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11 Things to Know Before you Hire a Mobile App Development Company

Application Development, Mobile Apps Development

How many applications do we use on our mobile phones? The lies within the question. Apps are a minimal requirement for our mobile phone nowadays. No mobile phone is ready to use without the applications installed in it.

There are so many applications for a single purpose and we just have to search the name on google or play store or app store and download it on our mobile phones. They are just ready to use.

Things to Know Before you Hire a Mobile App Development Company

So, hiring the mobile app development agency for developing an app for you is a critical step to take.

Let’s discuss some of the major points that we must consider while hiring a mobile app development agency.

Below is the checklist that will give you a list of factors to consider before starting:

  1. Looking into the Company’s Portfolio
  2. Asking for Reference Apps Made by the Company
  3. In-Depth Knowledge of the Process of App Development
  4. Platforms for App Development
  5. Developing Wireframe before Development
  6. Services Provided in the App Development Package
  7. Feedback and Involvement During the Development
  8. Timeline for the App Development
  9. Payment Terms
  10. Services Provided After Launch
  11. Modification Beyond the Scope of Work

1. Looking into the Company’s Portfolio

  • Looking into the portfolio of the mobile app development company gives you an idea about how your work will be handled by the company and how much complex app they can build.
  • Ask for the company about its portfolio before handling them your app-building responsibility.

2. Asking for Reference Apps Made by the Company

  • Other apps developed by the company plays a vital role in knowing details about the type of work and the detailing that can be done by the company in your app development process.
  • So, enquiring about the other apps developed by the company and analyzing them on your level as per need will give you a more clear idea of whether you should go with that company or not.

3. In-Depth Knowledge of the Process of App Development

  • The app development process includes various stages like the scope of work, wireframe making, design phase, etc.
  • You should know about the company’s whole process of developing the app and the various stages included in it.
  • Gaining knowledge about the process of app development will take you a step forward into choosing the company wisely.

4. Platforms for App Development

  • As technology has evolved since the past few years, the apps which are made in Android are then also made available in iOS and vice versa.
  • If you are planning yo expand your business/plan in the future by also making the app on another platform, then you must know if the company provides you both the platforms or not.
  • This will imply that if you would like to develop the iOS version of your already developed android app, then you can ask the company for it.

5. Developing Wireframe Before Development

  • There are a few companies that provide the wireframe of the app before the development step.
  • The companies that provide the wireframe of the app before starting the development of the app will reflect that the company gives you a clear understanding of the app and how the user flow will be.
  • Choosing the company which provides a wireframe is a definitely wise choice.

6. Services Provided in the App Development Package

  • The package selection for the app development requires a person to know the detailed services that will be provided at the time of the app development.
  • Asking for the services being provided during the app development process by the company will get you to know the company better.

7. Feedback and Involvement During the Development

  • Handling all the responsibilities solely to the company and relying on them will not give you the desired result. Instead, you have to involve and give your feedback from time to time in order to receive the best from the company.
  • So, the company must ask for your feedback from time to time to get your involvement in the project and delivering the desired output from your opinion.

8. Timeline for the App Development

  • On-time completion of app development is a key feature that makes a company be in more demand by its customers.
  • Timeline commitment to developing the app and completion of the project is an important question to be asked by you to the company to know if it takes the appropriate time or not.
  • This will automatically let you know if the company is reliable for handling your work or not.

9. Payment Terms

  • Never let the price get compromised with the quality of your work and the end product that you wish to get delivered by the company.
  • Keeping the budget in mind, choose the company for app development work and you can discuss and come to an agreement before signing the confirmed deal.

10. Services Provided After Launch

  • After launching services include error correction, data handling, and basic other services that are provided by the company.
  • Knowing about the after launch services in advance will give you more ideas about the company and whether to choose it for developing your mobile app or not.

11. Modification Beyond the Scope of Work

  • Modification of the features after finalizing the scope of work can be done or not? This is one of the questions to be asked to the company before signing a deal.
  • Adding or removing the features in the app may affect the price of it. The company that provides this kind of feasibility to its customers is obviously a good choice to make.

Summary:

Choosing the right company and hiring it for app development is quite a big decision to make. But by knowing the above factors about the company can help you at some levels.

Why Choose Alakmalak?

Why Choose Alakmalak?

Alakmalak is a Web & Mobile App Development Company in India that offers services for several technologies. There have been around for a very long time and have developed over 2500 projects for clients all around the world. They have highly skilled web developers with a great deal of experience.

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Rushik Shah 26 September , 2019

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Hello, Greetings of the day.
I am Daniel, and I have just popped in one of your articles about things to know before hiring a mobile app development company.
As companies strive hard to capture the attention of users through innovative and useful applications, the demand for quality mobile app development companies has also increased tremendously. Nowadays it’s quite tricky to choose the best development company.
This article will help us to choose a company to work on a mobile app project.
Thank you so much for sharing this article.