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!
A beacon is a small device that emits a radio signal every so often, advertising itself within a small location. This signal can be discovered by internet-enabled devices, such as mobile phones. Once the phone receives the signal, a corresponding app will be started, and content specific to that beacon’s location will be loaded.
Getting a software project approved requires cooperation from all of the departments in an organization including customer service, sales, management, and production. Breaking through their initial resistance in order to get them to cooperate can be a very daunting task.
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.