You know what they say. Failing to plan is planning to fail.
That is why before we kick off any project, we suggest spending ~ 3 days on a workshop. We can talk about your product/project, the market and its specifics, the project scope, and the limitations. We can get to know each other - all of this, so the work is planned as well as it can possibly be.
Why workshops? AKA What’s in it for me?
Coming up with an idea for a product is easy. Shipping is hard. Let’s assume that what you want to do is to develop a bridge between you and your customers. You have the vision of how they will be using it. You see happy customers, you see your business growing. Everything looks perfect. But… is that all?
We know that the vision needs to meet reality.
We are here to help you assess how big the gap is between your customers and your idea. We are here to help you make sure the bridge we are building is made of the right materials. We need to prepare the right foundations, and prepare a step-by-step plan.
Finally, we need to make sure we are preparing you for what may happen in the future.
This means, that sometimes there is no need to start with a huge, concrete, eight-lane bridge. A simpler one will be cheaper to build, will be “shipped” faster and will do the job equally well. But… If everything works and your customer base grows, you will need to scale – and with the right approach at the start scaling will be easy. If not, you will face huge technical debt and legacy code challenges. In many cases you will have to rewrite everything from scratch - which means that you will have to spend a lot of money, and you will lose a lot of time on the way (instead of shipping new features you will be recreating what is already there - in a different, better way).
You know your product best, you know your business, you know the market, stakeholders, and business goals.
We are here to support you with our expertise to offer you the best technology stack and the best possible team you can get to make your plans come true. Within the scope and on time. Always with the goal of final success in sight, making sure you succeed in the long run.