SDLC, when done correctly, allows for the very best final product and process – in terms of cost, quality, and timeline. Goals are defined. The concept is affirmed. And the work is done with a clear end plan.
MVPs in Software Development
A development technique called MVP, or producing a Minimum Viable Product, is leading the way in development – especially in startups and businesses looking to capitalize on quickly changing technology and consumer behaviors. By launching a MVP to beta testers and early adopters of your software, web application, or mobile app, the business team and development team determine to hold off on a complete set of features until after receiving initial feedback from early users.
Why utilize a MVP in development?
- A quicker return on investment. The sooner you find out whether your product is viable, needed, and appreciated in the marketplace, the sooner you’ll be able to validate or refine your business assumptions and growth plan.
- Getting your product out to market quickly can help establish your business and following. You’ll stay ahead of your competition and can even trademark features that may be new to market.
- To quickly further future development. There is no faster way to learn what features are the most important to your users than to ask them. If your application is performing well, you’ll be able to confidently continue with development. Poor feedback, as well, can help redirect the development process before it goes too far in the wrong direction.
Before launching a MVP, determine if your product has enough value that individuals are interested in testing it to begin with. If testers can visualize the product in its final state, they are more likely to provide you valuable insight on how to get there.
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