HOW TO DECIDE AN APP IDEA FOR YOUR BUSINESS? 4 STEPS!

Every business is a world, hence the app development and app need for every business is different. In the case of applications, it is possible that your business will require a specific type of app that does not exist, so it is important for you to analyze the problems that exists in your company. Once the problem is identified, see how you can solve it and if you can finally face the mobile solution.

Of course, it is a topic that worries many businesses. Especially often a good solution to improve business productivity is the search of every entrepreneur. Although this is not always the reason we create an app for Android, iOS or even platform. Therefore, here we have explained a brief 4 step method to help you make the best decision. The process also comes in handy to detect which app for companies is best for your business.

1. Detects the problem

The first step before you start thinking about creating an app is to know why you need it. Detect the problem you have in your company and why it occurs. It is a process that you cannot define unilaterally. You will have to be in contact with the other departments of the company to know their needs and problems.

Thoroughly investigates those processes carried out by your company and see the ways to improve them. Your goal can be both to improve productivity and increase sales. That depends on you. Identify what fails and how you can improve it with an app for your company.

2. Investigate what the competitors or similar businesses do

Keep in mind that the problems that have arisen to you may have already happened to other businesses. It is a good tactic to investigate solutions implemented by others. Surely, you will get a clear orientation of what to do, and even of what not to do.

Do not analyze only your sector, but also other more different companies. This can even serve to put you at the level of your competition and overcome it.

3. Check the table and identify which business app is yours

As we said each company is a world and depending on your problem you will have to choose one solution or another, so we have defined a table here in which we have grouped some problems and their solutions that can fit with your business.

PROBLEM DETECTED

  APP TYPE / SOLUTION   OBJECTIVE TO ACHIEVE

Slow Reporting

Management Apps Manage Reports

Abandoned shopping and short visits on mobile devices

M-commerce Apps

Increase sales from mobile devices

Organization of shifts and holidays not efficient

Internal communication

More effective organization

Slow internal communications on different channels

Instant messaging

Centralized and homogeneous communication

Few customers buy again for the second time

Customer Loyalty

Getting recurring customers

Slow customer invoice generation

Complementary customer service

Automatically send invoices to customers

The brand is not perceived as modern or innovative Branding app

Improve brand image, more innovative and mobile

Need to train workers continuously

Internal training app

Shortcourses through the app to train workers

Another problem detected

Consultancy to find a tailor made solution

Create a bespoke mobile app or project

Take a note that these are just a few examples, but they can be taken as a reference in many cases. That’s why we have included the last row as an ‘undefined problem’. Your problem may not fit into these assumptions, but at least it’s a starting point.

We recommend that in any case you request a consultation, know yourself how to proceed in each case.

4. Ask for detailed budget

Now that you have a rough idea of what kind of app you need for your company estimate its budget. For this, you will need to have all possible details about your app. In case, you need help defining it well you can count on Clustox in the process.

If you have it very clear and you know the app project well, ask for a professional quote through our platform. We have the best professionals that best suit your needs.