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How to Choose the Right Service Provider for Your Mobile Application Development

Published: 21 February 2019

ID: G00379969

Analyst(s): Jim Longwood , Allan Wilkins , Jaideep Thyagarajan


Mobile application development service providers have varying mobile platform experience and development capabilities, making the selection process complex. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders should follow a structured framework to efficiently identify and select the right provider.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select the Right Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP) to Securely Support Your Use Cases
  • Evaluate and Select the Right Mobile Application Development Service Provider
  • Appraise the Service Provider’s Agile Proficiency, and Use It as a Tiebreaker to Finalize Selection

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