Let’s face it! Everyone with a smartphone on the face of this planet is chronically dependent on one mobile app or another. Mobile applications have become a part of our daily routines. With more than 6.3 billion smartphone users worldwide, mobile apps are expected to generate $935 billion in revenue in 2023 — and these […]
I’m one of three co-founders at Focalworks – a small software services company, based out of Navi Mumbai, India. When we started on our entrepreneurial journey in 2007, we were self-funded and coming from very hands-on professional careers, with not much experience of building or running an independent business. Our first dip in the techno-entrepreneurial ocean,
One of the foundations of successful software product development is how quickly you are able to implement ideas and release them to market. A good continuous deployment process goes a long way in bringing about this agility, while lowering stress related to release days. At Focalworks, we have worked in diverse contexts – from helping
When working with an external development partner, deciding on an effective engagement model can be a challenging task for the project owners; they need to adopt one that would help them best accomplish their business goals and fit their budget and timelines. And there are other factors such as trust, strengths and weaknesses of the
Headless is the new buzzword that you must have come across in E-Commerece. Headless solutions have been getting quite popular because of the increase in the number of digital platforms that are used to communicate with users. Right from tiny smart bands to large plasma screens, content can be consumed in so many ways. And, each medium has its own set of unique features and challenges. Hence, a headless content source means it’s easy to decouple the content layer from the view layer.
Being in the service industry I had the opportunity to work with multiple startups and mid to large scale companies who had an idea and wanted that to be converted into a digital product. At Focalworks, we have worked on building digital solutions for a variety of platforms like websites, mobile apps etc. One thing
The year 2020 which was the beginning of the Covid-19 era, was very difficult for the retailers to survive who didn’t have an online presence. This is when the eCommerce came in as a boon that helped them create their online presence and stay in business.
Shipping your application fast is such a vital step. So is shipping a secure and bug-free application. You want to show your customers that there are new features added to your product. You also fix bugs so that your customers are not facing those issues again and again. Development methodologies are all implemented with one thing
Communicating about an offer or a contest is a great way to increase engagement on your platform. Email is a very common and effective medium for such communications.But here I am not going to talk about why sending marketing emails is good. In this article, I am going to talk about how we addressed a pain point – Sending mass email effortlessly.
When it comes to a new product being introduced in the market, we see probing behaviour from the users who want to do a lot but don’t want to spend time learning how to do it. So then how do we design while we keep all the data and options available to the user and