Enterprise Software Development

For startups and small businesses, generic software can be useful and cost-effective. There are plenty of low-cost, cookie-cutter solutions that provide valuable features and benefits. But as businesses grow, so does the list of needs. And it’s at this point that enterprise software development becomes an attraction option.

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Key Characteristics of Enterprise Software

Enterprise software is custom software that’s designed to benefit, aid, and assist the needs of an organization, as opposed to solely focusing on one or two individual users. And because it’s intended for a specific organization, it’s built in the context for which it’ll be used. This limits the number of wasted features and options, which so often slow down teams and create unnecessary confusion.

When it comes to enterprise software, there are some different characteristics and features you should consider:

All enterprise software is different, but as these overarching benefits show, there’s reason for businesses to get excited about the value custom enterprise software development provides.


Outsourcing Enterprise Software Development


Very few businesses have the internal resources required to develop their own custom software. (And those that do find that it’s rarely the best use of their human resources and creativity.) Outsourcing enterprise software development almost always makes more sense. Here’s why:

  • Speed. Hiring an enterprise software development company ensures you can begin using your software much sooner. Reducing this wait time means you’re able to increase productivity and begin scaling up sooner rather than later.
  • Support. Enterprise software development comes backed by developer support. This means you have a safety net, should something go wrong.
  • Creativity. It’s helpful to have additional vantage points outside of your organization. This leads to increased creativity and minimizes the risk of blind spots.
  • Cost. Paying salaried software developers is expensive. By outsourcing, you only pay for the projects you need. This is a far more cost-effective approach.

Contact DEV.co

Our DEV.co team specializes in custom enterprise software development, design, and engineering services. Please connect with our corporate software development teams to assist in your company’s next big idea. We look forward to helping you develop and optimize for the future!


Our Development Process

  • 2015Understanding

    Background details
    Vision & values
    Target personas
    Stakeholder insights
  • 2016Research & Discovery

    Customer research
    Competitive analysis
    Expert audits & insights
    Current market positioning
  • 2017Strategy

    Story & personality
    Market opportunities
    Positioning & messaging
    Creative brief development
  • 2018Creative

    Logo development
    Graphics standards
    Verify function
    Messaging framework
  • 2019Deliver & integrate

    Brand book & styleguide
    Print integration
    Online & mobile
    Further brand extension