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Founders institute: Session on product development

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Building a roadmap
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Founders institute: Session on product development

  1. 1. Founder’s Institute Product Development 2014
  2. 2. 1. PRODUCT ROADMAP 2. DEFINITIONS & SPECIFICATIONS 3. LIVE & LEARN 4. RESOURCES
  3. 3. The roadmap
  4. 4. Deciding what to build  Prioritize for delight  Build for “Pareto”  Think for durability
  5. 5. Total experience model + =
  6. 6. The actor, epic, and story
  7. 7. The actor  A great story needs a spectacular actor.  Your user is the actor. Get to know her well.
  8. 8. The story  Who is the user?  What is the problem your user has?  How will you solve the problem?  How will your user feel if you solve this problem? As a [persona] I want [what] so that [why]
  9. 9. The story & the actor  Tashi is the VP of engineering at an upcoming startup. She works 10 – 12 hours a day. Whatever little time she has she spends exploring new restaurants & meeting new friends.  Tashi would like notifications of new restaurants, so she gets to try out a new place without spending time searching for it.  Push notification when new restaurant is added  Text/description of the push notification  Behaviour on the phone
  10. 10. Communicating vision
  11. 11. Naming conventions  Think of your code being consumed & improved by another developer  Call it something friendly in front end & the back end  Establish naming conventions for everything!
  12. 12. Guidelines  Tone guide: How to say it  Brand style guide: How does it look  Pattern libraries: Borrow from template for consistency
  13. 13. Contact information  Email: tulsid@gmail.com  LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/tulsid  Twitter: @tulsid  Slideshare: http://slideshare.net/tulsid
  14. 14. Product management  www.goodproductmanager.com  www.joelonsoftware.com  onproductmanagement.wordpress.com  www.productbeautiful.com  requirements.seilevel.com/blog  www.crankypm.com  www.thinkingandmaking.com
  15. 15. Guidelines  voiceandtone.com  mailchimp.com/about/brand-assets/  www.google.com/design/spec/
  16. 16. Usability  alistapart.com  lukew.com  smashingmagazine.com  theresaneil.wordpress.com  www.useit.com  UXBooth.com  UXMagazine.com  4 must read books about design:  Designing interfaces: Jenifer Tidwell  Designing web interfaces: Theresa Neil & Bill Scott  Don’t make me think: Steve Krugg  The design of everyday things: Donald Norman
  17. 17. Design thinking  Authors  John Maeda  Nigel Cross  Peter Rowe  Tim Brown  Thomas Lockwood  Online  http://designthinking.ideo.com/  Also several You Tube videos

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