Stages of software development

We offer you to move through the 5 stages of marketplace app development which will result in the scalable cross-platform product

  • Stage 1Concept Development
  • Stage 2UI/UX development
  • Stage 3Web, mobile app development
  • Stage 4Quality assistance
  • Stage 5Application support
  • Stage 1
    Concept Development
    Before proceeding to development Apiko team discusses with you
    • Goals and requirements of your project
    • Your buyer personas
    • Your competitors

    Our Business Analyst conducts direct, so called ping-pong communication with you to picture the business logic and define a scope of work.

    Iteration #2 Creation of wireframes / prototypes

    Apiko UX/UI designer and Business Analyst work together on your product wireframes. It allows you to:

    • Define the hierarchy of your product's navigation and design
    • Test the idea of your product on target audience
    • Find out the gaps in your product's user flow
    Concept development stage result
    • Fully developed business logic and value proposition
    • A list of project requirements
    • Wireframes / prototypes
    • All the necessary materials for project estimation
  • Stage 2
    UI/UX development
    Iteration #3 Brand identity

    When the business logic and wireframes are delivered, Apiko UI/UX designer starts working on your brand identity.
    We design your logo and color scheme, and icons - everything to express your business idea and message to your customers.

    Iteration #4 UX design

    We conduct various UX methods and techniques to provide your customers with a clear vision of your product and its usage simplicity.

    Iteration #5 UI design

    Iteration #5 UI design

    The result of UI/UX development stage
    • Modern and sophisticated brand identity
    • UI/UX design of your application in Invision
      that will be ready for next development stage
  • Stage 3
    Web, mobile app development

    After a circumspect product concept has been developed, the technology stack is defined, our Technical Team builds your website or mobile application architecture. The process of development is usually divided into milestones (2-week sprints). The Stakeholder will be provided with the time tracking reports to check out the productivity of each team member.

    apiko development stages

    Speaking of communication: Apiko Tech Team holds daily scrum meetings, the Stakeholder joins the meeting at their desire; also the Tech Team holds Demo Calls on every milestone and delivered values.
    The Stakeholder will be provided with the time tracking reports to check out the productivity of each team member.

    The result of web and mobile app development
    • Project architecture development
    • Thoroughly developed product features and functionality
  • Stage 4
    Quality assistance
    • Manual testing
    • Automated testing

    More info on QA and testing

  • Stage 5
    Application support

    We, at Apiko, feel empathy for our each client, that is why we provide customer support for each project type.
    • For an MVP-type project, you may be sure to get 3-month project support to fix minor application issues and bugs after the project is launched.
    • Companies, which raised a new round of investment or consider to extend existing app functionality, may rely on Apiko further support. We develop your next project iterations, milestones.

How Apiko stands out

  • You get a custom, on-demand development of your web & mobile app.
  • We remove the fear of not getting your marketplace released. We build customer's solution iteratively: define and deliver MVP to get your clients feedback and figure out the further development milestones.
  • You get full-cycle development services. From the beginning to the final release. We can advise you on the project's concept, its business model, possible ways to expand and make more money, how and where to engage with your niche customers.

Our portfolio

We deliver advanced solutions to meet all customer's requirements and expectations.
Check out a few of our recent projects.

Technologies we are passionate about

Now, let's turn your business idea into reality

Let's discuss your business plan and further actions together.

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