Agile Process,Development

Use An Agile Approach – Get Rid Of Your Inefficiencies For Gathering Software Requirements

ChangSheng Sze Tho   5 Jul , 2016  

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Requirements gathering in software development often proves to be a laborious task for a business. Traditionally, most businesses made use of an employee to document software requirements. This employee spends hours to fill information into cumbersome Word documents. The belief behind this is that these documents will clearly articulate how a final product is supposed to take shape. However, this approach only leads to the creation of documents which are full of misinterpretations, inaccurate assumptions and gaps. Furthermore, the format in which documents are created are almost always difficult to comprehend.

You may argue with me saying that your organisation always ensures that documents are perfectly written. But, let me ask you a simple question – how much time does the entire documentation process take? This approach will most certainly consume a lot of effort spanning many hours. Moreover, this process hardly ever provides any real value to your business. More…

Agile Process,Business,Development,Startups

The Importance of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to Startups

ChangSheng Sze Tho   22 Oct , 2015  

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When planning for development for your startup, how are you going to prioritise your development? Do it with an the intent to build a MVP. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a product that has core features for early adopters and the limited group of initial users of a product. Wikipedia has a comprehensive explanation of what exactly MVP is.

 

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Agile Process,Startups

Why Startups Projects Fare Better With Agile Development

ChangSheng Sze Tho   29 Jul , 2015  

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Startups survival rates are brutal, particularly in the tech sector. According to Startup Genome, a staggering 92% of startups fail within 3 years of being launched. It is important that startups do not just wait and change, but instead continuously adapt to meet ever-changing market needs.

Startups face a plethora of challenges early on, including funding, user acquisition, scaling, developing a sustainable monetisation strategy and finding the right developer and customer management. More…

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Agile Process

How Project Specifications Might Jeopardise the Success of Your Software

Steven Yap   8 Mar , 2015  

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What is a project specification? It is a document that defines exactly (note the word exactly) the requirements developing a system, from beginning to the end of a project. Project specification is used in almost all web and mobile development processes. More…

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