As you know, this ever-expanding digital world is a jostling marketplace with millions of potential customers, reaching out to them is the main goal of a business and a trendy application is the way forward.
Research shows there are 80+ apps installed on an average smart phone with 1.85 million on iOS App Store and 2.56 million available for Android users through Google Play Store.
It is fair to say that an app can not only capture these masses of potential consumers but, can also improve and manage the brand status and the existing customers for a business or body.
The app development process is a highly intricate and can only be handled well by experts. Knowing how an app can change the game for a business or entity (by adding the X factor to it), app development through professionals does seem to be worth every cent.
Here are all the steps involved in app development process and why professionals handle it for a business or body.
Generating the app idea
The first step in app development is idea creation and a team working in Business development with proficient project management skills can definitely specify the idea and minimum viable product – MVP for the business.
Researching the competitive market, keeping an eye on the changing market conditions and trends, the research associates help to ensure an explicit, trendy and relevant app idea that catches the customers’ attention and enables easy communication with the existing customers as well.
After writing down the features for the app, mockup design is prepared. Creation of a clear visualisation of how the app will look requires creativity, attention to detail, architecture solutions capability and excessive knowledge of the field that can only be covered by specialists.
Coding, Programming, Graphic Designing
A bunch load of tools and technologies such as native iOS, Android mobile/web apps and e-commerce go into building the perfect app relevant to a business. Coding, Programming and Graphic designing need to be impeccable. The app needs to have a suave outlook and smooth performance, aiding in building a brand image for the business all of which require great technological expertise.
Alpha and Beta Testing
The business demands a highly dependable, efficient app without any errors and complications and to ensure that, professionals perform various testing operations before launching it. After Application testing i.e., a software testing type, conducted through scripts with the motive of finding errors in software that deals with tests for the entire application, Interface Testing is performed which verifies whether the communication between two different software systems is done correctly.
Launching the app
The last step before completion is Beta testing where the app is pushed to real users for testing and feedback preparing the app ready and perfectly operational for the real customers. The app needs to be launched to the App Store and the launching needs to be well managed to guarantee that no complications or errors appear and all of this is ensured by agility, vigilant attention and skilful management by experts.
Now we know that it takes a team to take an idea for an app and make it come to life. Having an app for a business or any other use is exceedingly advantageous in the global market and there are highly trained experts out there, with sufficient knowledge of the field, working to build exclusive apps with high success rate. All one needs to do is just manifest an app idea and watch it turn into reality.