7 Simple Steps to Reach a Perfect Mobile App

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Usage of mobile phones has increased in the past year. With the phenomenal rise in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, it’s no surprise that mobile apps have quickly become widespread and has become a successful business tool. Each mobile application has its own set of unique challenges . Mobile app projects require thorough planning to keep projects on schedule and help managers deal with unforeseen challenges. Knowing how to plan can increase your chances of completing the project on time and within budget while meeting design specifications. Following below strategy ensure in developing an effective mobile app at less time and budget.

1. Research

Research comprises collection of information and data undertaken on a systematic basis in order to achieve organisation’s goals for the program. The methodology include publication research,interviews,surveys and other research techniques, and also include both present and historical information. You will get a pulse of what is happening now and which strategy to implement in the project to achieve goal.

2. Discussions and Meetings

A face-to-face discussion of organisational topics and issues can be conducted in various methods. In this modern day and age, individuals conveniently communicate through emailing and conference calls which limit the ability of people to express ideas only through the power of words. However, traditional meetings allow individuals to facilitate discussion and interaction in a face-to-face manner, allowing the participants to express their opinions freely with the help of nonverbal communication.A meeting is a gathering of individuals with diverse opinions which are ready to be shared and discussed. Meeting includes knowledge transfer, gain a greater understanding of the entire project, discuss Customer details and target, meet all of the players involved resulting in desired product.

3. Wireframe Creations

Wireframes make it easier to communicate ideas, reduce scope creep, cut down on project costs (due to fewer design revisions later), and enable greater upfront usability and functionality testing. Creating a wireframe gives the client, developer, and designer an opportunity to take a critical look at the structure of the website and allows them to make revisions easily early on in the process. Mockingbird , Lovely Charts , Cacoo are some of the free wire-framing tools available.

4. Create a Time-Table

Setting deadlines for the task is also a part of planning a project.Defining these deadlines beforehand can help keep a project manager on track. Zoho , Bitrix24 , Producteev are some popular task planning tools,that handles the many aspects of daily operations and tasks.

5. Resources

Many projects run out of resources before completion. Resources include both labor and finances. Planning requires the team to consider what resources it needs to finish the project and eliminate the potential of discontinuing the project for lack of resources.Many employees work on multiple projects simultaneously. These employees divide their time between the two projects and run the risk of having too much or not enough work. Planning allows the project leader to work out a schedule which maximizes the employee’s available time.

6. Development

Now its time to turn idea in something tangible.You now have all the data ,schedule and also aware of goals for the project. Development includes the coding. Before you start trying to apply new programming skills to real-world jobs, work on some projects for yourself. Challenge yourself to solve problems using your programming language. It will also help in developing your skills.For example, instead of using your computer’s calendar program to stay organized, try designing your own!

7. Testing mobile app

Testing is really required to point out the defects and errors that were made during the development phases.It’s essential since it makes sure of the Customer’s reliability and their satisfaction in the application.It is very important to ensure the Quality of the product before delivering product to the customers and testing helps in gaining confidence. It is important step required to stay in the business.

Conclusion

Mobile apps are changing the way we interact with our technology and the app market continues to grow at a rapid clip. It is an exciting time to be an app developer. Ensure the success of your app by applying these 7 principles in your development process and you will find yourself on the road to app success.For any more queries feel free to contact us.

7 Simple Steps to Reach a Perfect Mobile App was last modified: March 7th, 2016 by Noopur Virmani