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Build great products

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Your a visionary with a great software idea that is sure to take off, but how do you build it the right way? Adam Culp will highlight common mistakes made by startups from a technology standpoint while building software. He will discuss how to build the right team, best practices to ensure everything is solid and well built, and management methods to carry the project forward. We will also hear how to implement these things in a manner that saves the company time and money during the crucial startup phase. Attendees will gain knowledge that generally takes years, and a stack of disposed money, for companies to discover.

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Build great products

  1. 1. Building Great Products By: Adam Culp Twitter: @adamculp https://joind.in/13841
  2. 2. 2 Building Great Products ● About me – PHP 5.3 Certified – Consultant at Zend Technologies – Organizer SoFloPHP (South Florida) – Organized SunshinePHP (Miami) – Long distance (ultra) runner – Judo Black Belt Instructor
  3. 3. Building Great Products Vision Your baby
  4. 4. Building Great Products Vision Your baby Passion
  5. 5. Building Great Products Vision Your baby Passion No Facebook'ish
  6. 6. Building Great Products Vision Your baby Passion No Facebook'ish Know your customer
  7. 7. Building Great Products Vision Your baby Passion No Facebook'ish Know your customer KISS
  8. 8. 8 Building Great Products Requirements Should be complete
  9. 9. 9 Building Great Products Requirements Should be complete Perception is always wrong
  10. 10. 10 Building Great Products Requirements Should be complete Perception is always wrong Define word index
  11. 11. 11 Building Great Products Requirements Should be complete Perception is always wrong Define word index Get what is desired
  12. 12. Building Great Products Timelines Imaginary deadlines kill
  13. 13. Building Great Products Timelines Imaginary deadlines kill Keep them real
  14. 14. Building Great Products Timelines Imaginary deadlines kill Keep them real Reduce features
  15. 15. Building Great Products Timelines Imaginary deadlines kill Keep them real Reduce features Retain time period
  16. 16. 16 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals
  17. 17. 17 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer
  18. 18. 18 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer Offshore = hidden costs
  19. 19. 19 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer Offshore = hidden costs Local'ish
  20. 20. 20 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer Offshore = hidden costs Local'ish Timezone
  21. 21. 21 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer Offshore = hidden costs Local'ish Timezone Language
  22. 22. 22 Building Great Products Developers Find professionals Sometimes “no” is the best answer Offshore = hidden costs Local'ish Timezone Language Values
  23. 23. 23 Building Great Products Staffing Agencies
  24. 24. 24 Building Great Products Staffing Agencies User groups
  25. 25. 25 Building Great Products Staffing Agencies User groups Conferences
  26. 26. 26 Building Great Products Staffing Agencies User groups Conferences Job sites
  27. 27. 27 Building Great Products Staffing Agencies User groups Conferences Job sites Referrals
  28. 28. 28 Building Great Products Architecture API first
  29. 29. 29 Building Great Products Architecture API first REST
  30. 30. 30 Building Great Products Architecture API first REST Responsive site 2nd
  31. 31. 31 Building Great Products Architecture API first REST Responsive site 2nd Mobile if needed
  32. 32. 32 Building Great Products Architecture API first REST Responsive site 2nd Mobile if needed Testing
  33. 33. 33 Building Great Products Measure Usability study
  34. 34. 34 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage
  35. 35. 35 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage Who
  36. 36. 36 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage Who How
  37. 37. 37 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage Who How Why
  38. 38. 38 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage Who How Why Conversion
  39. 39. 39 Building Great Products Measure Usability study Usage Who How Why Conversion ROI
  40. 40. Building Great Products Partners Right partner
  41. 41. Building Great Products Partners Right partner Like or leave
  42. 42. Building Great Products Partners Right partner Like or leave Passion
  43. 43. Building Great Products Partners Right partner Like or leave Passion Then money
  44. 44. Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision
  45. 45. 45 Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements
  46. 46. Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements – Timelines
  47. 47. 47 Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements – Timelines – Developers
  48. 48. 48 Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements – Timelines – Developers – Architecture
  49. 49. 49 Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements – Timelines – Developers – Architecture – Measure
  50. 50. Building Great Products ● Recap – Vision – Requirements – Timelines – Developers – Architecture – Measure – Partners
  51. 51. 51 Building Great Products ● Conclusion – No silver bullet
  52. 52. 52 Building Great Products ● Conclusion – No silver bullet – Hard work
  53. 53. 53 Building Great Products ● Conclusion – No silver bullet – Hard work – Learn from others
  54. 54. 54 Building Great Products ● Conclusion – No silver bullet – Hard work – Learn from others – Your not alone
  55. 55. ● Thank you! ● Please rate at: https://joind.in/13841 Adam Culp http://www.geekyboy.com Twitter @adamculp

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