84% of the world’s population owns a smartphone, according to Statista. That figure is up considerably from 2016 when only 50% of the global population had a smartphone. There’s no doubt that the world has shifted from PCs to mobile devices to keep up with this fast-moving digital era. Not only people have turned their attention to mobile phones, but also the businesses. They rapidly began to replace their websites with user-friendly mobile apps.
Making a mobile switch this year, even without having internal resources to do so, it’s simple. You should consider outsourcing your mobile app development project. Here’s why:
1. It lowers the cost of developing an app
One of the main advantages of outsourcing mobile development is its lower overall costs compared to in-house development. Offshore software development companies are often located in countries with lower labour costs that are emerging tech hubs. This means that businesses from countries like the US, the UK or Western Europe will benefit from reduced development costs without having to sacrifice the quality of their project.
Additionally, working with an Eastern European software development company costs far less than hiring new staff. This means that the ROI of your mobile development project will be maximal.
2. Access to expert app developers
Outsourcing your project to an experienced app development company will help you access the best engineering talents. They are helpful because they are already acquainted with mobile development technologies and protocols. Your projects will benefit from experienced UI/UX designers. They will provide the best advice when it comes to making your app as attractive and engaging as possible.
3. Outsourcing saves time
Outsourcing your projects to a nearshore app development company will allow you to not waste time and money with the hiring process. This is also helpful with onboarding and training. Furthermore, the app development team will work round the clock to complete the projects before the deadlines without compromising the service quality. Our recommendation is to choose a nearshore software development company that is geographically close to your headquarters. This way, the time difference will be a maximum of 2-3 hours. Communication with the outsource team during your work schedule will be easier.
4. Ongoing support
Launching a mobile app is not the final step of the mobile development process! Depending on the first round of feedback, you’ll need to release app updates, offer support and assistance or introduce new features to ensure a high-quality user experience. Outsourcing to a team of expert developers guarantees full support from beginning to end, as it is a common practice for top software development companies to follow a risk management strategy when it comes to iOS App Development, in order to identify potential problems in the early stages of development.
5. Access to advanced programming tools
Offshore software development companies have a variety of software and tools that allow them to develop apps for diverse platforms, so you can take advantage of advanced technologies like IoT, AI or VR without having to spend all your budget. Moreover, their teams of expert developers can also guide you in choosing the best development option for your needs – maybe a progressive web app is more suitable for you than a mobile app.
6. No need to manage the team
Well-established outsourcing companies offer dedicated teams of developers experienced enough to seamlessly meet the requirements of your project while following the highest communications standards to ensure full transparency – such as regular meetings, demo sessions and daily progress updates. This way, you’ll benefit from a high-quality development experience, without having to micromanage the team.
If you are considering outsourcing a mobile app development project, our dedicated team at Redbee Software is ready to help, while you and your team focus on other aspects such as the marketing strategy for the launch.