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Logistics of app development require time, tech talent pool

Logistics of app development require time, tech talent pool

April 29th, 2012 in News

Jefferson City is seeking an increased presence within today's common technology: smartphones.

Earlier this month, the city announced its first mobile app contest, looking for a "Jefferson City centric" free app that must be available on iTunes or the Android marketplace by Sept. 28. The contest offers cash prizes of $1,500 to the first-place winner, $500 to the second-place winner and $250 to the third-place winner. All funds will come from the city administrator's discretionary funds.

But what goes into developing an app, especially those centered on a municipality?