The following post is a guest post from Kate Merzlova of Intellectsoft
. Intellectsoft is a mobile software development company which was founded in 2007 and now has over 100 employees.
Since the era of smart technologies started several years ago, millions of people have mobile phones today. Nowadays thousands of new smartphones and tablets are activated daily around the world, and a mobile presence is becoming a must for all kinds of businesses. A mobile presence is vital for many businesses because a mobile application is a great way to promote your business and to stay in touch with your customers 24/7. Moreover, there is a separate sector of mobile application development that provides business solutions for making the deals faster, especially deals concerning international projects.
When a company owner realizes the necessity to develop a corporative app, there appears one problem – how to choose a good mobile app development company. When you google for a mobile developer, you get thousands of sites of different companies all over the world. Of course, it is too easy to get confused as the information they give in their sites can be almost the same. So, what do you have to pay attention to? In this post, we’ll give you several tips that may help you pick a good mobile development company.
Structure and Stats
Find out more about the company itself. Learn about the company’s age, how many employees it has, the structure of its departments, the address of the office, the company phone number, and other relevant information. Many sites won’t give you such information because they are run by freelancer mobile developers who won’t provide you the whole range of serious mobile development services. A good mobile software development company should have several departments composed of of designers, developers, testers, sale managers, etc. You may even ask for (or find in the net) some photos of the office and people working in this software development company.
Portfolio and Experience
If a company has been at the market for some time, it should give you examples of its previous works that you can test and compare to the other apps. Besides, if a company had some very “big” clients, it can be another illustration of a company’s trustiness.
Range of Projects
This point has a very tight connection to the previous one. A good mobile application development company has different projects in different areas, but it also may have some specialization, for example, in business app development or game application design.
You should know that the mobile world is ruled by certificates especially when it concerns iOS development for Apple devices. A company with good reputation should have all of the certificates given by official organizations.
One of the most important things any client should pay attention to is clear pricing. The mobile company should give you a report in which all the expenses should be written down.
If a company has a good reputation, it should have good reviews; however, be careful and don’t confuse good reviews on some forums that can be left by the developers themselves with some official ratings. One of the best and trustful ratings is BestWebDesignAgencies.com where you may also get some stats.
Finally before signing a contract, hold several meetings with the developers and project and sales managers, make sure that they understand your requirements, and stay in touch with the team all the time your application is being developed. Speak clearly and listen to the professionals attentively and you will get the mobile application that will bring your business to the next level.
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