Everyone knows "there's an app for that," but what does that mean for your company's website? You're not alone if you're stumped when it comes to understanding what a "web application" is. There's a lot of confusion around web-based data processing, online collaboration, and virtual project management. So far, we've explored what a web application is and some popular types of apps used by businesses.
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You know your web presence is crucial to building your brand and attracting more customers. What if it's time your website did more than act as a billboard for your business? Custom web apps can help your company solve challenges and streamline systems for your employees and clients.
We've previously posted about custom web apps and what exactly they are—wondering what type of web app is right for your business? Let's take a look at some popular types of web applications.
Digital accessibility is the practice of building websites, digital content, and applications that can be used by a wide range of people, including those who have visual, motor, auditory, speech, or cognitive disabilities.
Every business depends on technology to operate efficiently, connect with customers, and promote productivity. As a custom software development company providing technology solutions to achieve those goals, we often see a bottleneck when clients don’t fully understand the software development process.
Do you really understand the overall purpose of your project? Asking questions about the big picture helps create the user stories that will guide the entire development process.
There are a lot of websites living shallow, meaningless existences. If we asked your website, “Why are you here?”, what would it say? Does it even know? Do you even know?
What is a successful visit to your business’s website? Do you want people to stay and read? Place an order? Request a quote? Unless you know what you want a visitor to do when they come to your site, you and your web development team will have no way to know when it is successful.
What story does your website tell? Building a new website for your business is a chance to craft content that conveys the purpose and priorities of your business. By putting content first in your web development strategy, you focus on what they need to know to say yes to your company.
When you are putting together a plan for a new piece of custom software, it can feel like the sky’s the limit. Web-based solutions can solve many problems facing tech-savvy business owners. But if you shoot the moon, you could quickly find that scope creep has broken your budget and put your release far behind schedule.
What is Scope Creep
“Scope creep” is a concept used by project managers in the software industry when the requirements of a job change over the course of the project.
A custom software solution often doesn’t come cheap. While there are strategies to keep the budget low, business owners often must invest in their development team to get the solution they want. So how do you know the money is worth it? How do you measure the ROI of software projects?