Building a killer app: Step 5 - Creating a brief(s)

Now for the last blog about the 5 steps of app definition - step 5, you’ve already done the hard part.

All you need to do now is get it all down so you can tell the developers what you want.

Step 5 - Creating a brief(s)

So when defining an app your brief you should cover

  • What your app is for?
  • Who your app is for? And don’t say everyone! Public transport is for everyone but not everyone uses it, be as specific as you can.
  • What phone do you anticipate your users will have?
  • What the app has to do (functionality) e.g. make a phone call
  • Features - e.g. Dial tone, key pad etc
  • Examples of apps you like and why you like them. This can be for what they do or how they look but be clear
  • Languages
  • Do you need any “services” included e.g. Paypal, google maps, Facebook connect?


 Once you have this its time to choose your developer. 

 Here are some tips that can help as well as a number of other things to think about in your brief for your killer app.

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And if Steps 1- 5 sound more than you want to do let us do it for you! Contact us now and well get you started with building a killer app!

Step 1 - Defining the User Journey

Step 2 - Mapping to business functions

Step 3 - What can your give your users

Step 4 - Choosing the winning features

Step 5 - Creating a brief(s)

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