SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONNAIRE

At Appentus, we are aware that creating client-oriented software takes a mixture of technical excellence and clear communication and our firm hires only the very best to ensure you receive both. We know that every client is unique and we strive to deliver an individual, innovative and affordable proposal every time and to follow it through with an outstanding delivery which is both on time and within budget.

We have over 8 years of experience in development in this area and our previous clients are very much satisfied with our work. Please let us know if you would like to get in touch with our existing clients from whom you will receive nothing but positive endorsements. You may also wish to review our website at www.appentus.com. to see our services and learn more about our organization.

We also pride ourselves on our after-sales client-care including our guarantees, staff-training and onsite and offsite support.

Finally, we realize that you are very busy and wanted to thank you in advance for your time spent in providing the details about the project.

Introduction

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A MOBILE APPLICATION OR MOBILE WEBSITE?
MOBILE APP
MOBILE WEBSITE (RESPONSIVE WEBSITE)
IF MOBILE APP, WOULD YOU WANT US TO DESIGN A NEW APP OR MODIFY AN EXISTING ONE?
NEW APP
MODIFY OUR EXISTING APP

IF YOU ALREADY HAVE AN APP, PLEASE PROVIDE THE DETAILS:
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HAVE YOU WORKED WITH A TECHNOLOGY TEAM BEFORE? IF SO WHAT DID THEY DO WELL AND WHAT DO YOU FEEL THEY NEEDED IMPROVEMENT ON? DID YOU FIND IT EASY TO WORK WITH THEM?
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WHAT IS THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF YOUR MOBILE APP? HOW WILL THIS APP ADD VALUE TO YOUR BUSINESS?
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WHAT GOALS DO YOU WANT YOUR USERS TO ACHIEVE FROM YOUR MOBILE APP?
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DESIGN

WHAT DEVICE(S) IS THE APPLICATION EXPECTED TO WORK ON?

  • IPHONE

  • IPAD

  • ANDROID PHONE

  • ANDROID TABLET

  • OTHER

DO YOU WANT TO HAVE A SEPARATE LAYOUT FOR THE TABLET AND PHONE?

  • YES

  • NO, APP WILL RUN IN COMPATIBILITY MODE

  • NOT SURE

WHAT DEVICES DO YOU (OR YOUR TEAM) PERSONALLY OWN?

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DO YOU WANT US TO DO ALL THE DESIGN?

  • YES, WE WANT YOU TO DO THE GRAPHIC WORK

  • NO, WE HAVE A DESIGNER WHO WILL PROVIDE YOU THE DESIGNS WE WANT

DO YOU HAVE ANY OPINIONS SPECIFICALLY FOR COLOR, THEME AND STYLE?

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DO YOU HAVE AN APP ICON OR LOGO ALREADY? DO YOU WANT US TO DESIGN THE LOGO OR APP ICON FOR YOU?

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DO YOU WANT YOUR APP PORTRAIT OR LANDSCAPE OR BOTH?

  • PORTRAIT

  • LANDSCAPE

  • BOTH

PLEASE PROVIDE LINKS TO ANY APP WHICH HAS SIMILAR FEATURES/FUNCTIONALITY AS YOUR APP? THESE COULD BE DIRECT COMPETITION OR IN A SIMILAR INDUSTRY.

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WHICH APPS DO YOU PERSONALLY LIKE AND WHY?

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DO YOU HAVE ANY UI/UX LAYOUT DESIGNS, PROTOTYPES OR DOCUMENTATION?

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WHAT SCREENS ARE YOU ENVISIONING IN THE APP?

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USER

PLEASE SPECIFY THE APP TYPE:

  • BUSINESS TO CUSTOMER (B2C)

  • BUSINESS TO BUSINESS (B2B)

  • BUSINESS TO ENTERPRISE (B2E)

WHAT IS YOUR TARGET MARKET?

  • CORPORATE

  • EDUCATION

  • GOVERNMENT

  • OTHER

WHAT AGE IS YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE?

  • LESS THAN 30 YEARS

  • 30-40 YEARS

  • 40-50 YEARS

  • MORE THAN 50 YEARS

WHAT ARE YOU PLANS TO PROACTIVELY PROMOTE YOUR APP?

  • ADVERTISE ON YOUR WEBSITE

  • EMAIL CAMPAIGNS

  • SEO/SEM

  • OTHER

FEATURES

WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY FEATURES FOR THE APP?

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WHAT ARE THE SECONDARY FEATURES FOR THE APP?

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IF YOU HAVE A WEBSITE, SHOULD THIS APP MIRROR YOUR WEBSITE FUNCTIONALITY?

  • YES

  • NO

IS THIS APP MULTILINGUAL OR ONLY IN ENGLISH?

  • ENGLISH

  • OTHER(S)

DOES THE APP REQUIRE USER AUTHENTICATION? OR CAN ANYBODY INSTALL AND USE IT?

  • REQUIRED AUTHENTICATION

  • ANYBODY INSTALL AND USE

  • OTHER

WOULD YOU LIKE TO INCLUDE ANY DEVICE FEATURE WITH YOUR APPS? PLEASE SELECT/LIST THE FEATURES YOU WANT.

  • CAMERA INTEGRATION

  • GPS

  • FILE MANAGER

  • PHOTO GALLERY

  • PUSH NOTIFICATIONS [ ] MAPS

  • TEXT MESSAGING

  • WEB BROWSER

  • PHONE CALL INTEGRATION

  • QR CODE/BARCODE INTEGRATION

  • OTHER

DOES THE APP NEED TO INTEGRATE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS?

  • SINGLE SIGN ON (FACEBOOK, TWITTER, LINKEDIN, GOOGLE+ ETC.)

  • SMM SHARE

IS THE APP COMMERCIAL OR FREE?

  • FREE

  • COMMERCIAL

DOES THE APP INCLUDE IN-APP PURCHASES?

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CONTENT

WILL IT BE A DYNAMIC OR STATIC APP?

  • DYNAMIC (CONTENT CHANGES)

  • STATIC (CONTENT DOESN’T CHANGE)

IF DYNAMIC, WHERE DOES THE CONTENT COME FROM?

  • WEB ADMIN PORTAL

  • THIRD PARTY SERVICE LIKE GOOGLE

  • OTHER

WOULD YOU LIKE US TO DEVELOP A WEB ADMIN PORTAL TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OF APP OR DO YOU HAVE THAT ALREADY?

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HOW FREQUENTLY WILL YOU PROVIDE NEW CONTENT TO YOUR USERS?

  • DAILY

  • WEEKLY

  • MONTHLY

  • ONGOING

  • QUARTERLY

  • ONLY ONCE

TECHNOLOGY/PLATFORM

DO YOU REQUIRE THE CODE BE NATIVE OR CAN A CROSS PLATFORM TOOL/FRAMEWORK BE USED?

  • NATIVE

  • HYBRID (LIKE SENCHA TOUCH OR PHONEGAP)

  • DON’T KNOW/NO PREFERENCE

LIST OUT THE OPERATING SYSTEM YOU WANT THIS APP TO BE LAUNCHED

  • ANDROID

  • IOS

  • OTHER

DOES THIS APP NEED TO SUPPORT BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY? IF YES WHICH OLDER VERSIONS DO YOU WANT THIS APP TO SUPPORT (ANDROID/IOS)

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WEB SERVICES

DO YOU ALREADY HAVE WEB SERVICES IN PLACE?

  • YES

  • NO

  • DON’T KNOW

  • IF YES, PLEASE PROVIDE THE LINK WHERE WE CAN OBTAIN THIS INFORMATION?

WHAT WEB SERVICES DO YOU HAVE AND WHAT IS THE TECHNOLOGY USED FOR THEM?

  • PHP

  • C#

  • OTHER

DO THE WEB SERVICES CONNECT WITH THE DATABASE? OR, ARE YOU FETCHING DATA FROM ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICES.

IF CONNECTED WITH THE DATABASE WHICH DATABASE HAS BEEN USED?

  • MYSQL

  • ORACLE

  • SYBASE

  • MSSQL

  • OTHERS

IF YOU WISH FOR ITH TO BUILD THE WEB SERVICES TO CONNECT TO YOUR DATABASES, DO YOU HAVE ANY PREFERENCES TO THE WEB SERVICE WE BUILD?

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APP CONNECTIVITY

DO YOU WANT THIS TO WORK WITHOUT INTERNET CONNECTION (OFFLINE MODE) AND SYNC THE DATA WHEN CONNECTION IS RESTORED.

  • YES

  • NO

WHICH SCREENS ARE YOU ENVISIONING TO WORK IN OFFLINE MODE?

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SECURITY

DOES THE INFORMATION ON THE APP NEED TO BE TRANSFERRED SECURELY?

  • YES

  • NO

REPORTING

DO YOU WANT ANY REPORTING WITHIN THE WEB ADMIN PORTAL?

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PUBLISH

DO YOU WANT TO PUBLISH THE APP FOR BOTH IOS AND ANDROID ON THE SAME DATE?

  • YES

  • NO

  • DON'T CARE

DO YOU WANT TO PUBLISH THE APP IN THE LIMITED GEOGRAPHICAL AREA? IF YES, LIST OUT COUNTRIES.

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DO YOU HAVE A DEVELOPER ACCOUNT TO PUBLISH THE APP FOR EACH PLATFORM? IF YES, PLEASE SHARE THE DETAILS.

  • APPLE DEVELOPER ACCOUNT

  • GOOGLE PLAY DEVELOPER ACCOUNT

MAINTENANCE

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A MONTHLY MAINTENANCE PLAN WHICH WILL KEEP YOUR APP CURRENT?

  • YES

  • NO

TIMELINE & BUDGET

LIVE DATE: WHEN IS YOUR TARGET DATE FOR YOUR APP TO BE LIVE AND OPERATIONAL?

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DECISION DATE: WHEN DO YOU PLAN TO MAKE A DECISION ABOUT HIRING US TO DESIGN YOUR MOBILE APP?

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WHAT IS YOUR TARGET BUDGET FOR THIS PROJECT? THIS WILL ENSURE WE DO NOT IMPLEMENT NON-AFFORDABLE FEATURES INTO YOUR MOBILE APP.

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COMMUNICATION

WHAT COMMUNICATION TOOL DO YOU PREFER?

  • SKYPE

  • GOOGLE HANGOUT

  • WHATSAPP

  • OTHER

WHO IN YOUR ORGANIZATION WILL WE BE COMMUNICATING WITH? IN ORDER FOR COMMUNICATION TO BE EFFICIENT WE PREFER TO RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS AND FEEDBACK FROM ONLY ONE PERSON.

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COMMENTS/QUESTIONS

PLEASE PROVIDE US ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION HERE

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