August 24, 2018

Do you need a mobile app for your business or just the website?

Chinab
2 minutes

Do you need a mobile app for your business or just the website? This is a very interesting question, since the time mobile applications have increased in number and many businesses adopted the mobile app as there primary source of income.

We are in the age where mobile applications are at the top of the list when driving a business but if we actually look at the bigger picture there is lot more to explore and understand.

Try taking an example of your daily routine. Within 1 hours of waking up in the morning and how many different apps you might be looking at. It could be any financial app, news app, fitness app, emails etc. According to Soasta 84% Smartphone Owners use apps during their morning routine.

mobile app for your business

1. What is a utility app?

Apps like battery monitoring, flash, calculator etc. They could be standalone or dependent on an external source or your phone sensors for data or hardware.

2. What is a gaming app?

Mobile games like Temple Run, Angry Bird and lot of other small educational gamified apps for learning.

3. Which are other kinds of apps?

This consists of all other kind of apps that you use from the app store like news, social media, informative apps etc.

4. What is an enterprise app?

These are applications that you mostly do not find on the app store. They are designed and developed for internal use of a company or organization. For example Sales Agency uses this for monitoring employee customer visits and sales representatives can enter data from their visits etc. These apps are also developed in the same way the other apps are developed but only the distribution channel is different.

5. Which kind of app suits your business the best?

Well, now since we have categorized the apps the question Do you need a mobile app for your business can do your job. It totally depends on which category you fall into and what is your business goal.

Businesses building apps that fall in the 4th category are purely building customized apps for improving organization workflow, tracking progress and many other reasons in the interest of organizational productivity and growth.

In 1st and 3rd category apps can also be an extension to your website and can also provide some additional or extended feature to your customers. It can also give you insights on your customers interests and what they are looking at.

I am sure that these insights will definitely help you in answering your question, but when in doubt contact us. We will arrange a free consulting session exclusively for you. We also provide end-to-end business solutions for startups, small and medium scale organizations.

FAQ’s

The choice between creating an app or website for a business depends on its nature and target audience. Apps offer more interactive experiences for constant engagement, while websites are more practical and cost-effective for information or product showcase. Conducting market research and understanding customer needs helps make the right decision.

There are various reasons, such as that it helps connect a wider audience, attract new customers, increase brand presence in the market, increase traffic and engagement, and build trust.

Mobile apps and websites collect different types of data, as they serve different purposes and have distinct functionalities. While both can collect user data, mobile apps often have access to more personal information due to permissions granted by users. It can track location data and have access to device-specific information, which websites may not have.

April 6, 2016

3 Key Technical Elements Of Software Development

Chinab
2 minutes

Requirement Analysis

Following are the important 3 Key Technical Elements Of Software Development

Requirement Analysis element of software-development

Have you ever got messed up in the middle of the project when you actually have to concentrate on the deliverables and functionality. Yes? Than I bet you haven’t done enough analysis for the requirements. The key is to listen to your clients and read crucial documents. This helps in not only knowing what client wants but also to understand what are the requirements.

Code Quality and Architecture

Code Quality and Architecture element of software-development

Many times an app, website or any software is designed, and developed but in the development process if the architecture is not well and if the code structure is not dynamic and sturdy the software could fail when scaled. In this case both client and developer needs to understand that it takes lot of effort in building an initial architecture of any software.

Version Control and Deliverables

Version Control and Deliverables element of software-development

Well this is the most crucial thing to keep in mind. I am sure there might have been cases where either you have no backup or if working in a team you have no idea who messed up with the code. For these reasons version control is very important. It helps you to keep track on your development and team work. Other factor is deliverables. It is because you have not done the requirement gathering properly you are not able to make milestones, deliverables and properly execute the software process. It is very important to have everything documents so that it is the smooth end-to-end process for the clients as well as for the developer.

Summary

We keep in mind these 3 key elements, but there are many other factors design of the software has a great impact and also technical feasibility, time, skills etc. Join us to grow with us and give us an opportunity to deliver you success. Contact us!

FAQ’s

Software development is the process of designing, coding, testing, and maintaining software applications. It involves creating computer programs that fulfill specific user requirements and solving complex problems through programming languages.

The main six elements of the software development process are needs identification, requirement analysis, design, development and implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.

Because it determines the functionality, performance, and reliability of the software. It involves making decisions on programming languages, frameworks, and architectures that will ensure efficient and effective development. A strong technical foundation allows for easier maintenance, scalability, and future enhancements of the software. 

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