How to Choose a Software Development Company to Build Your App?

Recently, I spent some time on Quora sharing our knowledge about app design, app development, working with software development companies, etc., with fellow Quorans.

What I’ve noticed is that when users ask how they can find a good software development company, and they do so pretty often, they get flooded with hundreds of spammy messages and links to company websites. Even employees of companies that get mentioned show up to emphasize their successes and specialties. However, I am not convinced this is really helpful for the person asking the question.

When it comes to looking for recommended industry professionals, I always have one answer: spend some time on Clutch.co. This is a B2B research-and-reviews directory focused on development, design, and marketing companies.

How to Choose a Software Development Company

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7 Tools to Use When Outsourcing App Development

At Macoscope, we’re constantly making sure that we’re using the best available tools out there. Our choices changed over the years and our practices improved over time. We don’t chase after the hottest, latest additions to the market, but if we notice that the toolset we’re currently using doesn’t cut it anymore, we are not afraid to replace them with better alternatives. If necessary, we create our own solutions like customized reports or a time-tracking app connected with JIRA.

7 Tools to Use When Outsourcing App Development

Interested in discussing your mobile app with us? Let’s get in touch so we can estimate the workload and come up with a solution package tailored to your requirements.


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Design Award for OUTlife, a Social Networking App

8 Tech-Related Blog Posts You May Have Missed in Q1 on the Macoscope Blog

Here at Macoscope, we believe in supporting other developers and we try to give back to the dev community whenever we can. You can follow our GitHub repositories, we support local Swift meet-ups and regularly share our know-how on this blog and in our newsletter. Since following blogs can be too time-consuming nowadays, I decided to gather the tech-centered blog posts you may have missed that we published over the course of the last quarter in one place. Most have already garnered acclaim of developers around the globe, but in case you missed them, here are all eight, listed and linked for your reading pleasure (definitely try to make time for them, there’s some true gems inside).

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How to Work Effectively on Your Mobile App? Communication & Process

As we follow the precepts of Agile Software Development, the client’s satisfaction is the highest priority for us (right after quality). This approach also allows us to be more flexible and much more effective than the waterfall development model.

Using Agile, we are open to changing requirements, no matter how advanced the development process. Since we work in short time intervals, or Sprints, we provide our clients with first results much faster. This iterative approach allows for and encourages adjusting project course on the go, so we don’t have to spend time creating hefty, 500-page-long specifications, but if we had to, all the required info would be clear and up to date.

Scrum at Macoscope

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