Custom mobile app development is not cheap, but that doesn't mean pricing needs to be confusing.
Follow us along the App Development Lifecycle to get a clearer picture on why pricing a custom app is difficult and see our process for uncovering a better estimate for your project.
The App Development Lifecycle
Step 1: Strategy
The goal of a strategy session is to vet your product’s viability and determine metrics for its success before any money is spent on development.
Step 2: Discovery
Once the strategy is in place, we begin the discovery phase. Here we develop a list of user stories and feature requirements in order to set the roadmap for development.
Step 3: Design and Infrastructure Development
While we design the UI/UX for the front end of your app, we also build the foundation for the backend at the same time. This phase produces a work order for the development, the scope of which can vary depending on project size.
Step 4: Development Sprints
It’s time to run, er, sprint. We select a number of features and commit to delivering those features within a two week timeline. These two week cycles repeat until the app is ready to launch.
Step 5: Support & Maintenance
The work doesn't end once version 1.0 hits the app stores. We continue to keep your app performing at the highest level with regular maintenance and support.