Have you ever considered building an app for your company? Whether you’re a business owner, marketing director, or other decision maker for your brand, chances are you’ve had representatives from every kind of agency call regarding mobile apps, mobile websites, and responsive websites. But how are you supposed to know which is right for you?
App development is a complicated process in and of itself, but there are a lot of ways app developers are making the process more complex than it needs to be. With a few simple tips, you can streamline app development, making it easier and more efficient than before.
The Google Play store boasts 1.6 million different apps for users to download. The Apple App Store features another 1.5 million apps. Even the relatively tiny Amazon Appstore, Windows Phone Store, and BlackBerry World offer a few hundred thousand apps each. Yes, if you’re keeping track, there are well over four million apps available to users, with more added each day.
Enterprises have found the goose that laid the golden eggs, and it’s mobile apps. These apps can power the mobile workforce, enable on-the-go work and customer assistance, and even keep workflow moving smoothly when workers are not able to get to the office due to weather or personal circumstances. The problem then lies in the enterprise’s ability to roll out app development projects quickly, smoothly, and with as little glitches as possible.
When developing an app, the smartest thing you can do is start with solving a clear and distinct need for users, says Zachary Drew, head of business development for app developer Blue Label Labs. And if you don’t know what problems you’re solving for, do more research, build prototypes and get feedback before building.
Apps have become an ingrained aspect of modern society, many of which are as ubiquitous as garage door openers and toothbrushes. However, some of the top app developers around the world have proven to be particularly prominent in the world of app development, literally transforming the way in which people approach certain tasks. From reinventing the way people shop to redesigning how people read and share content on the web, the leading app developers are creating a world where technology and convenience are accessible to everyone. Here are some of the biggest names in app development who have revolutionised the ways that humans approach ordinary tasks.