Every Answer Has A Story<br />(Even One About Mobile Apps)<br />seven@durvasa.com<br />1<br />
2<br />Awesome Idea (aren’t they all?)<br />Fickle Buyers<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/epsos/4933098878/sizes/z/in/ph...
3<br />=<br />An Idea That Is Stuck At Ground Level.<br />
4<br />http://dark.pozadia.org/wallpaper/Idea-has-been-born/<br />How Do We The Baby (Product) Home???<br />http://baby.mo...
5<br />Wifi + 3G<br />
6<br />So, We Have The Answers<br />And The Customers Have The Devices<br />But How Does A Team Of Non-techies Build The A...
7<br />We Have The High Level Requirements<br />http://www.slideshare.net/chequerboard/building-mobile-apps<br />And Lots ...
8<br />High level requirements viewed 119 times in 6 days, 2 high quality answers.<br />
9<br />http://www.raisingafamily.net/2008/02/07/thank-you-cards/<br />To<br />http://www.anddev.org/member/jonbonazza/<br ...
10<br />Skills needed:<br /><ul><li>A developer familiar with the Android OS and the Android SDK and SQL Databases
A developer familiar with the iOS and the iOS SDK and SQL Databases
A scripter familiar with PHP and SQL databases
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Answers To 'How To Build A Mobile App?'

  1. 1. Every Answer Has A Story<br />(Even One About Mobile Apps)<br />seven@durvasa.com<br />1<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Awesome Idea (aren’t they all?)<br />Fickle Buyers<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/epsos/4933098878/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />=<br />An Idea That Is Stuck At Ground Level.<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />http://dark.pozadia.org/wallpaper/Idea-has-been-born/<br />How Do We The Baby (Product) Home???<br />http://baby.more4kids.info/2007/11/baby-milestones-the-first-year/<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Wifi + 3G<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />So, We Have The Answers<br />And The Customers Have The Devices<br />But How Does A Team Of Non-techies Build The Apps???<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />We Have The High Level Requirements<br />http://www.slideshare.net/chequerboard/building-mobile-apps<br />And Lots Of Smart Folks Out There Have Answers<br />So Let Us Put The Questions To Them<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />High level requirements viewed 119 times in 6 days, 2 high quality answers.<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />http://www.raisingafamily.net/2008/02/07/thank-you-cards/<br />To<br />http://www.anddev.org/member/jonbonazza/<br />&<br />http://discussion.forum.nokia.com/forum/member.php?78460-grahamhughes<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Skills needed:<br /><ul><li>A developer familiar with the Android OS and the Android SDK and SQL Databases
  11. 11. A developer familiar with the iOS and the iOS SDK and SQL Databases
  12. 12. A scripter familiar with PHP and SQL databases
  13. 13. A web server admin
  14. 14. A GUI designer
  15. 15. A developer familiar with the AdMob API</li></ul>(NOTE: Most of these, and possibly all of these, can potentially be found in the same person.)<br />http://www.anddev.org/member/jonbonazza/<br />
  16. 16. 11<br />You will need:<br /><ul><li>an iPhone developer (Objective C, iOS)
  17. 17. an Android developer (Android-specific Java)
  18. 18. developers for any other platforms you want to target (some combination of Java-MIDP, C++, C#, etc, plus platform knowledge (Symbian, BREW, Windows Mobile, etc.))
  19. 19. database developer (SQL, SQL Server, Oracle, mySQL, etc.)
  20. 20. experience of integrating with SMS services
  21. 21. web developer, if you have a web-based UI also (JQuery, AJAX, and one of JSP/ASP/PHP/Ruby/etc.)
  22. 22. someone who understands the product specification (business analyst / product owner)
  23. 23. someone who takes responsibility for project progress (project manager / scrum master)</li></ul>* one or more test engineers<br />http://discussion.forum.nokia.com/forum/member.php?78460-grahamhughes<br />
  24. 24. 12<br />This Isn’t A VC Pitch, So There Isn’t Any Info On The Market, Opportunity, Size & Product.<br />Thank You<br />Who was Durvasa? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durvasa<br />

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