Hitting deadlines is a vital part of business, but you’d be surprised how easily it is to get off track during the course of mobile app development. Here are five tips that businesses can use help stop wasting time.
Not having adequate quality assurance (QA) can waste a business’s time. This is because the faster developers can find and fix bugs in the app development process, the quicker they can release successful apps, as well as shorten the time required to develop apps in general.
Failing to develop apps with your user in mind can waste a ton of time. A bad user experience (UX) will lead to a reduction in user performance, as well as user productivity. Both of these can lead to users ending their use of the app.
Another way developers can waste time though user experience is if they don’t take into consideration how mobile platforms differ, which can lead to a bad user interface.
3. Development environment
A development environment is defined as all of the pieces necessary for the development and release of a mobile app. This includes everything from the language it’s coded in to the tools needed for development and deployment. Businesses should make sure that the development environment they use actually works for the team. Failure to do so will require the developers to redo tasks.
4. Focus for projects
One of the biggest reasons for wasted time is not having a clear idea or plan for your mobile app in the first place. For best results, everyone involved in the project should understand the reasons why the app is being developed from the beginning and any problems they’re trying to solve with it. A good way to clarify any confusion is to prototype the app before development begins.
5. Coding practices
The way your team codes could also end up wasting time during the development of a mobile app. One way a development team could waste time is by failing to initially abstract the code. By skipping this step, it could cause the team to have to go back and make modifications to business logic due to any changes that occur with the database, API, or another dependent component.