With the rise of adoption of smartphones and tablets, there is a huge rise in opportunities for businesses. The adoption of smartphones and tablets had brought radical changes in buying habits as well as delivery of product and services. This is the reason now-a-days to stay competitive and connect to customers, most of the businesses are opting for mobile friendly websites. But to provide an on-the-go experience and better customer services having a mobile application is need of the hour.
Whether you have an eCommerce business, education, fashion or other; mobile application is suitable and is required by all. Now the question comes.. How to develop a Mobile Application? There are a few firms who have in-house technical infrastructure to take care of all the technical requirements but what about those firms who have no technological expertise?? For such firms, outsourcing the mobile application development is the best and most convenient choice.
Before you choose a mobile app developer, understand the type of mobile application:
Native Mobile Apps: Native Mobile apps are developed for a single platform, these applications can work offline and take advantage of device’s operating system and other softwares installed on that platform like camera or address book, etc.
Hybrid Mobile Apps: Hybrid apps are the cheapest and the fastest solution. These are partially native apps. These apps are primarily built using HTML5. Hybrid apps combined the advantages of of both Native and Web application. These can be easily deployed across multiple platforms.
Mobile Web Apps: Mobile Web apps are not the real applications. They have a look of native applications, but are actually website. They are run by a browser and typically written in HTML5.
What differentiate these mobile applications is user interface, platform independence, offline functionality. It depends on the entrepreneur, which app they choose for their firm for development depending on their needs. Now, once you decide the type of mobile apps for business you want to develop, you should keep the following in mind while choosing the mobile apps developers:
Experience: While choosing the right mobile app developer for your organization. Always keep in mind that the company should be experienced and well equipped in the respective field with all the tools required for app development.
Transperency: Transparency means clarity and honesty. It is must to have an efficient relationship between two firms for business. If they talk about what they know and are able to share thoughts and ideas they can be a right choice.
Team of Developers: Once you choose the company make sure you personally meet the team. In-house team that is working on your project is advantageous for you as you can discuss your requirement personally and get the ideas about design and development model as easy communication is a must for any business.
Portfolio: Checking the portfolio of the company can actually give you an idea about their previous work and current project. What design they’ve chosen, the complexity of their apps, how innovative they are and the variety, etc.
Support after Delivery: The Mobile Application Developer should provide full support after deployment. In case of bugs, they should provide full technical support in handling and elimination bugs