MVP isn’t just an acronym for Most Valuable Player. It’s also a term used often in the software world: Minimum Viable Product. What is an MVP? Well, in a nutshell, it’s the bare bones piece of software that fits its essential purpose. For example, for a music player app, a screen with a big fat play button that plays all the songs in your Music folder. It’s a starter software to the bigger picture!
There’s plenty of software-speak that goes whooshing over the heads of most people - and even some of the heads of those programming! Two of the terms that you might hear thrown about in the world of software are microservices and web services. These are both ways of defining software products: by breaking larger software products down into manageable chunks that can talk to each other. Let’s take a closer look.
Whether it’s internal software within your organisation, an app you’ve developed for Android, or even an interactive website, every piece of software that requires user interaction can benefit from user centred design.
Location based applications actively deliver online content to users based on their physical location. These apps use your phone’s GPS, wireless access point, or infrastructure to identify where a given device is located.
Fixed price contracts can be rather tricky in a Scrum environment. Classic software development and Agile software development are very different from one another, and things that work in one environment don’t necessarily work in another.