CodeToArt is a custom mobile & web app development company that works with SMEs, startups, and entrepreneurs worldwide. We are a customized service provider because we understand that every client has different business objectives, expectations, and approaches towards the task. We believe in meeting each requirement with a well-researched and unique approach. This approach is defined as "Engagement Models" that CodeTo Art offers to its clients, ensuring complete transparency, and building an ever-lasting relationship. 

In this article, you will discover every detail related to the app engagement model and its functionalities.

Engagement Model at CodeToArt

1. Fixed Cost

When should you opt for a Fixed Cost Engagement Model?

Model

Pros

 Cons

   Fixed Cost

  • Small and medium-sized projects.
  • Delivery of projects within the defined budget & deadline.
  • The model works well during the development of MVP
  • A low complexity level requires less involvement from the client's end.
  • Transparency & predictability, you are sure about the end product.
  • Limited flexibility
  • Post-release product optimization cost more.
  • Communication is limited


How does the fixed cost pricing model work?

We work at three stages under the fixed cost engagement model for software development - planning, development, and release. We provide you with a detailed plan of the design, development & deployment. For post product optimization after release, separate contact needs to be signed.

  1. Planning
    • We communicate with you to get all the information about the project, including objectives, timeline, budget, challenges.
    • The business analyst with a strong technical background and good business acumen finds the best solutions and value for your money.
    • The developers get into research and analysis of the right technology stack for your project.
    • Designers look for the right framework and UX.
    • We will send you a detailed plan, specifications, budget, resources, schedule, communication plan, and test strategy.
  2. Development 
    For app development, we follow the scrum methodologies, where we develop the product in sprints. We have two weeks of sprints at CodeToArt, where we plan some features of the application, ensuring an end to end solution for your web app outsourcing needs. what is scrum methodology?
  3. Post-release support  

    After development, you will need to update the product as per the feedback you received from your users. This will need a separate contract to be signed, where we maintain the product post-launch.


2. Time & Material Engagement Model

When should you opt for the time and material model?

Model

Pros

Cons

Time & Material

  • The model is more flexible and allows modifications.
  • It uses an Agile methodology to a large extent.
  • Greater control on the project, especially from the developers’ front.
  • Very low risk for developers and clients.
  • Assured product quality.
  • Ability to immediately adjust the project scope to new requirements.
  • Scalability as per business demand.
  • Post-release services.


  • There is no predefined price. 
  • Fluctuations are dependent on the time and resources invested.


How does the Time & Material engagement model work?



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3. Extended Teams/Hire Developers

When should you opt for the Extended team engagement models?

Model

Pros

Cons

Extended Team

  • A Specialist on the job
  • High project
  • Security and control.
  • Predictable budget estimate
  • Higher flexibility.
  • A better understanding of the client's needs.

 


  • Communicating with remote teams might be a hassle.
  • Requires managerial experience to direct the project.


How does extended team engagement models for app development work?

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Choosing the engagement model outsourcing that works best for your app development project leads to long-lasting relationships, collaboration, and an effective workflow between the client and the app development company. Contact us with your project idea so we can share the best fit engagement model for your project.




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Engagement Model at CodeToArt

Engagement Models at CodeToArt

Learn about the three effective engagement models that amplify the long term relationships between our clients and us: Fixed Cost, Time & Material, and Extended Team

Development Process at CodeToArt

Development Process at CodeToArt

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