Product Outsourcing
How to save yourself from the embarrassments!
Anand Narayanan, Co-founder of Code Brahma
Have Stand up calls in the morning. Talk about the
progress made the previous day.
Make sure you get a brief about what yo...
Use a Project management tool. Just any. It’s
just a better way to Capture. Organize. Track.
Unstructured Communication = ...
Agile methodology is all about iterating.
Iteration comes from feedback.
Give feedback. Capture it on a tool.
GIVE FEEDBAC...
The status of every user story should be
available in your project management tool.
Started -> Finished -> Delivered ->
Ac...
Not having urgency leads to procrastination.
Launch fast. Escape the guilt of ‘perfecting as a
way of avoid customer scrut...
If you understand code, review code regularly
in the early stages.
Test Driven Development is one of first
initiatives you...
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Building a product is not a discrete one step activity. It’s just the beginning of a
long conversation with your custome...
Building a product or scaling it? Let’s talk
Email : vijay@contractiq.com
We’re on LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook as “Contra...
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Product outsourcing – How to save yourself from the embarrasments!

  1. 1. Product Outsourcing How to save yourself from the embarrassments! Anand Narayanan, Co-founder of Code Brahma
  2. 2. Have Stand up calls in the morning. Talk about the progress made the previous day. Make sure you get a brief about what your development team is going to be working on that day. STAND UP CALLS
  3. 3. Use a Project management tool. Just any. It’s just a better way to Capture. Organize. Track. Unstructured Communication = Hallucination PROJECT MANAGEMENT: TOOL = STRUCTURE
  4. 4. Agile methodology is all about iterating. Iteration comes from feedback. Give feedback. Capture it on a tool. GIVE FEEDBACK. SOON. OFTEN
  5. 5. The status of every user story should be available in your project management tool. Started -> Finished -> Delivered -> Accepted/Rejected. Review daily. Quick review  Quick Delivery EVERY STORY NEEDS AN ENDING!
  6. 6. Not having urgency leads to procrastination. Launch fast. Escape the guilt of ‘perfecting as a way of avoid customer scrutiny!’ CREATE & SUSTAIN URGENCY
  7. 7. If you understand code, review code regularly in the early stages. Test Driven Development is one of first initiatives you’d have to adopt! OPTIMIZE FOR QUALITY
  8. 8. 8 Building a product is not a discrete one step activity. It’s just the beginning of a long conversation with your customer base! Think beyond the first release. Think about continuous investment in engineering and build capacity to manage that process! REMEMBER - LAUNCH IS JUST WHERE YOU START!
  9. 9. Building a product or scaling it? Let’s talk Email : vijay@contractiq.com We’re on LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook as “ContractIQ” 9

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