How to Choose a Right Mobile Application Development Partnerby Emma W. Web Designer
With the introduction of mobile apps, the way of conducting business is rapidly changing across industries. There has been an exponential rise in the number of users using mobile apps, creating an increased demand for business app solutions in various domains.
Recent data from Statistica also reinstate this fact that by 2019 the total number of global users using mobile apps is very likely to soar up to 5.07 billion! This just means that it has now become a necessity for businesses to turn to Mobile Application Development Platforms in order to thrive in a market, which is highly competitive.
So, what do you, an enterprise without a robust mobile app, do to keep up to changing technology needs?
There are two organizational approaches available when it comes to leveraging the power of mobile application development. Firstly, some enterprises choose to build their own business app in-house. However, it is not a profitable option if you lack the experience or time (and maybe even resources) to develop apps on your own.
Instead of building a mobile app from scratch, you can also take the support of any top mobile app development company. While it is a much more convenient option, choosing the right mobile application development partner is often a challenging task.
There are several mobile application development agencies in the market that promise to offer innovative and memorable business apps, but the one you opt for should have a complete understanding of business requirements and user demands. It needs to develop apps that not only reach your intended audience but also meets your long-term business goals of higher revenue generation.
Doubtful about how to choose the right agency? Here is a checklist from the HokuApps team to make your job easy.
Selecting Enterprise Mobile Application Development Partner: Qualities to Look For?
A Good Understanding of The Project and Business Demands
Your partner should be well acquainted with the business’ core operations and mobile application development strategies. It should also have the ability to integrate and make the best use the technologies in place. Top mobile app development companies can also assess the feasibility of your mobile demands, to advise you on the app solution best suitable to your business requirements.
In addition to this, an astute partner will suggest you on:
The best type of app (hybrid or native) to use
The right technology to be incorporated into the app, keeping in mind your business environment
Apps that have the potential to fetch your Return on Investment (ROI) target, and can help in creating brand awareness, streamlined workflows and increasing productivity
Custom Mobile application development timelines that will align with your project deadlines
Pricing that suits your allocated budget
Superior App Development and Design Capabilities
There is no dearth of badly designed apps in the both mobile application stores, that struggle with poor user Interfaces and bad navigation. The mobile application development partner chosen by you must have the ability to design a great app, which runs well in diverse operating environments and quickly adapts to varying screen sizes.
It is important for your partner to be able to test the app on all devices and mobile platforms, specifically the ones that the targeted customer base will be using. The best mobile app development company should offer the following capabilities:
Excellent User Experience
A top partner firm generally designs an app with the aim of meeting user requirements first. As a result, they deliver unique app offering engaging user experience. The mobile app development agency should also be quick to counter an information overload and fix instances of slow app loading.
Providing Standardized App Features
Delivering standardized app features and design across all platforms should be the topmost concern of the chosen mobile app development company, to ensure that users get familiar and consistent app experience, irrespective of the device they’re using. It will also help you to widen your customer base and explore more business possibilities.
Creating Adequate App Storage
Top mobile app development companies always provide additional app storage for data backup and cleanup of unnecessary data, which can enhance usage of the app. If you selected company provides flexible storage options, be sure that you have got the right one.
A true mobile application development partner always creates tailor-made business apps, that are engaging, attractive and efficient in its use, which represents your business well, and reaches out to the changing demands of the intended market.
New Device Support
Your partner should have the ability and expertise to deal with various technical challenges and keep up with newer devices.
Offering Outstanding Customer Service and Support
Joining hands with a mobile development application company like HokuApps to build an app is only half the story. Post-app development, you need a partner who will stay with you, and provide support and assistance as and when your app needs it. So, before you choose your enterprise mobile application development partner, make sure they have demonstrated exactly how they plan to support you throughout the app development lifecycle.
Here’s what you can expect to you from the right mobile app development agency:
Maintenance and Support
In order to maintain a mobile app, a great deal of technical skill, hands-on experience, and expertise is required. It is also important that your partner’s app development vision aligns with your organizational goals so that when changes and updates are made, they drive your business forward.
Analytics and Reporting
Feedback is a crucial aspect of the app development process and your partner should be able to provide you with the latest analytics data regarding your app’s performance.
Reach your Business Goals with HokuApps
At HokuApps, we believe in providing flexible and self-serving mobile application development services and provide enterprise level apps with market-winning features and design.
Our app development team has years of experience in working on various infrastructure platforms and integration technologies with efficacy. We synchronize and innovate among differing opinions, different business cultures and organizational processes, which helps us deliver fully functional and customizable apps that deliver business results.
Created on Feb 7th 2018 23:47. Viewed 719 times.