Understanding the mobile application design and development process

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Anish Prakash Chief Marketing Officer
Mobile Application

In the start of the 20th century, a number of companies began investing in machinery and buildings. Today, most companies prefer to invest a lot of money in digital marketing and marketplace.

This means that they prefer to build mobile applications and to enhance their presence in the digital sphere. However, still, many companies do not recognize how important it is to stay active in the digital world.

Mobile application design and development, however, is quite a complex process. It takes a lot of difficulty in finding the right development company to hire. However, this is only the first step. There are countless other challenges. In case you know the basics of the mobile application design and development process, you will be able to make better decisions.

Let us take a quick look at the entire process of mobile application design and development.

Generation of an idea

Generation of an idea is the first step in mobile application design and development. There are countless benefits that which a mobile application can provide to a business. Hence, this is something that companies must take seriously. In order to create a successful mobile application, first, figure out what the purpose of this application would be. Then, consider the ways in which this application will benefit your customers. This will help you in generating a suitable idea.

Finding a team

Finding and hiring an experienced group of individuals is extremely important for the success of a mobile application. The prime factor that results in the success of a team is communication. So make sure that the team can talk to each other, and that you are communicating with the team properly.

The effectiveness of the work is significantly greater when both the developers of the application and designers are working together at the same time, under the same roof.

Having an experienced team will automatically solve a number of problems for you. Do remember that an experienced and good mobile application development/design company would specifically want to learn about your business and your customers. Then, the company will work with you in defining the scope of work in a specific timeline along with the budget.

UX and UI design

It is important to lay out the key functionalities and features of the mobile application before moving on to the design aspect. This will require a lot of brainstorming, and help in detecting issues beforehand. As a result of this, the team will be able to avoid costly revisions in the long run.

Development

It is important for a mobile application design/development company to have an in-house team that can transition quickly from the design to the development part. Through this entire phase, it is important for developers to provide feedback to the designers. This is because developers are usually up to date with the Android and IOS design guidelines, and the technical capabilities of both.

Quality Assurance

It is important that the entire application is free of glitches, and bugs. This is something that comes under the scope of quality assurance. Quality assurance is the responsibility of the person/company that you have hired for your mobile application design/development process.

Originally published May 9,2019 12:20:00 PM
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