Validate all your project ideas, shape the unknowns into the well-defined scope of work, and mitigate all possible development risks thanks to the pre-development stage called discovery
Who needs the Discovery
that need to optimize their processes and workflow but do not know how.
with a lot of documentation and stakeholders and need for clear project vision.
that need to shape their idea into the detailed step by step development plan.
The real purpose of the discovery stage
Discovery stage is a pre-development phase that includes gathering of information, holistic research and writing technical documentation to:
What uncertanties to discover?
List, validate, unify, and standardize the approach to 3d-party solutions, functional and non-functional requirements, architecture.
Define, prioritize and coordinate all project ideas, processes, problems, and initiatives during the Discovery stage.
Validate if the desired systems can be applied within the industry and your business standards, compliances, software, etc.
Review, verify and integrate industrial standards, compliances and regulations into the project you have in mind.
Start the Discovery stage when:
Need help with validation and structuring of your project ideas?
Discovery structure and flow
All you need to know about the Discovery stage is that it takes up to 3-5 weeks, costs $5-10K and requires a bunch of specialists – Business Analyst, Product Manager, Software Architect, UI/UX Designer
Preparation - 3 days
We arrange a call to briefly discuss your idea, business needs, goals and priorities. Then we’ll schedule working sessions and meetings and think over the discovery plan.
Ideation - 5 days
We focus on the high-level vision and dive into your business sphere. You’ll easily define your high-level priorities and form complete project vision with us.
Validation - 5+ days
Prioritize your solution options and write high level project structure. On this stage user flows, wireframes, design concept, and roadmap are being prepared.
What you get
Preparation is the key to success, especially if you are dealing with software development. Take your time and don’t skip the discovery stage to benefit from all its advantages and deliverables
Project Vision Document
It will help you to identify your value proposition and target audience, monetization strategy and key performance indicators.
It contains a well-formulated and comprehensive backlog, captures functional and non-functional requirements, and the tech stack.
It will contain the information about tech stack, infrastructure and project scheme, key risks, main decisions and verified estimation of your project.
This is a visualized plan of your future project that captures goals, priorities, deliverables and list of actions that will be performed by the developers team.
You will get all designer documentation, wireframes and UX roadmap that will help you to get a full picture of what look your solution will have.
Completed discovery stage guarantees better project flexibility, high-level project description, and predicted development outcome.