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App development for your UK business

Cornwall is a historic and ceremonial county in South West England. Last year’s Tech Nation survey revealed Cornwall to be the second-fastest-growing tech cluster in the UK. A recent partnership between some of the county’s bigger software companies, education institutions, and business support providers, was set in place to promote the sector nationally and internationally, in order to attract tech talent and inward investment and to encourage tech businesses to relocate to Cornwall.

Why your industry needs app development?

Regardless of size or sector, app development is becoming more and more crucial for all industries in the UK. The widespread use of mobile devices has completely changed how customers engage with businesses, and having a tailored app can help organisations keep up with changing consumer needs. An app may offer clients a personalised and practical experience, benefiting everyone from e-commerce companies to healthcare providers and raising their level of brand satisfaction overall. Additionally, apps can give users access to data analytics, allowing companies to learn more about consumer behaviour and preferences and use that information to guide future marketing plans.

App development can assist UK firms in streamlining their operations, cutting expenses, and increasing efficiency in addition to enhancing consumer interaction. Employees may make better decisions by using mobile devices to increase communication, provide them access to corporate data in real-time, and give them more information. Additionally, the automation of processes and the reduction of errors that result from their integration into corporate operations can boost productivity. Consequently, app development may help all UK industries, from manufacturing to retail, by giving them a competitive edge and enhancing their overall performance.

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App development technology trends

Numerous technological advancements are currently influencing the app development sector, which is a field that is always changing. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in app development is one of the most important trends. The usage of AI and ML can improve the user experience through features like intelligent search or personalised suggestions. Additionally, they can increase the effectiveness of company procedures by automating repetitive work or offering predictive analytics. We may anticipate seeing more complex applications of AI and ML in the creation of apps as these technologies improve.

The usage of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies is another trend in app development. For example, in gaming or e-commerce applications where buyers can see things in their actual location, AR and VR can be used to deliver immersive and engaging experiences for users. A safe and controlled environment for learning can be provided by AR and VR in training and simulation applications, such as in manufacturing or the healthcare industry. We may anticipate seeing AR and VR technologies employed in a larger range of applications in the future as they continue to advance and become more widely available.

How to develop an app

Although creating an app might be a challenging process, there are certain procedures that can be performed to guarantee a positive result. Identifying the app's goal and target market is the first stage. This will make it easier to decide what features and functionality to incorporate and guarantee that the app will fulfil the needs of its target audience. A plan for design and development should then be made. The technical requirements for the app, such as the programming language, framework, and platform, should be described in this. To make sure that the development process stays on course, this strategy should also include a project schedule and budget.

The app can be produced after the design and development plan has been created. Prototyping, development, testing, and deployment are frequently included in this process. A simple version of the app is developed during the prototype phase to test the user interface and functionality. The app is created during the development stage utilising the development framework and programming language of choice. The app is then tested to make sure it runs properly and adheres to all performance and security criteria. After passing testing, the app can be uploaded to the preferred platform and made accessible for user download. Last but not least, regular upkeep and upgrades are necessary to guarantee that the app continues to be useful and pertinent to users throughout time.

Mobile app development

The process of developing software applications for mobile platforms, such as smartphones and tablets, is known as mobile app development. Native apps, which are created particularly for a given platform, or hybrid apps, which can function on various platforms, are two types of mobile apps that can be developed. Native apps offer the highest performance and user experience, but they must be designed separately for each platform, as opposed to hybrid apps, which may be created once and then made available on other platforms.

Planning, designing, developing, testing, and deployment are common steps in the development of mobile apps. The goal and target market of the app are established at the planning stage, along with the features and functionality. To make sure the app is user-friendly and simple to use, the design step entails designing wireframes and user interfaces. The app is created in the development stage utilising the development framework and programming language of choice. The app is then tested to make sure it runs properly and adheres to all performance and security criteria. Last but not least, regular upkeep and upgrades are necessary to guarantee that the app continues to be useful and pertinent to users throughout time.

Don't just take our word for it

Hear from some of our amazing customers who are building with SovTech.
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Customer relationship expert
"As an organisation with limited experience in independent development, our project was incredibly successful thanks to the guidance and professionalism of the SovTech project and development teams. We were supported throughout the robust and purpose-driven process, and clear channels for open communication were established. The SovTech team often pre-empted and identified solutions and enhancements to our project, going over and above to make it a success."
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Product manager
"The SovTech project and development teams are extremely professional and a pleasure to work with. Open communication channels and commitment to deliver against deadlines ensures successful delivery against requirements. Their willingness to go beyond what is required and technical expertise and advise resulted in a world class product that we are extremely proud to take to market."
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“As a startup, I was looking to work with a flexible and reliable software development company that could help turn my vision into a reality. Working with SovTech from initial design conception to final build has exceeded all expectations. Their professionalism, broad range of expertise, and continuous client engagement has left me feeling confident that I picked the right development partner.”
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1st Man
"Without the help of SovTech my 10 year plan would still be a dream. The SovTech team have taken my business to a level I thought was 5 years away and they made it look easy. The vision that I had was emulated perfectly, with a foundation built for scalability, showing that SovTech are looking to create long term partnerships that go far beyond the initial build."

How much does it cost to develop an app

Many of our clients bring up this question when we discuss app development with them. It's usually the first question that comes out of their mouths. There are a range of different factors that can cause the cost of app development to change including the type of app, the design, the development, testing and ongoing maintenance. Building a custom app is similar to building a house. If you decide to cut corners and use low-quality materials or skip crucial steps like proper foundation work, you may save some money upfront. But, some time down the road, your house is going to start costing you a lot more money than you intended. There will be expensive repairs and potential safety hazards. It won't be anywhere near as safe or comfortable as you imagined and you will start to wish you paid the money upfront to build it properly. The same principle applies to app development. If you cut corners to save money, you will end up with a subpar app. This might mean a poor user experience, leading to lower adoption rates and frustrated users who abandon your app.

To create a successful app, it's essential to invest in quality design and development. We understand that custom app development can be expensive, and that's why we've worked hard to offer cost-effective solutions to our clients. Our subscriptions start from as little as £7490*, making it possible for businesses of all sizes to benefit from our expertise and services without breaking the bank.

App development with SovTech

At SovTech, we understand that every business is unique and has its own set of requirements. That's why we specialise in custom app development, offering world-class solutions that are tailored to your specific needs. Our team of experienced developers works closely with you to understand your business goals, challenges, and objectives, and then design and build apps that meet your needs perfectly.

We're committed to delivering high-quality, scalable, and reliable apps that help you streamline your operations, engage with your customers more effectively, and drive growth and profitability. Our goal is to help you achieve your business objectives and stay ahead of the competition, and we do this by leveraging the latest technologies and best practices in app development.

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