26 September 2011
App Development: Building Your Practice While Avoiding the Pitfalls
By Alison Diana
“With mobile apps alone expected to generate between $15 billion and $18 billion this year, many customer organizations are seeking third-party experts able to quickly deliver reliable, cost-effective, and high-performing solutions,” writes Channel Insider and refers to Artyom Astafurov, Senior VP at DataArt, for his expert opinion on developing mobile apps and key considerations in custom software development.
“DataArt offers custom application-development for businesses in specific verticals such as finance, travel and hospitality, media, and healthcare. It began offering mobile app-development when customers began seeking this service from their long-time custom-development provider.
“Most of our clients have been boosted by mobile technology. We have seen clients come back and ask us for mobile application products,” said Artyom Astafurov, senior vice president and partner at DataArt, in an interview. “Mobile development is cheap. It doesn’t cost much to develop a piece of iPhone software or a piece of iPad software. That’s a very good thing. It’s a boost for the development community. Businesses can afford to experiment and see if something catches on with their users or their clients. Gone are the days of, ‘We’re planning 18 months ahead.’”