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Things To Consider While Hiring An App Development Agency

IT Technology, Mobile Application Development
June 17, 2019
Things To Consider While Hiring An App Development Agency

If you are looking for an app development company in an IT hub, every other street will be having a company. If you are looking for it digitally, a never-ending list of companies will pop up. The actual dilemma is how do you know which is a reliable one and the one where you can put your trust in. When you are a novice in the IT industry, you are not quite acquainted with the process of picking good companies out from the average ones.

 

You can get the best product when the company you choose understands the nature of your business and service and become your partner throughout the process and not just a company. This was just a minor tip, there are many more things to be taken into consideration while picking the company. Let me help you know all of them and help you make an informed decision.

Hiring App Development Agency

 

1) Past Work

That’s a great way to judge a company. Past work will show the versatility and quality output of a company. If the company has already developed an app in the category that you are looking to develop, that will be like a cherry on the cake.

That way you will already know what your app is going to look and work like by choosing that company. Also, lay your focus on whether the company is working with the only enterprise or with the startup as well. If the company can’t provide a persuasive portfolio of their previous apps or show the live apps in the app store, that’s a red flag.

2) Cost

You want to find a company that is good at work but, you don’t want to empty your total savings on a single project. Hence, it is very important to choose a budget-friendly company. There are various hiring models and before hiring them to know all those models. There are basically three models fixed cost, hourly basis, and dedicated developer model. Check which one will be more suitable for your project needs before hiring.

3) Timeline

You are not looking for an app development company that takes forever to deploy your project. You need to ask the company about the timeline to make the app live. Mobile app development companies take multiple projects at a single time and because of that, your project is delayed. Delay of several days is not an issue. It is about to happen but, a month or two and more is not what you want from your app development company.

4) Post Launch Support

Even if you are totally satisfied with the app knowing this is exactly what you want, some changes are about to come after launch. Say for example users share their feedback about the app and ask you to make changes. You will need the company to integrate those changes. There will also be minor bug fixes and updates post-launch. So, ask your company about the maintenance and support period and whether it is complementary or paid.

5) Involvement and Feedback

Top companies might be best at what they do but, it’s your project after all. Ask the company about the involvement of the clients in the project. Companies must involve their clients at every stage of the development cycle right from the wire-framing to designing to every build of the development. Also, they must be open to the changes you suggest during the course of development.

Pratik Kanada

I am Pratik Kanada, founder & CEO of 360 Degree Technosoft, which makes app ideas into reality by providing unique design and development services across iOS and Android platforms. I generally write blogs on mobile technology, app development and app marketing.

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