Smartphones have become the new standard for consumers purchasing cell phones, in part because of the popularity of mobile applications. Consumers worldwide initiated nearly 30 billion mobile application downloads in the year 2011, according to ABI Research, and experts believe that figure will only continue to grow exponentially as smartphones continue to proliferate in new markets.

The businesses that develop mobile applications stand to benefit greatly from this trend. Data from research firm Canalys showed that revenue from mobile application downloads, in-app purchases and subscriptions climbed 93 percent from 2011 to 2012, and that growth is expected to continue as more businesses acknowledge the power of these products and seek mobile application development services.

Cross platform application development can deliver products that are able to work on devices powered by iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows and any other platforms for maximum market reach. In this sector, ISU Corp is a proven resource for businesses that require experienced development services that offer a fast time-to-market and affordable costs.


Avoid the risks of failed mobile application development by working with ISU Corp

Mobile applications offer businesses a winning opportunity to reach new customers, serve existing clients and increase market visibility. However, a poorly designed and executed app can have the exact opposite effect if it does not impress customers after the first download. Data from research firm Localytics found that 26 percent of apps downloaded in 2010 were used only once, as customers' negative experiences led them to disregard a poor app almost immediately after downloading it.

To make the best first impression, businesses should rely on a trusted provider of cross platform mobile development to ensure a smooth product launch and a high level of customer satisfaction. At ISU Corp, we set the bar for standards in app engineering, product quality and deliverability by managing the software development life cycle with our own in-house project and portfolio management software, IS Unified.

As the same product we recommend to project management offices, IS Unified is an ideal solution to guide the development cycle, organize tasks and ensure that at the end of development, a quality and fully functioning piece of software has been designed.


Benefit from a proven agile development methodology when working with ISU Corp

At ISU Corp, we leverage IS Unified to guide our agile software development process, developing software products for our customers in increments to embrace flexibility and maximize customer satisfaction. As a result, we have been able to engineer a number of dynamic and powerful cross platform mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.

For example, we developed an application for a major national energy corporation that allowed users to instantly monitor energy production and consumption at nuclear power plants. The application could be viewed from an iPad, iPhone, Android device and an HTML5-compatible browser.

For another client, ISU Corp created a cross-plaftorm social media portal and widgets, while a major national automobile manufacturer turned to ISU Corp for an interactive fitness app. We can tailor our development services to companies of all sizes, and in the past have helped large and small businesses alike develop map-based apps, financial programs and entertainment applications.


Gain a partner in custom application development and technology consulting

At ISU Corp, our primary focus is the customer, and we work to customize mobile application products and services that meet the specific needs and nuances of each client. We are experts in Web-based software development and cross platform mobile development, but we can also use our expertise to consult with clients' own developers to encourage better practices and smoother project management.

We understand the agile software development process better than most, and as a result, ISU Corp is prepared to offer our in-house experts to pass on this knowledge in any way our clients want, whether they require consultation, software development services or support.

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Cinnaguard Inc.

"We would like to thank ISU Corp for the Cinnabon Sales application that they developed for us in the recent months. The migration from an outdated Access Database to the latest in Microsoft technology has greatly benefited the productivity, efficiency and capabilities for our company. From the initial analysis to the development and deployment phase, ISU Corp was there every step of the way to support and guide us through to the finished quality product. We will assuredly employ ISU Corp’s professionalism and down-to-earth approach for future customized software development within Cinnabon." Mona, Director of Operations Cinnaguard Inc.

AcQua Investments

"At AcQua Investments, we deal with the ever fluctuating stock market on a day to day basis. Up to the second real-time alerts are crucial to the success of our business. We needed a front end application to assist us with these fluctuations and ISU Corp felivered a robust C# application on .NetFramework on time and budget. Our dealings with ISU Corp were prompt, professional and they were always available for support, even after regular business hours. Thanks to the ISU Corp team for delivering world class application on time and within budget." Richard, VP of Finance AcQua Capital Management Inc.

University of Waterloo

"The University of Waterloo Research and Ethics Department had been experiencing many errors and deficiencies with our inter-department dynamic website. After a detailed consultation and analysis, ISU Corp promised to fix these problems and add functionality to our website. They delivered on their promise and we are now up and running, error free. Thanks for the support and we hope to do business in the future with ISU Corp." Anne Marie, PHD Head of Human and Animal Research

Kev Software

"Kev Software has been working hand in hand with ISU Corp for a number of years now. The software development and support is second to none and is the reason that we keep contracting ISU Corp for our complex school office solutions. They have been an integral part of our success in reducing the workload for Schools and Districts across North America and we will continue to call upon ISU Corp for future projects and our present data protection needs for years to come." Evelyn, VP Research and Development Kev Software Inc.

Maxxam Analytics Inc.

"ISU Corp developed a Financial Reporting web application for us here at Maxxam Analytics. This web based system distributes highly confidential corporate financial information to stakeholders located across Canada. It was imperative that we chose a company that we trusted with such confidential information; we know we get that with ISU Corp. They are very quick to respond to any technical support issues or requests for enhancements and with the constantly varying scenarios that we face day to day, it was crucial that we had a company like ISU Corp to be there when we needed it." Sorin B, Development Manager, Maxxam Analystics Inc.

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