People simply can’t get enough of their mobile devices these days. Most individuals check their smartphones several times a day, sometimes compulsively. We sleep with them by our night table, and then turn them on as soon as we wake up. The mobile epidemic is evident across the globe.
A beacon is a small device that emits a radio signal every so often, advertising itself within a small location. This signal can be discovered by internet-enabled devices, such as mobile phones. Once the phone receives the signal, a corresponding app will be started, and content specific to that beacon’s location will be loaded.
App users are surprisingly demanding. When they click on the download button, they expect an attractive and easy to use interface, infinite updates, great customer support, full documentation, and a fast solution to whatever problem it is they are trying to solve – all of this for .99 cents or less.
Fixed price contracts can be rather tricky in a Scrum environment. Classic software development and Agile software development are very different from one another, and things that work in one environment don’t necessarily work in another.