We design great web and mobile apps that do good work


NextWAVE Innovation is expert at translating your vision into actionable, effective digital products. From quick hit micro-consulting to full-scale design engagements, we can help you redesign, pivot or create great apps that do good work.

Three types of services,
three ways to engage us…

NextWAVE Services

App Redesign

You’ve got a web-based or mobile app. You’ve got customers using the app. But it’s getting out of date. It needs a redesign.


You have a web-based or mobile app and maybe some customers but whatever you’re doing is just not getting traction. You need to change direction.

Bold New Idea

You have spotted a problem and you have an idea for a new app to help solve it. Now you need help designing it

Ways to Engage NextWAVE

30 Minute Virtual Coffee - Free!

You need a conversation to help understand the process, what you need (redesign, pivot, bold new idea), and how we can help.

Micro Consulting

You and your team have mostly got it but you’d like a quick hit of high-powered app design expertise. You can engage us for up to 4 hours of virtual consulting.

Trad Consulting

You know you want to engage an outside team. After getting to know more about your challenge and requirements, we’ll provide you with a detailed quote and project plan.

And then we’ll stick to it!

recent thought leadership

We publish articles on digital product strategy and design, the Positive Turbulence Podcast on innovation, creativity, leadership and change, and interviews with entrepreneurs who have developed apps for their businesses.


Seven tactics to supercharge your idea generation

You can see the negative turbulence on the horizon. You know you need to do something, but right now, you and your team can't seem to generate anything fresh or useful. You are in a brainstorming rut, and the pressure is mounting. Faced with this pressure, I've seen...

User research is a significant opportunity for differentiation

Talking to product managers about doing “design research” is a little like lecturing your kid about doing homework: eyes glaze over, focus shifts, the body language closes up. But it’s conversation product managers need to engage in, according to the 2018 State of...

Positive Turbulence, a Mindful 3rd Way to Growth & Innovation

In my journey through the world of digital product design and technology, I've seen that there are three ways innovation happens: The Hero Way - This is an amazingly charismatic and visionary leader (think Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison) who drives and drives...

Positive Turbulence Podcast

What’s NEXT Interviews

book a free 30 minute virtual coffee!

Most days between 8 - 10 am and 4 - 6 pm Pacific time are blocked off for virtual coffees. Pick a date and time that works for you and schedule a call. If you prefer a different time, reach out through our contact us form and we'll find a time that's more convenient for you.