics and automation market, ROBO Global provides solutions to investors. Phalanx has been brought in to deliver a world class

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Phalanx Partners with Lauren Young

Phalanx is excited to announce our latest partnership with Lauren Young.  The lady is one of the coolest we have ever met.   Combine her years of military service in the 485th military police in Afghanistan with her ability to melt cameras and being featured in Maxim and FHM and you have one explosive package.  And

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Bad Habits Die Hard – Agency Edition

Whether they’re working to improve daily design and development processes within a big business or trying to personally advance in decision-making and coding, anybody can fall prey to interactive bad habits. These bad habits can affect key processes during the design phase and the overall outcome of projects, costing a team time and money and

Read More

Good Process is Everything

You can have the best team in the world, but if you don’t have the right process methodology in place, everyone has to work harder to achieve lower quality results. When a project gets delayed, overwhelmed with scope creep or deprioritized, it’s common to try to blame everything from the budget to the computer systems. However,

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How Important is Culture?

When it comes to differentiation and truly standing out, culture is one of the biggest superpowers that rivals just can’t replicate. A digital agency that truly understands its culture knows who they are and where they are going. Most importantly, they understand the importance of their people. After all, without them all that is left

Read More

Why is Interactive So Hard? If it was easy, everyone would….

Even under the best conditions, developing an interactive project is no easy task. Project members need to watch out for a number of key points in the development process that can lead to a project’s success or disaster. Here are just a few crucial points of consideration. Designing and Gathering Requirements Before you construct a

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Going Native

These days there is a mobile app for everything: gaming, dating, loans, insurance claims, music. There is even an app that tells you where you’ve parked your car in a pirate voice. If it can be imagined, it’s probably already out there ready to be downloaded. If you are considering releasing an app targeted at

Read More

The Value of Developing a Good Specification

More often than not, creative and marketing clients approach a digital partner with great ideas, but only partially formed ones. They know their business and they know what they want to achieve and why. They just lack the technical prowess to get there. In a powerful meeting of minds between client and agency or technology

Read More

Big Brand Work for Everyone.

This will be a short post.  It’s basically to serve notice to the small business owners of the world and in particular in markets we work in a lot, that we are coming for your business.  Phalanx was originally formed to work with the big fish, take on agency clients that are heavy hitters.  It

Read More

Bad Habits Die Hard – Agency Edition

Whether they’re working to improve daily design and development processes within a big business or trying to personally advance in decision-making and coding, anybody can fall prey to interactive bad habits. These bad habits can affect key processes during the design phase and the overall outcome of projects, costing a team time and money and

Read More

Good Process is Everything

You can have the best team in the world, but if you don’t have the right process methodology in place, everyone has to work harder to achieve lower quality results. When a project gets delayed, overwhelmed with scope creep or deprioritized, it’s common to try to blame everything from the budget to the computer systems. However,

Read More

How Important is Culture?

When it comes to differentiation and truly standing out, culture is one of the biggest superpowers that rivals just can’t replicate. A digital agency that truly understands its culture knows who they are and where they are going. Most importantly, they understand the importance of their people. After all, without them all that is left

Read More

Why is Interactive So Hard? If it was easy, everyone would….

Even under the best conditions, developing an interactive project is no easy task. Project members need to watch out for a number of key points in the development process that can lead to a project’s success or disaster. Here are just a few crucial points of consideration. Designing and Gathering Requirements Before you construct a

Read More

Going Native

These days there is a mobile app for everything: gaming, dating, loans, insurance claims, music. There is even an app that tells you where you’ve parked your car in a pirate voice. If it can be imagined, it’s probably already out there ready to be downloaded. If you are considering releasing an app targeted at

Read More

The Value of Developing a Good Specification

More often than not, creative and marketing clients approach a digital partner with great ideas, but only partially formed ones. They know their business and they know what they want to achieve and why. They just lack the technical prowess to get there. In a powerful meeting of minds between client and agency or technology

Read More

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Phalanx Partners with Robo Global

Phalanx is happy to announce our latest partnership with Robo Global.  Robo Global is a world leader in robotics research for investing. They are the creator of the first benchmark index to track the global robotics and automation market, ROBO Global provides solutions to investors. Phalanx has been brought in to deliver a world class

Read More

Phalanx Partners with Lauren Young

Phalanx is excited to announce our latest partnership with Lauren Young.  The lady is one of the coolest we have ever met.   Combine her years of military service in the 485th military police in Afghanistan with her ability to melt cameras and being featured in Maxim and FHM and you have one explosive package.  And

Read More

Pennsylvania Hack-A-Thon

So recently Phalanx Digital participated in the PA Hack-A-Thon, Code4PA.  Our goal was to just join the event and utilize government data sets to do something useful.  Our team of 4 went into the event with an idea to develop a mobile app and companion Amazon Alexa app using the Parks & Recreation data set. 

Read More

Going Native

These days there is a mobile app for everything: gaming, dating, loans, insurance claims, music. There is even an app that tells you where you’ve parked your car in a pirate voice. If it can be imagined, it’s probably already out there ready to be downloaded. If you are considering releasing an app targeted at

Read More

The Value of Developing a Good Specification

More often than not, creative and marketing clients approach a digital partner with great ideas, but only partially formed ones. They know their business and they know what they want to achieve and why. They just lack the technical prowess to get there. In a powerful meeting of minds between client and agency or technology

Read More

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Armageddon Code…..Yea Avoid This…

One of the things that Phalanx has prided itself on the past 3 years has been our ability to make ice cream out of garbage.  Yes folks,  we have at times referred to it as “we do magic”.  If you’re an agency digital veteran or creative, you have probably crossed over a project here or there

Read More

Phalanx Launches GNARMageddon.

When you combine a really cool project concept with our digital team and it involves something we can take to the range and shoot, it’s a win/win.  In this case we worked with a “new to market”, custom AR platform manufacturer to bring their vision of an online portal to not only buy an AR15

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Words to Live By

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Make Cool $h#t….

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Alleviate Pain Points by Choosing the Right Digital Partner

Saving time is one compelling reason to team up with a digital partner, but there are many other reasons to do so. Aside from ensuring that project deadlines are met, a solid partnership can also provide new professional insights and a different set of resources, all of which can translate to an improved experience for

Read More

Accurate Estimates

Doing business in the 21st century often involves working with digital partners who are located in various corners of the world. As the internet and other technological advances continue to shrink the globe and expand our reach, it’s becoming increasingly common for agencies to utilize a digital partner for various components of projects to reap

Read More

Armageddon Code…..Yea Avoid This…

One of the things that Phalanx has prided itself on the past 3 years has been our ability to make ice cream out of garbage.  Yes folks,  we have at times referred to it as “we do magic”.  If you’re an agency digital veteran or creative, you have probably crossed over a project here or there

Read More

Words to Live By

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Make Cool $h#t….

Read More

Alleviate Pain Points by Choosing the Right Digital Partner

Saving time is one compelling reason to team up with a digital partner, but there are many other reasons to do so. Aside from ensuring that project deadlines are met, a solid partnership can also provide new professional insights and a different set of resources, all of which can translate to an improved experience for

Read More

Accurate Estimates

Doing business in the 21st century often involves working with digital partners who are located in various corners of the world. As the internet and other technological advances continue to shrink the globe and expand our reach, it’s becoming increasingly common for agencies to utilize a digital partner for various components of projects to reap

Read More

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Alleviate Pain Points by Choosing the Right Digital Partner

Saving time is one compelling reason to team up with a digital partner, but there are many other reasons to do so. Aside from ensuring that project deadlines are met, a solid partnership can also provide new professional insights and a different set of resources, all of which can translate to an improved experience for

Read More

Phalanx Launches GNARMageddon.

When you combine a really cool project concept with our digital team and it involves something we can take to the range and shoot, it’s a win/win.  In this case we worked with a “new to market”, custom AR platform manufacturer to bring their vision of an online portal to not only buy an AR15

Read More

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Alleviate Pain Points by Choosing the Right Digital Partner

Saving time is one compelling reason to team up with a digital partner, but there are many other reasons to do so. Aside from ensuring that project deadlines are met, a solid partnership can also provide new professional insights and a different set of resources, all of which can translate to an improved experience for

Read More

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The True ROI of Digital Partnership

Where we debunk the myths of the digital world.  Today’s topic,  how can you be successful using a digital partner on your projects? (note Tom Brady had nothing to do with the writing of this article so you know it’s legit)  So why would your agency or organization want to choose a digital partner rather

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Evolution of an Agency Partnership – Mode

Phalanx, since nearly it’s inception, has been a “ninja” partner of Mode : Branding & Interactive.  It’s been great to work with Mode on various initiatives for the brands that they engage with on mostly mobile efforts.  Mode is an example of an agency where we started on a small very focused effort mobile project for

Read More

New Agency Partner – Mythic

Phalanx is happy to announce a new partner agency we are working with on digital efforts.  Mythic is located in Charlotte, NC and has such notable customers as Ally Bank,  Time Warner Cable, Subway and Geico to name a few.  Phalanx is acting as a digital production partner for Mythic and whatever they need to

Read More

To Rapid Prototype or to Wireframe….

To Rapid Prototype or To Wireframe, That is the Question…. When it comes to building out websites, many designers are faced with the issue of whether to rapid prototype the pages or to use wireframes. Both processes essentially serve the same purpose – which is to use visuals to specify how a website will look

Read More

The True ROI of Digital Partnership

Where we debunk the myths of the digital world.  Today’s topic,  how can you be successful using a digital partner on your projects? (note Tom Brady had nothing to do with the writing of this article so you know it’s legit)  So why would your agency or organization want to choose a digital partner rather

Read More

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New Agency Partner – Mythic

Phalanx is happy to announce a new partner agency we are working with on digital efforts.  Mythic is located in Charlotte, NC and has such notable customers as Ally Bank,  Time Warner Cable, Subway and Geico to name a few.  Phalanx is acting as a digital production partner for Mythic and whatever they need to

Read More

Evolution of an Agency Partnership – Mode

Phalanx, since nearly it’s inception, has been a “ninja” partner of Mode : Branding & Interactive.  It’s been great to work with Mode on various initiatives for the brands that they engage with on mostly mobile efforts.  Mode is an example of an agency where we started on a small very focused effort mobile project for

Read More

To Rapid Prototype or to Wireframe….

To Rapid Prototype or To Wireframe, That is the Question…. When it comes to building out websites, many designers are faced with the issue of whether to rapid prototype the pages or to use wireframes. Both processes essentially serve the same purpose – which is to use visuals to specify how a website will look

Read More

Welcome to the New

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partners & Friends

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Not Your Typical….

Most agencies fill their blog with posts about process,  services and your need for those services.  Plenty of information about why you need service X and the pitfalls of not having it.   At Phalanx we’re not most agencies,  so for our blog we’re not going to talk about  our services,  or the reasons why

Read More

Phalanx Digital Sponsors Harrisburg Startup Week

The team at Phalanx is very excited to be an official sponsor of Harrisburg Startup Week  (http://www.hbgstart.com/) .  Our goal is to provide entrepreneurs access to our facility and team to assist with bringing their ideas to life.  First and foremost our team and specifically our founder will be mentoring at the event providing insight into feasibility

Read More

Harrisburg University Partners With Phalanx Digital

At Phalanx Digital we realize that one of the most important things for longevity when it comes to technology and design success is procuring talent.   Having a pipeline to the next generation of technologists is essential to remaining relevant and future success.  So when the opportunity to work with a technology based university comes about

Read More

Making a Difference – Project Serenity

A major goal of Phalanx in the coming year is to not only deliver projects for our customers and partner agencies, but to actually deliver something that changes lives. To this end we are currently working on a project plan and prototype to assist those with special needs utilizing Google Glass codenamed, Project Serenity. Our goal

Read More

Brews and Talent do Mix

Phalanx is happy to announce a new startup partnership with Central, PA based JobHops.  Phalanx will be stepping in as technology and design partner for their endeavor to provide the craft brew industry it’s first truly vetted employment and talent finding portal.  JobHops is the brain child of Adam Chamberland, a local entrepreneur and craft

Read More

New Agency Partner – Howard Merrell

Phalanx is happy to announce we have brought on yet another new agency partner who we will be providing services to and assisting with projects both short term and long term.  Howard Merrell is a respected full service advertising agency based in Raleigh, NC with a roster of great clients and a kick ass team

Read More

Phalanx Partners With OnSong

It has been a incredible month of forming new relationships and working on some exciting projects.  It doesn’t seem like it’s going to slow down either.  Today we announce a new partnership with OnSong, a perennial top 5 music app on iOS.  Phalanx has been engaged to step in and develop the Android port of

Read More

Boom Goes the Dynamite

Is it ever a good idea to let a team like Phalanx play with explosives?  Probably not.  But re-imagine an explosives company and their brand, hell yea.  Phalanx recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Holbert Explosives located in northern, PA near the state border.  Holbert has been in the site development business

Read More

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Phalanx Digital Sponsors Harrisburg Startup Week

The team at Phalanx is very excited to be an official sponsor of Harrisburg Startup Week  (http://www.hbgstart.com/) .  Our goal is to provide entrepreneurs access to our facility and team to assist with bringing their ideas to life.  First and foremost our team and specifically our founder will be mentoring at the event providing insight into feasibility

Read More

No Blog Found

Not Your Typical….

Most agencies fill their blog with posts about process,  services and your need for those services.  Plenty of information about why you need service X and the pitfalls of not having it.   At Phalanx we’re not most agencies,  so for our blog we’re not going to talk about  our services,  or the reasons why

Read More

Harrisburg University Partners With Phalanx Digital

At Phalanx Digital we realize that one of the most important things for longevity when it comes to technology and design success is procuring talent.   Having a pipeline to the next generation of technologists is essential to remaining relevant and future success.  So when the opportunity to work with a technology based university comes about

Read More

Making a Difference – Project Serenity

A major goal of Phalanx in the coming year is to not only deliver projects for our customers and partner agencies, but to actually deliver something that changes lives. To this end we are currently working on a project plan and prototype to assist those with special needs utilizing Google Glass codenamed, Project Serenity. Our goal

Read More

Brews and Talent do Mix

Phalanx is happy to announce a new startup partnership with Central, PA based JobHops.  Phalanx will be stepping in as technology and design partner for their endeavor to provide the craft brew industry it’s first truly vetted employment and talent finding portal.  JobHops is the brain child of Adam Chamberland, a local entrepreneur and craft

Read More

Phalanx Partners With OnSong

It has been a incredible month of forming new relationships and working on some exciting projects.  It doesn’t seem like it’s going to slow down either.  Today we announce a new partnership with OnSong, a perennial top 5 music app on iOS.  Phalanx has been engaged to step in and develop the Android port of

Read More

Boom Goes the Dynamite

Is it ever a good idea to let a team like Phalanx play with explosives?  Probably not.  But re-imagine an explosives company and their brand, hell yea.  Phalanx recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Holbert Explosives located in northern, PA near the state border.  Holbert has been in the site development business

Read More

New Partnership with Exigo

Strategists of the World Unite Phalanx is happy to be announce a new partnership with Exigo Digital, a internet marketing and strategy agency located in Central, PA.   Exigo is an official Google Partner who centers it’s efforts on quality strategy and trackable metrics to show every customer the value in their investment.  With customers

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Welcome to the New

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Harrisburg University Partners With Phalanx Digital

At Phalanx Digital we realize that one of the most important things for longevity when it comes to technology and design success is procuring talent.   Having a pipeline to the next generation of technologists is essential to remaining relevant and future success.  So when the opportunity to work with a technology based university comes about

Read More

Brews and Talent do Mix

Phalanx is happy to announce a new startup partnership with Central, PA based JobHops.  Phalanx will be stepping in as technology and design partner for their endeavor to provide the craft brew industry it’s first truly vetted employment and talent finding portal.  JobHops is the brain child of Adam Chamberland, a local entrepreneur and craft

Read More

New Agency Partner – Howard Merrell

Phalanx is happy to announce we have brought on yet another new agency partner who we will be providing services to and assisting with projects both short term and long term.  Howard Merrell is a respected full service advertising agency based in Raleigh, NC with a roster of great clients and a kick ass team

Read More

Phalanx Partners With OnSong

It has been a incredible month of forming new relationships and working on some exciting projects.  It doesn’t seem like it’s going to slow down either.  Today we announce a new partnership with OnSong, a perennial top 5 music app on iOS.  Phalanx has been engaged to step in and develop the Android port of

Read More

New Partnership with Exigo

Strategists of the World Unite Phalanx is happy to be announce a new partnership with Exigo Digital, a internet marketing and strategy agency located in Central, PA.   Exigo is an official Google Partner who centers it’s efforts on quality strategy and trackable metrics to show every customer the value in their investment.  With customers

Read More

partners & Friends

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Harrisburg University Partners With Phalanx Digital

At Phalanx Digital we realize that one of the most important things for longevity when it comes to technology and design success is procuring talent.   Having a pipeline to the next generation of technologists is essential to remaining relevant and future success.  So when the opportunity to work with a technology based university comes about

Read More

Forming Alliances

In a war, the alliances you make can be the difference between victory and defeat.  To that end Phalanx has moved aggressively to ally with partners who will help us as much as we help them.  Whether it’s working with a partners customers transparently, or working to position a partner in a way that benefits

Read More

We Like Beer – And Beer Brands

To say we were psyched to work with a up and coming micro-brew being launched by a former brew master at Saranac brewing.  With an already badass name “Double Barrel Brewing” and a reputation for making kickass beer, when we got the call to develop the brand, positioning and website along with all product needs

Read More

Phalanx Attacks Carlisle Syntec Mobile

Phalanx Digital is proud to announce that we have partnered with Carlisle Syntec on several initiatives tied to their mobile product offerings across their many business units.   Phalanx is working with Carlisle to roll out several co branded mobile apps from a platform our team conceived that allows us to quickly deploy Android &

Read More

Phalanx Approved for Microsoft BizSpark

Phalanx is proud to say we’ve been approved and joined the Microsoft Bizspark program and are in production on our first product utilizing Microsoft Tools.  To fill in a little of the specifics on our mobile project read on. ConFlicked ConFlicked is a mobile sandbox based game where players control the game in it’s entirety. 

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Phalanx To Develop Harrisburg/Hershey Tourism Mobile App

Phalanx is proud to announce the addition of another unit to our customer army. Phalanx has been tapped by Visit Harrisburg & Hershey to design and develop their member mobile application.  For this project Phalanx will develop both an iOS and Android application that will provide users the ability to find member business locations and

Read More

Change is Upon Us

There is no greater feeling than doing what’s best for a customer,  promoting a path of action, seeing it succeed and the smile it generates on the face of that customer.  Phalanx is a team of professionals who have a lot of experience in this feeling.  Every member of our team has at one point

Read More

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Phalanx Approved for Microsoft BizSpark

Phalanx is proud to say we’ve been approved and joined the Microsoft Bizspark program and are in production on our first product utilizing Microsoft Tools.  To fill in a little of the specifics on our mobile project read on. ConFlicked ConFlicked is a mobile sandbox based game where players control the game in it’s entirety. 

Read More

Change is Upon Us

There is no greater feeling than doing what’s best for a customer,  promoting a path of action, seeing it succeed and the smile it generates on the face of that customer.  Phalanx is a team of professionals who have a lot of experience in this feeling.  Every member of our team has at one point

Read More

We Like Beer – And Beer Brands

To say we were psyched to work with a up and coming micro-brew being launched by a former brew master at Saranac brewing.  With an already badass name “Double Barrel Brewing” and a reputation for making kickass beer, when we got the call to develop the brand, positioning and website along with all product needs

Read More

Phalanx To Develop Harrisburg/Hershey Tourism Mobile App

Phalanx is proud to announce the addition of another unit to our customer army. Phalanx has been tapped by Visit Harrisburg & Hershey to design and develop their member mobile application.  For this project Phalanx will develop both an iOS and Android application that will provide users the ability to find member business locations and

Read More

Phalanx Attacks Carlisle Syntec Mobile

Phalanx Digital is proud to announce that we have partnered with Carlisle Syntec on several initiatives tied to their mobile product offerings across their many business units.   Phalanx is working with Carlisle to roll out several co branded mobile apps from a platform our team conceived that allows us to quickly deploy Android &

Read More

Phalanx Approved for Microsoft BizSpark

Phalanx is proud to say we’ve been approved and joined the Microsoft Bizspark program and are in production on our first product utilizing Microsoft Tools.  To fill in a little of the specifics on our mobile project read on. ConFlicked ConFlicked is a mobile sandbox based game where players control the game in it’s entirety. 

Read More

Forming Alliances

In a war, the alliances you make can be the difference between victory and defeat.  To that end Phalanx has moved aggressively to ally with partners who will help us as much as we help them.  Whether it’s working with a partners customers transparently, or working to position a partner in a way that benefits

Read More

No Blog Found

We Like Beer – And Beer Brands

To say we were psyched to work with a up and coming micro-brew being launched by a former brew master at Saranac brewing.  With an already badass name “Double Barrel Brewing” and a reputation for making kickass beer, when we got the call to develop the brand, positioning and website along with all product needs

Read More

Alleviate Pain Points by Choosing the Right Digital Partner

You know you could buy less advil?

Why is Interactive So Hard? If it was easy, everyone would….

It's not like dusting crops boy!

How Important is Culture?

Who you are defines what you are.

The True ROI of Digital Partnership

Welcome to the mad scientist lab.

Going Native

Why is Interactive Development So Hard?

Brews and Talent do Mix

A walk with a Harrisburg startup.

Evolution of an Agency Partnership – Mode

Good partners make great business.

Harrisburg University Partners With Phalanx Digital

Building a University Website.

Making a Difference – Project Serenity

New Agency Partner – Howard Merrell

Boom Goes the Dynamite

A client of few words.

New Agency Partner – Mythic

A new partner and kindred spirits.

Not Your Typical….

How we break the mold.

To Rapid Prototype or to Wireframe….

That is the Question.

Phalanx Partners With OnSong

Android App development.

The Value of Developing a Good Specification

Laying the groundwork for success.

We Like Beer – And Beer Brands

Branding and Digital. Imagine that?

Phalanx Digital Sponsors Harrisburg Startup Week

And a good time was had by all.

Forming Alliances

We like to make new friends.

Change is Upon Us

FAVORITE TEAM QUOTES

“Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.” -Mark Twain

““There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.”” -Milton Glaser

“Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable. ” -Ralph Johnson

"Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live." -Martin Golding

"In order to understand recursion, one must first understand recursion." -Anonymous

"The difficult we do today, the impossible just takes time." -Martin Luther King

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

IDEAS NEED BUILT, SOMETIMES EVEN THE BAD ONES LEAD TO SOMETHING GOOD.

Phalanx is the product development partner for ambitious brands. We bring big brand and big agency experience to the masses without the high cost. Whether your product is a mobile app, hardware component, software platform or something fantastic like a game or children’s toy, our team has the capability to deliver and help manage the entire process from concept to conversion.

let’s build something!