New products by Resco

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Although Resco has been in the market for 18 years, our first touch to the CRM technology is dated about a decade ago. The first version of Resco Mobile CRM for Microsoft Dynamics was released in 2009. Since that time, it has become our flagship product. We’ve done a lot of development regarding CRM and mobile functionalities. But not just that. We’ve done a lot of R&D regarding other technologies such as maps, routes, data analytics, BI, rapid application development, browser based technologies, integrations, etc. Continue reading

Packaged vs. Custom: Can you develop an offline sales and field service app from scratch in 6 months?

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To build or to buy?

That’s a question countless companies face when shopping for software to further enhance their operations. And mobile solutions for sales and field service are no exception. But since there are already dozens of articles discussing the general issue of packaged (commercial) vs. custom developed software, we decided to go further down the rabbit hole and ask a more specific question:

What if someone told you they can develop a mobile app for sales and field service with full offline functionality for you in 6 months? Is that even possible? Continue reading

MADhack 2016: What was the 2nd year of Resco’s mobile app development hackathon like?

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MADhack – our mobile application development hackathon – returned to Bratislava, Slovakia (Resco’s hometown) on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2016. And young prospective developers had once again an opportunity to showcase their talent, working either on mobile apps of their own, or teaming up on projects proposed by the Resco development team. Continue reading

How much does it cost to develop a mobile app for your customers?

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From $10,000 to over a million dollars. That’s quite a broad range of estimates you’ll come across when you type “how much it costs to develop an app” into Google. Naturally, the price tag you end up with depends on countless aspects: What development approach will you take? What will the app do? Who is going to use it? And many more.

But let’s say, you want to give an app to your customers – so they can browse through and purchase products (or services) you offer. With that in mind, we bring you a breakdown of key aspects which influence the cost of developing an app for your customers. Continue reading

Native vs. web apps – does the battle still rage in 2016?

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The debate whether apps should be native to each platform or be universally available via a web browser is still running and it has taken interesting twists and turns along the way – some already conceded defeat, others are willing to give the opposing approach a shot. Yet, we’re still convinced native is the way to go when developing mobile apps for business.

Why, you might ask?

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Young developers unleash their talents at first Resco MADhack

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What is this MADhack you ask? It is a Mobile Application Development Hackathon we organized at the end of November in Bratislava. In a day and a half, talented programmers were working either on their own ideas or teamed up with others on a common project. Continue reading

HTML5 and Mobile CRM

HTML5 is a quite hot topic in the current IT world, especially in a mobile, very heterogeneous environment with several mobile platforms available. And since every mobile platform provides different developer tools and technologies, native apps development causes a lot of challenges and usually means doing the same job by several different developer teams with different technologies, where only a small portion of the source code can be shared. Continue reading