The Best Productivity Mobile App Development Companies in Beantown

Looking for a top productivity mobile app developer in Boston?

App development companies with experience developing productivity apps know the ins-and-outs of productivity software and can match the best features for your business and audience's needs. Productivity software aims to make tasks easier directly and indirectly. For example, a to-do list or note taking app indirectly makes it easier to record and prioritize tasks. Meanwhile, word processing tools or presentation tools directly make it easier to create a formal document or presentation – instead of creating one by hand.

If you're considering investing in a productivity app development company to help you build or improve a productivity mobile app, consider the main activities your users should be able to accomplish with your app. How are you addressing pain points? Then, communicate this intent to your shortlist of development companies to see how they'd tackle the challenge.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top productivity app developers in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Boston Productivity Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1

    DockYard

    Founded in 2010, DockYard is a digital product agency in Boston that focuses on custom software, mobile and web app design and development. DockYard caters to startups, mid-market, and enterprise clients nationwide and also offer UX, staff augmentation, and training. Their 80-person team develops using Ember, Elixir, and Phoenix. 

    Notable Project

    Dockyard developed a web app for an e-learning company, from front-end development to visual design to implementation. Their work ethic, creativity, collaboration, and overall dedication to a quality product was evident to the client.

    "In talking with DockYard, we found them to be brilliant. That's one of the real strengths of DockYard. … They're a major player in the development community in Boston and the East Coast. Their reputation is amazing in terms of the contributions they make to the community." – Former Sr. Software Engineer, E-learning Provider

    Former clients
    Apple
    Nasdaq
    Netflix
    ZipCar
    McGraw-Hill
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Hingham, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
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    Snappii

    Snappii is a mobile app developer founded in 2010 and based in Rochester, NY. Their accelerated development process enables this 10+ team to offer cost-effective digital solutions with lightning-fast turnaround.

    Notable Project

    Snappii developed and provided support for an Android and iOS app to be used for onsite assessment and reporting. The client appreciated their cost-effective and efficient management style, as well as the functional end-product.

    "Snappii stood up to their end of the bargain. The communication was clear and flowed well both ways." – Project Manager, Engineering Firm

    Former clients
    Driscoll's
    GE
    NationaLease
    Yale Industrial
    Uhaul
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Seabrook, NH
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Tabby Awards Nominee 2015 , Best Mobile App Award Nominee 2012

  • 3

    AndPlus

    AndPlus is a software product development company located in Southborough, Mass. Founded in 2009, they have 50 employees and serve companies of all sizes – from Fortune 100 companies like Bloomberg and Honeywell, to funded startups looking to launch their MVP. AndPlus focuses on creating mobile and web solutions for IoT, Big Data, User Experience, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and more.

    Notable Project

    AndPlus developed a web application for a risk management system for financial institutions and publicly traded companies. Throughout the development process, the team worked closely with product owners to understand the needs and develop major features and enhancements that were rolled out in the first version in 2015. AndPlus still supports the software throughout its lifecycle.

    “I was very impressed that they were flexible to change their work methodology to fit what our needs were. ... They were always willing to change everything at the drop of a dime to make sure that they satisfied our needs. We profited from that type of relationship.” – Senior Project Manager, Data Management Analytics Company

    Former clients
    Bloomberg
    Cognex
    ESPN
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Honeywell
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Southborough, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    923 Digital

    923 Digital is a digital agency founded in 2013 and based in Boston. With more than 10 members, they provide mobile app and custom software development services for clients in the fields of consumer products, e-commerce, and navigation.

    Notable Project

    923 Digital provided backend development solutions for a design consultancy. The consultancy needed help with some of the projects they were working on. The partnership is ongoing to this day. 

    “Their open communication and responsiveness have helped to build trust over the past six months. So far, so good.” - CEO, Design Consultancy

    Former clients
    Suffolk
    Dorel
    Xeros
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Axora Soft

    Axora is a software development company based in Minsk, Belarus, and founded in 2013. They have a team of eight employees who specialize in custom software development, UX/UI design, and mobile app development. 

    Notable Project

    Axora provided UX/UI design assistance to a digital development company. They designed and built an app based on the client’s existing website. The client was impressed with the quality of their service. 

    “Axora was knowledgeable about the process and produced high-quality work. Additionally, they were very responsive to our needs and delivered the work on time for our client.” – Project Manager, Digital Development Company
     

    Former clients
    Swiss Red Cross
    INURE
    Grad
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Ballast Lane Applications

    Ballast Lane Applications is an app development company founded in 2011 and located in Marblehead, Mass. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development and mobile app development services. Their clientele comprises mostly small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Ballast Lane Applications worked from redesigned an existing product to develop an iOS and Android mobile app for a moving app business. The team also provided maintenance support. They had strong project management skills, and they did a good job with testing. 

    “They’ve hit all deadlines.” – Founder & CEO, Moving App Business

    Former clients
    Blue Point Brewing Company
    Scorebook Live
    FreshAir Sensors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place MARBLEHEAD, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Areus Development

    Areus Development is a software development offshoring firm based in Bucharest, Romania. Established in 2014, the Areus Development team consists of 9 employees that provide solutions like custom software development, mobile development for Android and iOS, IT managed services, testing, and DevOps support.

    Notable Project

    Areus developed a unique location-enabled mobile application for a Romanian consulting firm. The firm's end-client was a conservation organization that focuses on protecting Romania's natural resources and wildlife, and the app enabled users to track environmental activity throughout the country. Areus successfully delivered the project to the end-client's satisfaction, and the consultancy considered it a particularly smooth partnership.

    "Areus Development was deeply involved in the project and came up with many good ideas that we hadn't thought about during development." - Business Development Manager, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Enea Services
    NNC Services
    Bibsma
    DataView
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    OrangeLoops

    OrangeLoops is a software development company headquartered in Boston, with an additional office in Montevideo, Uruguay. The company, founded in 2015, has a team of 22 people who exclusively provide mobile app development and web development services. They work with mid-market businesses that are mostly in the advertising & marketing, health care & medical, and retail industries. 
     

    Notable Project

    OrangeLoops provided business consulting and audit services for a data reporting company. The client wanted to modernize their main product, so they hired OrangeLoops to conduct a technological audit. OrangeLoops did an analysis and conducted interviews in order to develop recommendations for the client. The client was satisfied with the report the company developed. 
     

    “It was a very top quality report. It was well-produced, structured, well-supported, and well-analyzed. It had a lot of code analysis and function diagrams.” — CTO, Data Reporting Company

    Former clients
    Kezmo
    IdeaSource
    CloseNet
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Intrepid (acquired by Accenture)

    Intrepid is a full-service web and mobile development firm based in Cambridge, MA with an office in New York, NY. Started in 2010, the 120+ team specializes in UI/UX design, product strategy, and digital product development.

    Notable Project

    Intrepid helped the client pioneer the first-ever computer-aided design program for mobile across both Android and iOS. The team’s expertise, transparency, and professional accomplishment were praised.

    "Intrepid was able to provide highly-skilled developers for Android and iOS, as well as mobile interface designers. This allowed us to scale up much more quickly than we would have been able to otherwise." – Vice President of R&D, CAD Design Solution Firm

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Hilton
    Kayak
    MIT
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Cambridge, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 in 2017: #796 , Inc. 5000 in 2016: #627

  • 10

    PreApps

    PreApps is the premier App Marketing Agency based in Boston, MA. Over the past 8 years, PreApps has helped 3,250 app creators launch and market their app to achieve Millions of downloads and Sales.  

    Notable Project

    PreApps worked on mobile app marketing for a gaming studio. They created and a multipronged marketing strategy to highlight a gaming app for iOS, conducted keyword research, and prepared gameplay graphics. The client was impressed with the results of the project. 

    “We launched our first game before Christmas and received over 100 mentions. This helped us reach more than 5,000 installations, which made us happy.” – CEO, Gaming Studio

    Former clients
    Mr. Jump
    Chuck the Muck
    Neeko
    Complete
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.7
    4.7
    16 Clutch reviews
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