Play by Play: MVP Scope Discovery with Steven Maguire

In this course, you'll see a client interview for a real-world application. We're not coding a solution -- yet. Before starting to code, or even defining domain objects and models, this discovery interview is all about understanding the business, the people involved, and their primary activities. Identifying those key pieces, and the frequency of each activity, will help us focus our efforts on building an application that has the highest impact on operations. This course will teach you how to conduct a successful client discovery meeting, demonstrating some exercises to uncover the key features of a minimum viable product.
Course info
Rating
(54)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 20, 2015
Duration
1m
Table of contents
Introduction
Problem Discovery and Building Personas
User Activities
User Activity Analysis and Prioritization
What's Next
Description
Course info
Rating
(54)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 20, 2015
Duration
1m
Description

Play by Play is a series where you get a rare view into the workflows and thought processes of top admins, developers, and designers. This is not a planned or rehearsed presentation, but a live, unrehearsed problem solving and troubleshooting session where you see an expert think through issues and design solutions, as they do in the real world every day. In this course, Software Architect Steven Maguire conducts a client interview for a real-world application. We're not coding a solution -- yet. Before starting to code, or even defining domain objects and models, this discovery interview is all about understanding the business, the people involved, and their primary activities. Identifying those key pieces, and the frequency of each activity, will help us focus our efforts on building an application that has the highest impact on operations. Steven's an old friend and colleague from TrainSignal and has a terrific way of eliciting and analyzing requirements, so this course shows not only how to conduct these scope discovery exercises, but also shows a master analyst at work.

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About the author

Brian leads the Content Production organization at Pluralsight, creating and developing services to help authors publish better courses faster. Prior to that, he worked in course production and product R&D at TrainSignal. He's passionate about his faith, cycling, cooking, music, and solving problems.