Hybrid apps tend to get less attention than their native counterparts, but this app family has come a long way since its inception. Many companies have overlooked hybrid apps in the past, not realizing that today’s hybrid application can provide the same or greater level of functionality as your average native or web-based app. So, how can a new hybrid app enhance and elevate your business’ mobile strategy?
You’ve been involved in mobile app-related discussions for a few months and finally, it’s time to proceed towards development! But before you can go before the company’s leaders with a formal proposal and price estimate, you’re tasked with making an important decision: should you develop a native or a hybrid app?
Fifty percent. That’s how much you could save in terms of time and money if you opt to develop a hybrid app, which can take the place of two native mobile apps since hybrid apps are compatible with both iOS and Android devices. With some applications carrying a price tag of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, the savings hybrid apps provide can be significant. But, have you carefully considered the many hybrid mobile app advantages and disadvantages?
Mobile apps are no longer the exclusive domain of the most mainstream brands and the largest multinational corporations. Some predict that by the end of 2017, as many as half of all small businesses will have an app. For many, this translates into a consumer-facing B2C app, while for other companies, this will lead to the creation of a B2B or enterprise application.
As of March 2017, there were over 2.8 million Android apps and more than 2.2 million apps in Apple’s App Store, with an additional 669,000 in the Windows App Store, 600,000 in the Amazon AppStore and a little over 230,000 in BlackBerry World.
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Creating and maintaining a business mobile app can be critical for a company’s success, but there are different mobile platforms to choose from; iOS, Android, and Windows are the biggest contenders. But how do you know which platform will fit your company and work efficiently for your needs? A good way is to take a look at what other similar companies are doing, and what is working best for businesses across the board. Read More
For many companies, a mobile app is an important step forward in building their business. Building an enterprise mobile app can be a boon for your business, but there are different ways to accomplish this goal, depending on your company’s needs. There are two types of mobile apps: native platform apps and hybrid apps. Each offers different features that can be used to a company’s advantage if implemented correctly. Here are some of the most important pros and cons of each system.