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Answering Your Questions about Custom App Development

in App Maintenance & Marketing /

Why App Maintenance is So Important

There exists a misconception that a mobile app can be built once, and deployed forever. In other words,

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in App Development Process /

The Real Reason Why We Ask for Your Budget

If your company has made the decision to have a custom app developed and you're meeting with app

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in News /

Tampa Bay Tech Awards – And the Winners Are…

The 14th annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards were held at the beautiful Mahaffey Theatre in downtown St. Pete

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in Field Service /

Is a Custom Field Service App Really More Expensive than a SAAS Solution?

In your search for a field service management solution has your team ruled out (or not even considered)

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in News /

Product Camp Gulf Coast in Tampa – 2017 Recap

The first ever Product Camp Gulf Coast in Tampa was a rousing success! Product Camp is an “unconference”

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in Field Service /

Benefits of a Custom Mobile App for Field Sales Teams

Field sales organizations can benefit greatly from equipping their reps with the right mobile technology. Read on to

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in App Development Process /

Why We Charge to Respond to RFPs

Let’s step outside of the world of app development for a moment. Instead, I want you to imagine

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in Field Service /

How Field Service Companies Can Give their Customers an UBER-Like Experience

Technology is disruptive. It changes entire industries by upending the conventional means of doing things. One of the

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in Culture /

Benefits of Hiring a Boutique App Development Company

At Big Fish we refer to ourselves as a boutique app development company. The word "boutique" sums up

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in App Maintenance & Marketing /

You’re Never Told to Ask Your Android Developer for This – But You Need It!

Preamble: Awhile back, I wrote a post that explains why it's so important that your company receives a

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in App Development Process /

6 Mistakes Companies Make When Buying Custom App Development

Having an application custom-developed makes it possible to get exactly what you need, and nothing more, without compromise. 

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in App Maintenance & Marketing /

What Are the Ongoing Costs of Owning a Custom App?

If your company is planning to invest in a custom mobile app, it's important to have a big

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in Field Service /

7 Ways Mobile Apps are Transforming the Field Service Industry

Efficiency, productivity and customer satisfaction all have one thing in common. They can suffer in the field service

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in App Development Process /

How Much Does a Mobile App Cost?

Hiring the Big Fish team to develop your mobile app can cost anywhere from $25,000 to $100,000+. Variables

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in Mobile App Basics /

Who Owns Your Source Code?

Unless you've had a bad experience that put it on your radar, or you're a software developer, "source

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in App Development Process /

Why Do App Development Companies Require “Discovery” to Provide a Quote?

So you've been contacting app development companies to get a quote for a custom mobile app. Each time,

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in App & Software Industry Trends /

Disruption Starts with Disagreement

Last week I attended a TED Talk Think Tank at the Centre Club in Tampa. We watched, and

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in Mobile App Basics /

Do We Need An App, or a (Responsive) Website?

Here's the thing. Apps have become "trendy". There is a field of thought that says every company needs

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in App Maintenance & Marketing /

Software is Never Really “Done”

Today I'd like to discuss the sometimes stated notion of software, or a mobile app, being "done". (read

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in App Development Process /

Always Ask Your App Developer This Question!

I won't make you scroll to the bottom for the answer. Here is the question you should always

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in App & Software Industry Trends /

We Switched from HipChat to Slack. Here’s Why.

It's hard to believe there was a time when our team used email to communicate with each other.

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