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5 Factors to Consider While Developing Enterprise Mobile Apps

February 20, 2015

Enterprises are keen to make their customers satisfied by offering them excellent services. They continuously strive for improving client services, and here, an enterprise mobile app with tailor-made changes can become a handy tool to ease their efforts.

developing enterprise mobile apps

developing enterprise mobile apps

How mobile app helps improving services

It helps enterprises in two ways- firstly, it facilitates employees to have a convenient and immediate access to corporate data on the move. Secondly, it enables customers to be notified about the new launches, company activities, etc. But then, developing a customized business mobile app itself is a complex task. Companies need to consider a lot of things in mind including the ever-changing business requirements.

In order to unlock the full potential of a mobile app, developers must consider three basic objectives:

  1. Attractive user interface (UI)
  2. Flawless operation
  3. Necessary functions for the end-users

By keeping these important objectives in mind, they can develop quality business apps for enterprises. Following are the five major factors to consider while developing an enterprise mobile app:

  1. Inclusion of ‘cool’ features: Developers should think about the end users while developing an app. Along with including business features depending on technical capabilities of smart devices, developers need to add ‘cool’ features for enticing end-users. Such features can help users in their daily activities. Developers should consider both interests and limitations of the users while adding such features.
  2. Performance is primary, features are secondary: Popularity of a mobile app largely depends on its functionality. The users want smooth navigation and hassle-free operation while they use an app. At times, a mobile app with only a feature or two gains higher popularity as compared to the apps with loads of features. It is mainly attributed to a performance.
  3. Native technology is better: Both these are essential characteristics of a business app. Native development technologies are capable of giving more natural and instinctive user experience (UX). Developers should use native resources for developing an app in order to increase the chances of success. In addition, native technologies provide more flexibility and scalability to modify an app as per changing business requirements.
  4. Integration is essential: Enterprise mobility concept based on integrating business aspects with IT. Integration with backend is a key factor for enhancing UX. Customer queries and feedback are important in terms of making necessary changes in business policies and other related aspects. App integration with a system provides a facility of restoring and reviewing queries, suggestions, and other important data as and when necessary.
  5. Deliver a higher ROI: When developers deliver a better mobile app with an excellent UX, then only they can deliver a higher ROI. Investment in developing a mobile app includes time to market, cost for update and maintenance, etc. All such costs factor in for ensuring good ROI, and it is only possible when an app can succeed to entice both existing and prospective customers.

In conclusion, we can mention that such major factors are essential for making high-quality business apps. Developers can leverage the benefits of technological advancement by using an innovative app development platform with feature-rich library and native tools.

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