Prototyping	
  

ABC
remember
Ideas are cheap but
Building them is not
What’s the solution?
Rapid Prototyping
remember
prototype != product
Sell an idea
or
Test an idea
Real Product
Magic	
  

Prototype
Maximum Effect
with
Minimum Effort
Fake it ‘till you make it’
Make only what you have to
Make only what you must
Prototype need to be
ü  Fast
ü  Beautiful
ü  Functional
ü  Something else
Prototype comprise of
ü  Layout
ü  Behaviour
ü  Flow
Prototype must be
Client	
  

Product	
  
Designer	
  
Types of prototyping
ü  Manual
ü  Low Fidelity
ü  High Fidelity
Manual prototyping
ü  You need a pen/pencil
ü  A paper/sticky note
ü  A mobile phone camera
ü  Pop app for Android or ...
Guerrilla	
  Tes5ng	
  
Take	
  your	
  prototype	
  to	
  a	
  cafe/bar	
  	
  
Find	
  your	
  target	
  customer	
  and...
Low Fidelity prototyping
ü  Balsamiq/Pencil for Mac or windows
ü  fluidui.com
ü  Invision App
High Fidelity prototyping
ü  Photoshop/GIMP	
  for	
  windows	
  or	
  mac
ü  Invision App
Customer engagement
ü  Wufoo	
  forms
ü  Launch Rock
ü  Kickofflabs
ü  Google Drive (forms, drawing etc)
What did we learn
What did we learn
ü  Ideas	
  are	
  cheap	
  but	
  building	
  tthem	
  iis	
  not
ü  Ideas	
  are	
...
Salman	
  Sadiq	
  
@saalmaan	
  
Salman.sadiq@gmail.com	
  

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Prototyping is fundamental building block for any startup, this could make or break your business, if we are thinking of build an app or website, your solutions should be validated with customer well before you start developing them, this presentation will help you with basics of prototyping with free tool available today.

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Prototyping ABC: Validate your ideas

  1. 1. Prototyping   ABC
  2. 2. remember Ideas are cheap but Building them is not
  3. 3. What’s the solution?
  4. 4. Rapid Prototyping
  5. 5. remember prototype != product
  6. 6. Sell an idea or Test an idea
  7. 7. Real Product
  8. 8. Magic   Prototype
  9. 9. Maximum Effect with Minimum Effort
  10. 10. Fake it ‘till you make it’
  11. 11. Make only what you have to
  12. 12. Make only what you must
  13. 13. Prototype need to be ü  Fast ü  Beautiful ü  Functional ü  Something else
  14. 14. Prototype comprise of ü  Layout ü  Behaviour ü  Flow
  15. 15. Prototype must be Client   Product   Designer  
  16. 16. Types of prototyping ü  Manual ü  Low Fidelity ü  High Fidelity
  17. 17. Manual prototyping ü  You need a pen/pencil ü  A paper/sticky note ü  A mobile phone camera ü  Pop app for Android or iOS
  18. 18. Guerrilla  Tes5ng   Take  your  prototype  to  a  cafe/bar     Find  your  target  customer  and  test  your  prototype  with  them   Record  the  conversa5on  and  ask  them  to  comment  while  they     are  using  the  app  
  19. 19. Low Fidelity prototyping ü  Balsamiq/Pencil for Mac or windows ü  fluidui.com ü  Invision App
  20. 20. High Fidelity prototyping ü  Photoshop/GIMP  for  windows  or  mac ü  Invision App
  21. 21. Customer engagement ü  Wufoo  forms ü  Launch Rock ü  Kickofflabs ü  Google Drive (forms, drawing etc)
  22. 22. What did we learn What did we learn ü  Ideas  are  cheap  but  building  tthem  iis  not ü  Ideas  are  cheap  but  building   hem   s  not ü  Prototype !=product ü  Prototype !=product ü  Test your ideas ü  Test your ideas ü  Talk to customers ü  Talk to customers ü  And get out of the building and repeat ü  And get out of the building and repeat
  23. 23. Salman  Sadiq   @saalmaan   Salman.sadiq@gmail.com   Lets do it
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