Although oil pipelines are still extremely important within Alberta’s economy, there is a new type of pipeline that is of utmost significance in rebuilding the economy–the CI/CD pipeline. CI/CD is short for continuous integration and continuous delivery which provides all developers, across industries, with a set of principles and guidelines for development. While the minute details of a company’s development processes vary, having a set of standardized philosophies and processes allow for developers to move from company to company much more easily than others.
Like any business, your digital expansion requires capital. Mobile applications range in costs. When looking at simple applications, the average is approximately $100,000. However, when we look at complex applications with multiple features, the applications can cost over $230,000. While some of you may have the capital to fund your project right away, many of you may be required to look at alternative forms of funding.
We go to an App Store and we download anything we can imagine. Bored? You look for a game. Editing Photos? There are a million apps for editing! We can go to the app store and always leave with an app downloaded that we didn’t plan for. That is the magic of mobile applications. Mobile apps find an internal desire we didn’t know existed.