Mobile Apps and Its Growing Importance for Today’s Businessesby Maulik Shah Magento and CRM Specialist | CEO
Like humans, the mobile industry has also evolved like we see today. The companies that time did not have many options to communicate with. Earlier, companies relied on reviews and feedbacks from customers through traditional means. But now, with the advent of mobiles and internet, there has been a drastic change in the way businesses work.
If statistics are to be followed, 98% of the world population uses mobile phones for a minimum of two hours a day. We have come across the situation that a loading error of a webpage on our mobile screens at least once. A mobile app can complete its actions much faster than a webpage does in a mobile. Whatever your business is, launching a mobile app would help you to grow the business in heaps and bounds.
In today’s scenario, there is no dearth of mobile app development company. So, what do these companies do? They develop unique tools by considering the need of the customers. But how do we choose the right company to fulfill our business requirements?
The mobile app development company that we select should provide valuable inputs during tough situations. The company that we prefer should have a broad level of experience and business perspective.
Ask for app testing
If you are going to buy a car and ask for a test drive, apply the same mindset here and ask for app access from the past development for testing purpose. You can also give access to your some authentic end-user and spend a couple of days for their opinion.
Check company’s product development cycle and transparency policy. The feedback loop and prompt action for error & change request is playing an important role. Agile methodology to develop the software product which can helpful for faster development and transparent communication. There should be a system for the transparent communication between client and company as per mutual understanding. Daily or weekly status report is good to keep the client update about the work.
Budget Friendly Company
The big impacted factor is cost. You should search for the company to fit within your budget. If your project has many business features as well as some level of complexity, then you should ready to pay more. Time factor can affect the budget so consider the time limit. Location is another important factor which can impact on the budget. There are some places in the world where you can outsource your project to their companies, having technical expertise, good experience and can fit within your budget. One of them budget friendly location is Ahmedabad in India.
Maintenance and Support
It can be easy to choose a company which is ready for maintenance and support for a few days or months after successfully developed the mobile application. There is possibility that you may find some fixing that you need to solve it urgently after the mobile app development successfully completed. You can also make a long term contract by paying extra with the company for maintenance and support.
You should look for a company interested in your business, not for just development. The Company’s interest in your business can guide you properly. In the software industry, there is some level of possibility for deadline miss, budget exceeds and unexpected surprises. But with the help of above seven factors, you can eliminate the hidden hurdles. Careful selection of a mobile app development company can increase the chances of success in your project and make a stronger business relationship.
Created on Aug 14th 2018 00:50. Viewed 531 times.