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.
Designers are integral to the app development process. Sarah Alonso is on of the designers for Vog. Here at Vog, our designers ensure that the app is what our clients envisioned.
Sarah Alonso started her job as a UX/UI Designer with Vog in October of 2020. We wanted to take today to introduce you to her.
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 get asked all the time,”What makes a successful app?” While this question can be hard to address, we wanted to give some tips on how your mobile application can be successful. We appreciate all our clients, and want them all to be able to succeed. From a design standpoint, there is ample that you can do to be successful. Let’s get started! Read more
At Vog, mentorship and learning are a key part of our company culture. Offering internships to local post secondary students is an important part of facilitating mentorship in the broader community and provides university students with a variety of backgrounds to gain real life experience. One of the students that Vog onboarded this semester was Jeffrey Liu, a 4th year student at the University of Calgary studying Business and Technology Management. When Vog offered Jeffrey a chance to join the team for an internship, he knew immediately that Vog was the place for him.
We spoke with Jeffrey about his experience with Vog to share with all of you.
You have just developed an amazing app. You have tested it with the Beta version, and its ready to hit the App Store. The release date comes, and there are almost no downloads. Your family and friends have downloaded it, but apart from that, downloads are negligent. What could you do to prevent that from happening? Marketing!
Canadians are steadily increasing their mobile purchases these days. With mobile wallets becoming more popular, we thought it important to explore the topic. Our app development team has come up with a few key points about this mobile payment revolution to keep in mind through your app development process.
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.
Developing an application is difficult, and has its challenges. While some of the difficulty falls on the developer, there are challenges faced by the business wanting to develop an application as well.
What are these challenges you ask? Outlined here are 5 key challenges associated with app development.
The benefits of social media go beyond personal use. Not only does social media provide everyone with a source of entertainment, it also has benefits to your business. Over the last 20 years, social media has taken society by storm, and has allowed businesses to progress in unimaginable ways. It has allowed businesses to better share their brand and reach the right people at the right time.
Here are 9 reasons why social media is beneficial especially for your business.