All posts by Ron Franczyk

Red Foundry Recognized as a 2019 Top Chicago Developer

By on April 3, 2019 | Press Release | No Comments

At Red Foundry, we are a mobile and web application design and development consulting firm. Utilizing our mobile-optimized methodology, we create world-class mobile and web applications through a native and hybrid approach on iOS and Android platforms in order to help drive success for entrepreneurs and established corporations. We help companies with a variety of development and design features that can enhance the customer experience, improve business operations and transform business models.  


clutchLogoWe are very excited to announce that we have been recognized as a Top Mobile App Development Firm in Chicago for 2019.  “On behalf of the Red Foundry team, I’m honored to be included in the 2019 Clutch Leaders in Mobile Application Development.  We value feedback from our clients and strive to deliver an outstanding result and experience with each project. Their positive feedback leading to this award is very much appreciated.” – Rich Linden, Partner, Red Foundry   

  We are also very proud to have been featured in the Top 5 mobile app development companies in Chicago by The Manifest – a business news and how-to website that compiles and analyzes practical business wisdom for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small and mid-market businesses.

We look forward to continued success in 2019 and we would like to thank Clutch for awarding us such an honorable distinction. Our philosophy at Red Foundry is to create beautiful, unique, intuitive, and relevant mobile apps and mobile responsible websites, and that any company (regardless of size) should always leverage their opportunities to benefit from delivering a mobile experience to their stakeholders.  Every day we tackle the tough challenges that businesses face when going mobile, and we love it.


Native App, Cross Platform App, or Mobile Responsive Website?

By on July 18, 2018 | Mobile App Development | No Comments

Unless you get a glimpse behind the scenes, it’s easy to assume mobile apps are all developed the same way. However, there are many different approaches, technologies, and techniques that can be used to build an app. In fact, the three main types – native apps, cross platform apps, and mobile responsive websites – all sport their own advantages and disadvantages. What’s important is determining early in the discovery and design phase which app development approach is right for your goals. Here’s our quick and easy guide to the pros and cons of each development type. Read More

Want to Be the Next Uber? Develop Your Own Sharing Economy App

By on May 30, 2018 | Mobile App Development | No Comments

Develop Your Own Sharing Economy AppUber may have pioneered modern peer-to-peer transactions, but it is far from the final word on the sharing economy – especially when it comes to mobile apps. In reality, any industry that fails to address its inefficiencies or inflated costs is waiting for an upstart to begin developing a business application that will disrupt them. What’s stopping you from launching the next Uber? For entrepreneurs and startups asking that very question, here are some key considerations to take your on-demand business model through the discovery and design phase and beyond. Read More

4 Questions You Need to Ask Before Developing a Business Application

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developing a business applicationMobile apps are the modern gold rush. Just about every entrepreneur or company has an idea for how they can become (or transform into) the next Uber or Yelp, but not everyone ends up making a mint developing a mobile app. What separates successful apps from failed attempts? As unsexy as it sounds, it comes down to asking (and answering) some key questions during the discovery and design process. Here are four questions that need to be answered before a business should begin work on a custom mobile app.
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