How To Find a Great App Development Partner

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Our Vice President of Marketing explains the criteria for picking the best app development partner for your business.

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How To Find a Great App Development Partner

  1. 1. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. SOURCEBITS HOW TO BECOME A GREAT APP DEVELOPMENT PARTNER Elliotte Bowerman,
 Vice President of Marketing
  2. 2. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. 1. You have an app idea but don’t know how to bring it into reality 2. You made a basic MVP, now you need to put the big app pants on 3. You can’t/don’t wish to hire internal employees 4. You need a lot of help FAST 5. You’ve gotten funding at LAUNCH Festival to take your app to the next level YOU KNOW YOU NEED HELP WHEN…
  3. 3. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Good Fast Cheap Fast + cheap will lead to a very different development partner vs. fast + good. Decide on your priorities. PICK TWO
  4. 4. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. ? ? ? ?? ? ? ? BUDGET
  5. 5. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Your budget is a major filter when working with development partners. A fixed-cost system vs. an hourly rate both have their pros and cons. VARIABLES
  6. 6. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Because every app is unique, ranges will vary, but keep in mind that “You get what you pay for” is very true in mobile app development. COMPARING
  7. 7. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. http:// http:// www.google.com Marketing Development Design Great development partners support your BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT and always keep the bigger picture in mind. AVAILABLE SERVICES
  8. 8. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Are you impressed with their work? Research & evaluate their • website • portfolio • reviews TALENT & EXPERIENCE
  9. 9. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. • Where are YOU? • Where are THEY? • Frequent in-person/hands-on time with the team? • Any language requirements/cultural familiarities? LOGISTICS
  10. 10. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. • Do you LIKE the people you’ve met? • Are they passionate? • Is there mutual respect? • Would you have a beer with the team? THE PEOPLE FACTOR
  11. 11. NINJAS VS. ZOMBIES Operations Lead Mani Farr mani.farr@sourcebits.com Director of HR & Recruiting Navpreet Kaur navpreet.kaur@sourcebits.com Finance Naveen Ramaswamy naveen.ramaswamy@sourcebits.com Legal Counsel Rajwinder Sandhu rajwinder.sandhu@sourcebits.com Finance Manager Yagamurthy S yagamurthy@sourcebits.com IT vs Zombies will build exactly what you want - but only that Ninjas will BATTLE for your success @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY.
  12. 12. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Budget Available Services People Zombies vs. Ninjas Talent & Experience Logistics SUMMARY
  13. 13. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. Our unique co-founding partnership model means we’re involved every step of the way, from product ideation, design and development, launch marketing strategy, business planning, securing investors, and long-term growth. PRODUCT STUDIOS
  14. 14. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. NEVER EVER
  15. 15. @elliotte_belliotte.bowerman@sourcebits.com© SOURCEBITS 2015. A GLOBO COMPANY. QUESTIONS SOURCEBITS

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