How to execute a successful product strategy — Part 2

Part 2: Design & Development

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Design, Test, Build, Test, Repeat

How we use estimations, guesswork, and other fortune-telling techniques to define the budget

Have super detailed checklists for designers and developers

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Be rigorous with project planning and tracking progress

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Project team collaboration through Jira, task view
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Project schedule in Jira Plans, roadmap of all features on the timeline
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Capacity report in Jira Plans, showing each team member’s planned work per sprint

Eat that frog!

Choose your favorite, iOS or Android

Validate your designs

User testing after the UX and UI phases

Minimum sample size for user testing

Daily user testing during the design phases

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Performing quick user tests in the office

Good chemistry between designers and developers is the key to agility

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Creative chaos meets precision development

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Development ready

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Stay one step ahead, be ready to handle the (un)expected

The role of the project manager

The role of the dev lead

Constant code quality across projects

Get ready to launch

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Feature flagging

Do it all over again

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