Category Archives: Mobile

An API First Approach to Mobile App Development

Over the last few years, we have not only witnessed the mobile revolution, but the explosion of the mobile app marketplace.  In order to meet rising consumer hunger and demand for mobile apps, entrepreneurs, mobile app developers, and enterprises alike have been striving for the next big idea, often adopting a mobile first strategy for their startups.  The problem is, this strategy is not always the best approach.  Below we will outline a few of the biggest reasons an API first approach to mobile app development is the winning strategy.
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The State of Enterprise Mobile App Adoption

Every year Adobe conducts its annual Enterprise Mobile App Survey in order to gain insight into the current state of adoption and use of mobile apps by firms, in addition to any opportunities or challenges faced by those looking to leverage mobile applications as a competitive advantage.  Their most recent survey revealed, although not surprisingly, mobile app usage is on the rise, with 69% of enterprise departments utilizing anywhere between 2-5 mobile apps, on average.  Even better, 56% of those surveyed expect their investment in the space to increase over the coming year.
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Mobile App Development in 2016

It is no question, mobile app development is a booming business. In fact, the United Nations reported that 85 percent of the world’s population (6 billion people) now have mobile phones. This staggering reality is enabling new business models and revolutionizing industries given startups and existing enterprises alike are looking for new uses for the technology. In order to be successful in such a world, here are a few tips for mobile app development in 2016.
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Top 4 Technology Trends for 2016

2015 was a year of exciting technological advancements, from the rise of self-driving cars to smart devices and numerous applications for a sharing economy.  If 2015 was any indication of the impending future, we should no doubt expect a thrilling year ahead.  Below we outline the top 4 technology trends for 2016.
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The Importance of Wireframes for Mobile App Development

Many potential startups and entrepreneurs come to us looking to build a mobile application on a very tight budget given they often look to bootstrap the expense on their own. As a result, after receiving a quote, it’s not uncommon for them to look for ways to cut costs in any way they can. Their first instinct is often contemplating outsourcing visual design to a freelancer on the cheap or even on occasion toy with the idea of attempting to do the work themselves in order reduce overall expenses. This is totally understandable, however, is a very ill advised approach. Yes, this will reduce the overall scope of our work and therefore costs in the short term, but the minimal reduction in cost in the large scheme of things will prove a much steeper cost when it comes to user experience. Design may seem simplistic enough, but there is much more that comes into play than just a pretty exterior.

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Top Software Development Trends of 2015

As the final months of 2015 begin to dwindle down, we outline the top software development trends of 2015 thus far.
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Mobile App Branding Strategy

As a custom mobile app development company, we have designed and delivered countless mobile apps across a broad spectrum of industries, from retail to health monitoring, for both startups and enterprises alike. Given you partner with an experienced mobile app developer, development isn’t so much the challenge. We can develop pretty much anything your desire, as we live and breathe to create exceptional user experiences for our clients and do so well. The challenge, rather, lies in coupling a well-executed app with a great branding. After all, a great app is only as successful as its adoption and usage. In order to get your app into as many hands as possible, great branding makes all the difference. Typically your mobile app development partner will likely be able to help you with the process, but if you prefer to fine tune your mobile app branding on your own, we offer some tips and insights for creating a brand that is both memorable and impressionable for your users.
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Outsourcing Enterprise Mobile App Development

A recent study has revealed two thirds of organizations plan to outsource the development of mobile apps over the next few years, as demand continues to grow. The news is not supremely surprising, with many an enterprise struggling with the possibility of keeping production in house, as custom mobile app development can involve considerable resources. In fact, outsourcing by far offers tremendous advantages over in house development. Below we will outline some of the advantages that come with outsourcing your mobile app developments to experienced mobile app development companies.
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