Please introduce your company and give a brief about your role within the company?
Dextrous Infosolutions is an India based Website Design & Development Company working on PHP, .NET, ASP development. We offer services at appropriate charges. We have a dedicated team of professional UI/UX designers, developers, and SEO teams with many years of experience. We thrive on the idea that design makes a difference. The company was founded in February 2004. Dextrous has more than 45 full-time employees and has served more than 850 clients. Dextrous headquarters are located in the heart of Noida Sector 62, Uttar Pradesh, India. We are the members of MSME, NSIC, and An ISO Certified 9001:2015. I am working as the Director- Marketing and Sales.
What was the idea behind starting this organization?
To give better IT solutions to SMEs around the globe.
What are your company’s business model–in house team or third party vendors/ outsourcing?
Entire services are done through an in-house team of Dextrous.
How is your business model beneficial from a value addition perspective to the clients compared to other companies' models?
We give better quality and better prices from the market.
What industries do you generally cater to? Are your customers repetitive? If yes, what ratio of clients has been repetitive to you?
Generally, we cater to all industries. Though, our major clients have been especially from the publishing industry, export houses and importers and exporters. We have 70% repeated Business.
Mention the objectives or the parameters critical in determining the time frame of developing a mobile app.
Clarity of requirements, complexity, customer engagement, right skill sets, and cost.
How much effort in terms of time goes into developing the front end and back end of a mobile app?
Again it depends on the business requirements and App UI. Normally 40:60.
What are the key parameters to be considered before selecting the right platform for a mobile application?
Cost, features, and performance are the key parameters to be considered before selecting the right platform for a mobile application.
Which platform do you suggest your clients to begin with when they approach you with an idea (Android or iOS) and why?
It depends on the app usage and app audience location. In India, we offer Android and in the USA and other developed countries, we suggest IOS.
Android or iOS, Native or Hybrid — which platform is best to use to build your app? What are your recommendations?
Hybrid, if cost and time are constraints, else Native.
What are the key factors that you consider before deciding the cost of a mobile application?
Functionality, Native/Hybrid, and Timeline are the key factors that could be considered before deciding the cost of a mobile application.
What kind of payment structure do you follow to bill your clients? Is it Pay per Feature, Fixed Cost, Pay per Milestone (could be in phases, months, versions etc.)
Mostly we follow fixed based on the requirement understanding. But we also follow other methods as per the customer need.
Do you take in projects which meet your basic budget requirement? If yes, what is the minimum requirement? If no, on what minimum budget you have worked for?
The minimum is $3000. But it all depends on the requirement.
What is the price range (min and max) of the projects that you catered to in 2018?
The price range of the projects that we have catered in 2018 was from 3200-$10000.
Which business model do you suggest to your clients enabling them to generate revenue from mobile applications? Why?
Mostly, we work on customer needs, and most apps are for limited use for a specific group. We don’t offer any suggestions to the customer for revenue generation.