The Overall Strategy, Approach, and Structure
In this stage it’s crucial to understand your business strategy and how it relates to the project. Planning is quite resourceful due to the fact it helps to understand your competitors, informs the project team, and helps with gathering business requirements which leads into the next stage.
The Project Requirements
In this phase it’s important to identify the problem or need, and then connect with you and the end users to DEFINE the building blocks for building the project correctly.
Interaction and Visual Concepts
Now the FUN BEGINS… the creation and innovation blossoms in starting all pieces of the project/product. This requires crucial focused hard work from the project team with timely, open communication from the project sponsor and stakeholders. Once the innovation has been set in place and officially approved, we…..
Refine the Solution
Creating multiple aspects of the project happens quite heavily in a process, it helps to modify and build upon a solid foundation. In this stage the idealization, innovation, and concepts are brought into reality. When developing the product, timely feedback and involvement is required from you and your dedicated resources. Resulting in a product that has been thoroughly tested and refined.
The Solution Implemented
Next in the process comes getting critical feedback from participants and user personas. In this phase user groups and determined members of the targeted audience engage the ideal product. This round of testing helps to ensure that every possibility has been evaluated and resolved. This rigorous implementation is definitely a deliverable that is worthy and necessary when releasing the product in beta or live.
Monitoring and Improving the Solution
When the project has been released and implemented, you definitely want to monitor and improve on your foundation. This is done by testing, analyzable data, and gaining feedback from various users and stakeholders. It’s an optional phase in the process stage but quite handy in learning more about your business requirements and determining if your meeting your initial goals.