Three Tips for Building a Minimum Viable Product that’s not at all Minimal
October 11, 2012
Today our CEO, Matthew Zehner, offers some sage advice to readers at ReadWriteWeb: when creating an MVP, don’t take the word “minimum” too literally.
He suggests thinking of your MVP not as a minimum product, but as a focused product that you can create and release quickly.
So how do you create a MVP that’s focused but not minimal? Here’s Matt’s advice in 3 easy-to-digest tips:
- Include the functions that satisfy your primary user needs and business goals and make sure you are able to differentiate yourself in the marketplace.
- Stay focused on your essential feature set. Don’t waste time adding features for every potential user need and scenario.
- Build your MVP to be scalable, so that it can handle large traffic numbers and complex functionality in a capable manner.
Read the full article at ReadWriteWeb.