Finding a Reliable Custom Software Development Company in UK

Posted by Bespokesoftwaredevelopment1 on June 28th, 2014

It is often more practical to outsource software development than keep the work in-house, exhausting all your manpower and resources just to achieve the automation or integration you desire. Finding a software development company that can customise an entire software system that is consistent with your processes and operations is key to reaching specific business goals. While Googling 'best custom software development company in UK' will probably give you reliable and high-quality companies you can potentially work with, it is important to have a specific set of criteria to follow so you can truly find the best company that can help you realize your vision.

The right software, web application, or program can mean great success for your business. A custom software system that is designed around the way that your business works eliminates the hassles and the learning curve involved in using out-of-the-box software. When looking for a reliable custom software company to develop your bespoke system, make sure the following criteria are on your priority list:

•    Right experience – Instead of merely looking at the years of experience that the company has, look into what specific industries they have experience in. The area or areas of expertise that your chosen company offers must be wide enough to cover the specific needs of your company. Make sure that they have experience with whatever type of software or program you are trying to develop.
•    Good work portfolio – A company's body of work will say a lot about their skill and proficiency in design and development, as well as the complexity of projects that they can take on. You want a custom software developer that has a good portfolio of past work that falls into a wide variety of industry expertise so you can be sure that they can meet your needs competitively.
•    Reputation – With an impressive work portfolio comes good reputation. Don't hesitate to ask for references and recommendations from their past clients—these are people who know exactly what you are getting yourself and your business into.
•    Cost effectiveness – You are outsourcing software development not only so you can save time, but most importantly, to save money that you can use elsewhere. Look for a company that offers reasonable rates for the services that they provide. Do not be shy to talk to them about your budget limitations, if you have any.  A good developer will be able to create a custom system cost effectively.

About the Author:

This article is written by Jignesh Vaducha who is the Managing Director at Schnell Solutions Limited.  He works closely with Schnell's customer around the globe on their IT transformation and modernisation initiatives with a specific focus on developing bespoke software applications.  Under his leadership, Schnell offers various services viz. Bespoke Software Development and Consulting, Mobile App, IT Audit, Ebase Xi and other services which focus on Integration and Automation. Prior to working for Schnell, Jignesh was a key member of the Software AG UK Government team responsible for creating and delivering innovative service transformation and security solutions.

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