2014 is coming to a close and the year saw a lot of new and exciting trends in mobile development. Of course, as a Los Angeles product development team, we’re always looking ahead, and if you’re a tech entrepreneur striving for success with your new product, you should be, too. So let’s have a look at one of the trends that will likely define mobile tech in 2015.
It’s understandable to have the notion that a bigger team could get a project done faster. More hands means more work and more work means more gets done, right? Well, that’s not the case when it comes to product development. Efficiency in product development comes from small, independent teams.
We talk a lot about the ins and outs of product development, especially those stages that bring the product to life and test its viability – things like wireframes, user stories, visual mockups, market research, etc. But it’s important to never get too far away from what is not only the very first aspect of product development but what is probably the most exciting part for you as an entrepreneur. The BIG IDEA
You need a destination, you need a route to that destination, and you need a strategic vision to make that route possible. A product strategist will help you develop that path, stay on it, and avoid the common pitfalls along the way.
You can do everything right, but you’re still going to experience a bit of scope creep during your product development… it’s just part of it. Fortunately, as a product owner, it’s something that will be well managed if you’ve chosen the right development team. They’re kind of like your project’s Van Helsing.
The winning team with the best idea not yet built gets the free Rootstrap session from our award-winning mobile/ web product strategists valued at over $20,000. You could see your idea takes shape through our storycarding sessions which will include custom wireframes, UX/UI designs, and market analysis.
We were fortunate enough to be on the ground floor for the development of Pirsuit, an online reference guide that ranks the world’s best restaurants and dishes by category, all in one place. Pirsuit would remove the need to spend time researching places to eat by having a knowledgeable user-base contribute to the guide while a team of editors moderated for accuracy.
It can help you identify and avoid problems when it comes time to develop a mobile app of your own. So let’s take a look at these mobile atrocities and see why these companies should have known better.
At its most basic, idea validation is fairly simple, but it starts with looking at your product in a way that you might not have considered. First, you have to determine if your product is actually solving a problem for users. You might be surprised at how often this isn’t the main focus of product development.
If you’re ready to get a clear roadmap for your idea, please free to contact us with any questions. When it comes to product development, think of Rootstrap as the belt that keeps the truth’s pants from falling down.