Pros and Cons of Building a Mobile App for a Business

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These days, almost everyone owns a smartphone. In that smartphone, there are loads of apps you can download to make life easier. For example, you can download a speed dating app so you don’t have to go through the trouble of meeting someone. Now, meeting your soulmate has become a lot easier.

There are many purposes for making a mobile app for iOS and Android. One of them is for improving the operations of businesses whether they are startups or large enterprises. Either way, they could use the help as they would want to get through their tasks easier.

It would be better for companies to outsource a to the best mobile app developer in Singapore. If they do that, they won’t have to go through all the trouble of needing to build the app themselves. Judging from past experience, that can be quite difficult especially if you don’t have previous experience. We went through the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing mobile app development Singapore from another company.Here they are:

PROS

24/7 Help
It is no secret the app may malfunction at any time during the day. You may get some clients angry at you when that happens. Thus, it would be better if you have someone who will help you solve the problem immediately. Similar to a plumbing problem, this is one thing you can’t afford to wait until tomorrow to solve. It won’t matter what time of the day it is. When you call them, they will tell you what you need to know immediately. They won’t make any lame excuses that you need to call them the next day. Besides, there is a strong chance they already encountered your problem so it won’t take them long to solve it.

Cost-Effective
Perhaps, the number one reason companies prefer to outsource their development of mobile apps is it is cheaper. Imagine the amount you will spend when you pay an employee to make an app and regularly maintain it. There will come a time when you are paying this person even if he is doing absolutely nothing. It would be better to pay a company to do it once then you can just call them again for troubleshooting purposes. If you have people who have the basic IT knowledge then there would probably no need to call them but that would depend on the problem.

Short Service
When you need something done, you can rest assured they will get it done as soon as possible. Besides, they would not want to take too much of your time. Since the mobile app development company is an experienced one, they will handle your problem like it was nothing. It won’t be long before you can get back to what you were doing. In fact, you will eventually forget the problem even existed because they will take care of it like it was yesterday’s news.

CONS

Possible Invasion of Data Privacy
It would not be a great feeling for someone to ruin everything you worked hard for. However, that’s exactly what’s going to happen when you outsource mobile app development to another company. It is not a sure thing but it is a big possibility since the company will more or less know your most important passwords. Thus, better make sure the company has a good reputation before you share with them all your passwords.

Communication Problems
There is a possibility that the mobile development company who made the app is located in a far place. Thus, they may not be able to answer your queries immediately. In fact, they may be located in a different timezone. This will definitely become a problem when your problem is pretty urgent. It may not be something that can wait long.

CONCLUSION

Now that you are aware of the pros and cons of outsourcing your mobile app development Singapore, you will make a decision that is best for business. There is no doubt the fate of your company will be in your hands as this will be a big decision. Thus, better be patient as this is one time you can’t hurry your decision.

Look at all the factors and ask the opinion of your colleagues as they may get mad if you did not consult with them.

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