Better Outcomes through Native-Built Platforms

Embrace the power of a native-built mobile experience giving residents an unrivaled advantage in accessing benefit programs. Native-built mobile programs increase membership and retention while offering a wide range of benefits for state governments, administrators and benefit recipients. Here are some advantages:

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What is a native-built mobile platform?

Native-buit mobile applications use platform-specific software development languages. Benefits include:


Native apps are engineered specifically for a particular platform (e.g., iOS or Android) using platform-specific programming languages (e.g., Swift for iOS, Java/Kotlin for Android). This optimized approach taps into  the full potential of the device's hardware and operating system, resulting in exceptional  performance and faster execution compared to web apps.

User Experience

Native apps provide a  seamless and intuitive user interface that aligns with the specific patform’s user interface guidelines, ensuring a consistent and familiar look and feel. Leveraging native device features, such as camera, GPS, accelerometer, and push notifications, native apps offer enhanced functionality which  enriches the overall user experience.

Access to Device Capabilities

Native apps have direct access to the device's hardware and software capabilities, allowing for seamless integration with features like the camera, microphone, contacts, calendar, and storage. This level of integration is unparalleled in web apps, providing richer functionality and effortless incorporation with the device's ecosystem.

Offline Functionality

Native apps  offer offline functionality, enabling users to access and interact with certain features and content  without an internet connection. By storing data locally on the device and synchronizing it with the server when online, native apps ensure uninterrupted usage, making them ideal for applications that rely on real-time data or need to function in areas with limited connectivity.

App Store Distribution

Native apps are typically distributed through official app stores like the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, offering centralized hubs for users to discover and download apps securely. App stores offer  better visibility and potential for reaching a larger user base. Moreover, app stores include features like ratings, reviews, and app updates, enhancing user trust and engagement.

Performance Optimization

As native apps are built specifically for a single platform, developers can optimize the code for that particular platform. This optimization allows for efficient utilization of system resources, leading to enhanced  performance, faster response times, and smoother animations.

Enhanced Security

Native apps leverage the built-in security features and frameworks provided by the platform and can implement secure authentication methods, encryption techniques, and utilize app sandboxing to protect user data. Furthermore, app stores maintain stringent review processes to mitigate  the distribution of malicious or insecure applications. With built-in security features and rigorous regulation by app stores, native apps offer strong data protection and ensure a secure environment.

Native Mobile Platform Benefits for Gov’t Programs

Accessibility and Convenience

Native mobile platforms offer residents unparalleled convenience and accessibility to benefit programs. With a native mobile app, residents can effortlessly apply for benefits, check their eligibility, and manage their accounts anytime and anywhere using their smartphones. The convenience of a native mobile experience overcomes traditional barriers, such as physical offices, limited computer access, and the need for document scanners to  verify documents.  This enables residents to easily apply for and utilize benefits.

Streamlined Processes for Residents

A mobile platform can simplify enrollment and re-certification for benefit programs. By integrating digital applications and automated processes, native apps allow residents to fill out applications directly on their mobile devices, minimizing paperwork and manual data entry. The platform can guide users through the application, ensuring accurate information and minimizing errors. Mobile experiences leverage the power of a phone's built-in camera and flash to capture high quality verification documents (ID, residence address, income), streamlining the processes and enhancing user experience. Not only do users receive faster confirmations that the appropriate documents are received and in use during the process, but staff enjoy fewer rejections and requests for retakes/resubmissions and duplicate applications from confused applicants.

Real-Time Updates and Notifications

The mobile experience provides real-time updates and notifications delivered right to the residents’ mobile devices. Users can receive alerts about program changes, application status updates, renewal reminders, and other critical information. This keeps residents informed and reduces the risk of missing deadlines or important updates.

Enhanced User Experience & Increased Customer Satisfaction

A well-designed mobile platform enhances  user experience compared to traditional methods. Intuitive interfaces, user-friendly navigation, and seamless interactions make it easier for residents to navigate benefit programs and access information they need. Personalized guidance and automation of core processes derived from user data saves time for admins, increases user satisfaction, and increases engagement with government services.

Cost Savings

Transitioning to a mobile experience can potentially save costs for both the government and residents. Digitizing processes and reducing the reliance on physical infrastructure allows the government to streamline operations and reduce administrative overhead. Simultaneously, residents can save time and money by eliminating the need for travel or physical visits to government offices.

Data Collection and Analysis

A native mobile platform can collect valuable data on user behavior, preferences, and usage patterns. States can analyze this data to gain insights into program effectiveness, identify areas for improvement, and make data-driven policy decisions. The aggregated data can help in targeting resources more effectively and enhancing the overall efficiency of benefit programs.

Mobile Superiority to Web

Native mobile solutions are specifically developed for a particular operating system (e.g., iOS or Android), which allows them to take advantage of the device's resources and deliver optimized performance. Mobile is generally faster and smoother compared to web, offering a more seamless user experience, a shorter login process, and offline access to certain features and data.

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