How much does it cost to build a dashboard app?

Standard price for a dashboard app: $27,500

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What is a dashboard app?

A dashboard application is a web or mobile application with a set of dashboards (interactive charts and graphs) that enable administrators to monitor the performance of their organization. Dashboard apps usually include features for searching, filtering, highlighting, and drilling down into data. They often also include support for exporting snapshot reports.

dashboard apps share features with monitoring apps, such as scientific instrumentation apps, medical device apps, and industrial automation apps. Many of the most common dashboard applications are built to track the growth of a company's workforce. Google Analytics is an example of a free dashboard application that helps enterprises monitor their workforce's performance on a larger scale.

Here are some recent dashboard app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A marketing platform that allows users to review and generate reports for client website metrics as part of a larger agency. The intended audience is marketing agencies and freelance marketers, along with savvy business owners who will take it upon themselves to review their website metrics.

What is the typical cost to build a dashboard app?

A dashboard app usually costs $27,500 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $25,000 or as high as $30,000. A dashboard app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent dashboard app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $27,500

Here are some considerations that may impact the cost of a app:

How long does it take to build a dashboard app?

A dashboard app usually takes 367 hours to build. However, a dashboard app can be built in as few as 333 hours, or in as many as 400 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent dashboard apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 367

How to successfully grow your dashboard application

A dashboard app can grow by attracting users who are searching for ways to simplify their lives. For example, a dashboard app can attract users looking for a way to manage their finances and pay their bills on a single platform, or it can attract people who want an easier way to plan their schedules and make sure they don't miss important meetings. The key to growth is to identify the key challenges that the target user has, and then show how the app will meet those specific needs.

Risks and challenges of building a dashboard application

A dashboard app is a type of application that provides an interface for users to access and control other applications. A dashboard app faces risks related to information security, data privacy, and transparency with respect to how it collects and utilizes data from third-party apps. It is imperative that you have clear communication with the developers of your third-party apps about the ways in which you intend to use their data. You should also take care to ensure that your API has sufficient authentication mechanisms in place to protect against unauthorized access.

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