When building an enterprise app for your business, there are some fundamentals that you must consider. We might even go so far as to call them rules. Here is our list of considerations.
Provide your customer a good experience. Remember that your app is a way to “put your best foot forward.” Your customers need an app that loads quickly, is simple enough to use easily, and is efficient enough to give them what they are looking for. Your app must be able to fulfil both you and your customers’ needs.
In other words, build apps for performance. According to research, more people are connecting to the Internet with mobile devices, and more of them are using apps than browsers. Tap into the trend giving users what they are looking for.
Have all of the programming done the same professional. Don’t allow ten different employees to program your app in different languages. For now, HTML5 is the most common solution. We can build you an app that will work in multiple platforms; all you have to do is tell us what you need.
Take care of your business when it comes to security and authentication. Whether your apps are in-house or designed to allow your customers to do business with you, make sure you have secure client-server communication, off-line authentication, on-device encryption, and access control for your app. It makes your customers trust you and makes you less likely to face lawsuits.
Develop cloud-based and back end solutions. Back-end integration is important, because it can affect the performance, cost, functionality, and time-to-market of your app. According to a recent study of major companies, 83% of those developing apps intend to employ cloud-based and back end solutions. Don’t get left behind.
Make sure that your app builder can support your app. This basically means that you need to make sure your app builder can adapt to any changes in the marketplace and keep you on top of things.
Speaking of keeping on top of things, this is the most important task you will face going into the future. You must be able to adapt to the changing marketplace, and you must adapt fast. If you don’t, your competitors will.
Luckily for you, there is a one-stop solution for all of this: SmarterApps. We have a lot of experience in apps, and we know how to customise a solution for you and your company. A lot of companies give this task to their IT departments, but they are usually busy with other aspects of their jobs, and they don’t specialise in apps.
Apps are what we do, and we can keep your business abreast of new developments as they happen. Call us today for a consultation.