Please introduce your company and give a brief about your role within the company?
DevTeam.Space is a community of expert development teams and engineers who are supported by an AI-powered agile process. Businesses use DevTeam.Space to hire developers who build cutting edge software products.
I am the founder and CEO of DevTeam.Space. I oversee most aspects of the company's progress and direction so that it always maintains our vision of empowering more businesses to build great online products.
What was the idea behind starting this organization?
It's a widely known fact that very few companies and startups succeed with their online products — the mission behind DevTeam.Space is to help more businesses build successful products, thus drastically increasing their chances of success. We do this by providing businesses with expert developers from our exclusive community of vetted development teams. In addition to this, we help companies manage their developers via our AI-powered agile process, which tracks all aspects of project performance and guides the clients through the process.
What is your company's business model–in house team or third party vendors/ outsourcing?
The DevTeamSpace vetted community consists of remote development teams from North America and Europe that specialize in specific a technology stack or a type of application.
How is your business model beneficial from a value addition perspective to the clients compared to other companies' models?
DevTeam.Space is most suited for businesses that are looking for a reliable long-term product development partner. Our exclusive community consists of expert software development teams where each dev team specializes in a specific tech stack or a product type. So businesses can provide all the required developers and specialists under one roof.
Also, we apply a unique AI-powered agile process. It helps to monitor developers performance and identify roadblocks. Additionally, it guides the clients through the product development process, helping them to avoid major pitfalls and bring their product from idea to reality.
As a result, we deliver the highest quality software applications when compared to freelancers or traditional agencies.
What industries do you generally cater to? Are your customers repetitive?
Over the last three years, we've helped more than 100 businesses to build and scale their online products. Our expertise covers major tech stacks and includes assisting companies with the following projects:
Blockchain and Fintech
Trading platforms and bots for $100K+ accounts, crypto wallets, blockchain-powered platforms, trading terminals for fiat and crypto assets using Hyperledger, TRON, Ethereum, BitFinex, Bitmex, and Binance APIs as well as Etnasoft and APEX for stocks and bonds trading.
Travel, healthcare, sport, fintech, e-commerce, dating, transportation, and other mobile applications using Android Java, Android Kotlin, Swift, Xamarin, and React Native.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Enterprise, scientific, commerce, marketing applications, and games using Unity and Unreal Engine.
E-sports and Video Streaming
E-sport bidding and gaming platforms, video streaming solutions for education, gaming, healthcare, and the entertainment industry using Open Tok, Twitch, and Twilio.
Machine learning and AI solutions
Business automation and data-analysis solutions for enterprise, small business, and investment funds using Python, TensorFlow, R, and other libraries and algorithms.
Travel, healthcare, sport, staffing, e-commerce, POS, fintech, corporate, ERP, inventory management, solutions for startups and enterprise across a variety of industries using PHP, Java, Ruby, and Python.
Mention the objectives or the parameters critical in determining the time frame of developing a web app.
The factors that determine the overall timeframe to develop a web app can vary quite considerably. Specifically, the kinds of user and features that the app requires, and the complexity of the user interface, for example, will impact the timeframe.
We require our clients to provide the project specification. If they don't have one, we either instruct them on how to prepare one or we make it ourselves, upon request.
Once the project specification is ready, we proceed by preparing a detail project roll-out. This consists of a list of developers that we will assign to the client's project, our recommendations, cost estimate, and a timeframe to completion.
How much effort in terms of time goes into developing the front end and back end of a web app?
Every project is different. Some may require more effort and time allocated to front-end, while others would require very little front-end development at all. However, regardless of the scope, we insist that all our development teams give 100% effort to ensure that our clients are getting the best possible results.
What are the key parameters to be considered before selecting the right platform for a web application?
The key parameters are the app's target audience, application logic, and security requirements. Additionally, parameters like an expected user volume, budget, the type and amount of features, and the likely amounts of upgrades/refinements that will be needed to be made to the app post-release.
Which platform and technologies do you prefer to use in the development of your web apps?
For the server environment, we prefer to work with AWS and Windows Azure. With mobile applications, we prefer to use native and hybrid solutions like Swift, React Native, Android Kotlin, and Xamarin. For Blockchain, we use Ethereum, Stellar, Tron, and Hyperledger. For AR and VR applications - Unreal Engine and Unity.
For backend development, we prefer Node.js and PHP. For enterprise backend development, we use Node.js, Java, or Python. For corporate and content solutions, we use WordPress, while for eCommerce, we use Shopify and Magento 2. For front-end development, we use Angular.js and React.js.
Do you offer website design templates or customized website design, and do you have a responsive website design?
We offer custom designs for both Web and Mobile projects as a part of the product development process.
Which Content Management System do you prefer to use (Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.)?
We have extensive expertise in WordPress.
Do you provide website maintenance services?
We offer post-release support to all our clients. We invest in each project as if it were our own and so invite our clients to continue the relationship after we have finished the development phase. For more complex projects, we continue full-time development, and often expand the development teams, helping our clients to scale their products and add new features.
What are the key factors that you consider before deciding the cost of a web application?
The main factors that determine cost are the number of screens, features, the complexity of the backend and server infrastructure, the number of different types of users, security requirements (such as HIPAA), and the 3rd party integration requirements.
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.)
At DevTeam.Space, we use the Agile approach which breaks a project down into manageable sprints. We then bill our clients on a sprint by sprint basis. This minimizes the financial risks for the client and makes sure we're on the same page about the agreed weekly tasks.
Do you take in projects which meet your essential budget requirement? If yes, what is the minimum requirement? If no, on what minimum budget you have worked for?
Even our most significant projects, which last for two years or more, started with small pilot projects that took less than a month. This way, our clients can experience our process and check the quality of our code.
What is the price range (min and max) of the projects that you catered to in2018?
Depending on the client and their specific needs, we have completed projects costing anywhere from $50 to $100.
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