With the advent of mobile technology, customers in today’s world are constantly on the move. People have become extremely tech-savvy these days, and thinking about the world around us is simply not possible without our smartphones. From hotel booking to ticket booking, from shopping to banking, from booking a taxi to paying utility bills, almost everything is available at your fingertips, thanks to mobile apps. Yes, as the mobile industry is booming, the demand for mobile apps is going viral. People have started to understand the benefits of using the many different mobile apps and that explains why mobile apps are so important these days.
While 2016 proved to be an action-packed year for mobile development companies, the trend is also expected to continue in 2017. So let’s quickly review some of the top mobile app development trends in 2017:
Electronic governance application: The Indian government is ready to realize its “Digital India” dream, which rings the bell for mobile application development companies. The government has very recently launched a number of mobile applications ranging from education to agriculture and health to e-governance, and plans to roll out more such applications over the course of the year in come.
Enterprise Apps: Enterprise applications are business applications that help the organization solve business-related problems. Common examples of such applications are automated invoicing system, email marketing system, payment process, content management, ERP, human resource management, messaging and collaboration systems, etc Nowadays, mobile application development companies are gradually shifting to cloud computing. This is the latest trend in enterprise application development, where the business moves some or all of its infrastructure to a type of internet-based (cloud) computing where services are delivered directly to computers and devices are provided online.
GPS Powered Applications: Global Positioning System (GPS) applications are on the rise these days. It helps to determine the position of a person, to navigate from one place to another, to follow the movement of our packages, to create maps of the world, etc. Some of the leading mobile app development companies focus entirely on creating highly accurate GPS apps which are being widely used across the globe in several industries viz. mining, aviation, navy and even the army.
Messaging apps: Mobile messaging application development trends are replacing the traditional form of text messaging. Easy-to-use messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, Hike, and Viber not only offer free messaging but also enable voice calls, video calls, and file sharing options. However, according to technology trends in 2017, it is perceived that chatbots will be the new form of messaging apps.
Mobile payment app: Digital wallets are the latest mobile application development trending in 2017. Instead of making cash payments at the store counter or having to swipe your credit card, all you have to do is wave your Smartphone or put it on the machine and your payment will be made! This app will store all your payment and credit card information. Just link your credit or debit card to your Google account and let this amazing payment app take care of the rest!