Step Four – Custom Development
In-house teams and software developers, pay attention. This user-flow is great for both parties.Analyse your current software and management system.
Whether you pass your software onto your software developer or analyse it in-house. Auditing and reviewing your current system is a necessary first-step. You can collate the information you need and identify what systems need improving. Use this data to set goals, brainstorm ideas and find out what your staff need to succeed.Prepare wireframes with UI/UX designer.
When you have all the information you need, you can plot the user-flow with wireframes. These mockups will allow you to assess the flow and functionality of the app. Share it with your team, client and their staff to get feedback. Development stage and design sprints.
Once you have your mockups, you can begin designing. One of our favourite methods of development is The Design Sprint
methodology. The Design Sprint suggests working in intervals 5 days but you can afford to take longer. Why not check out our blog on how to develop a mobile app.
It goes into more detail that you can use as part of your process. Create Minimum Variable Product (MVP).
This step isn’t crucial, but it’s useful to gauge how your workforce or client feel about the proposed software and system.Quality Assurance check.
This will give your engineers the opportunity to fix any potential bugs. After tests are completed, the information can be re-used when any future maintenance or bug issues occur.Release your software.
A few final polishes and you’re ready to go. Once everything is designed, approved and tested, you can release it to your client or within your company. Post-release maintenance.
It’s vital you have software and system supports in place. Whether this is your internal team or the company you outsource to, they need to be equipped to fix any issues and install upgrades.