Do’s and Don’ts of Outsourcing Android App Development Services
Technology / July, 28 2022
Android app development has been there for a long time now, and it is one of the services companies always keep looking for. Android app developers are always in demand and the app development industry is moving fast.
If you look around in the current situation, not every business wants in-house app development. Android app developers cost a lot to small companies and companies that are still in the growing stage. The best choice for many business owners is to outsource, however without knowing what you are jumping into can be a nightmare.
Finding a third party to do your job is risky and can be challenging, and there are so many things a business has to do. An attempt to save time and money is the first priority while outsourcing, but before diving right into it look at these Do’s and Don’ts of Outsourcing.
This blog will give you an idea of things you should keep in mind before Outsourcing Android App Development services.
There are a lot of questions we have about outsourcing like:
Firstly, Do I need to Outsource, or would just hiring be fine?
Secondly, How do I find a good Android Outsourcing service provider?
Hiring a developer in-house is a costly process. It includes a lot of things like hiring costs, perks, benefits, taxes, and timely hikes to the employees every now and then. If a company is looking to receive more output than the investment then outsourcing is the best option.
Better technology leads to good revenue that we’ve been hearing for a long time now. App development is more than just coding. A good mobile app development agency will not just build the app for you but test the product and offer after-development services too. Hiring an adept professional is necessary to always stay ahead of the trend and technology upgrades.
1. Don’t keep your needs vague | Do keep your specifications clear:
It is imperative that you are clear about your needs and the framework you want your app to be developed. Inform about the timely delivery, clear communication, technology upgrades, and the latest market needs. The concept behind building an app from someone else that too from scratch can be tricky. Because you don’t want to keep shifting the project from one person to another, it makes the job more complicated. Keeping your project constant with one team will keep you running for the long term and the revenue also stays stable.
2. Don’t just believe words | Do check out for portfolios before handing over the project:
There are plenty of options out there but choosing the best one among all will only give you the best results when it comes to generating revenue from outsourcing Android app development services.
A pack of people who have worked on a good amount of projects is proof that they are ready to take on challenges and will complete the project as per your requirements. Always look out for the portfolio and the kind of projects they have worked on, this will give you the idea of whether you should work with them or not.
3. Don’t compromise on skills for a cheaper price | Do choose a skilled developer:
While looking for an outsourcing company you will come across many agencies that will offer Android development services for a cheaper price. But it is important to make sure that you choose the most suitable developers for your projects. Look out for certifications and reviews of the company, if needed take a look at the clients they have worked with.
Hiring a skilled developer will save you a lot of energy and help your business grow. You will be able to meet current and future trends. The other way would be to look out for a reference from someone you know, trusting a company that has worked with someone you know makes it easier to choose the right app developer.
4. Don’t keep the developer unmindful of your company | Do let the developer have company knowledge:
In order to develop an app just like you are dreaming of will require complete knowledge of the company’s objectives for the developer. The app built on the knowledge of the company’s goals will come out even better.
Developing an app that includes your company’s intentions will help you in achieving your personal growth as well. So, before starting anything else let the developer understand your goals and needs of the company so that you can expect the final results from them. A good mobile app developer will always be keen to know about the company’s objective and the amount of time and money you can spend on it.
5. Don’t hire a team who doesn’t keep clear communication | Do hire people who keep crystal clear app conversations:
It is crucial that your developer keeps clear communication with you by keeping you in the loop about the development and deployment of the app. As the company owner, you should be aware of the process. Meanwhile during the development process glitches may occur and there is always a possibility for app development to cross the budget.
Knowing everything about the development process maintains the authenticity of the app and helps in putting all the ideas into reality. The best method is to keep in touch with the point of contact and keep a report of all the progress to ensure quality.
All these do’s and don'ts are the key areas that you can look at before outsourcing. Because this will give you better quality and help you in delivering the best to your customers and clients.
If you are still struggling to look out for the best in the industry, Vidhema Technologies developers are here to help you build the best Android app in the industry. Get in touch to get started now with the most talented outsourcing team of professionals.
Vivek Chaturvedi is the co-founder and CTO at Vidhema Technologies. He is responsible for the overall technical operations of the company and has played a major role in bringing Vidhema up from its humble beginnings and, with his immense energy and drive, transforming it into a globally trusted name in IT solutions.