Discovery Workshop

Shaping up ideas into robust solutions

Everything begins with a genuine idea. But there must be reasons behind why all ideas do not transform into what others call, a “Success”. To avoid such calamities, IndiaNIC gives paramount importance to a custom designed Discovery Workshop, just for you. Let’s know more about it!

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The Purpose

“The goal of Discovery Workshop is to educate our clients to provide thorough information through brainstorming sessions before the development cycle begins. This will help us to deliver a robust, unique and out-of-the-box solution with stunning UI/UX design using the most advanced technologies”.

The core purpose is not only to share project requirements, but also to understand client expectations and facilitate them with our quality and experience.

Forefronts of Discovery Workshop

Understanding

Allowing our entire team to get complete understanding of our client’s business, vision and goals.

Research

Allowing us to make our own assumptions and research any aspect that we might feel differently about.

Implementation

Allowing UI/UX and development teams to go through detailed information for flawless deliverables

Allowing UI/UX and development teams to go through detailed information for flawless deliverables

In more simpler terms, for a software development or mobile app development project, Discovery Workshop is the pre-development stage of gathering and sharing relevant project information between client and the project team. The platform for information sharing could be on site/off site meetups and online conferences.

 

A specially curated session is a project initiation process to shape up your ideas, engineer your requirements and to take your product merely from a concept to advanced development stages in lesser time.

What can a client expect during these sessions?

Analyse, identify and present information on core vision, industry problems, strategic analysis, niche targets, project scope, etc.

What can a project team do for you?

Explore the subject area and business flow, identify bottlenecks and present relevant solutions, organize the clutter, create a roadmap.

Why Clients Shouldn’t Overlook Discovery Workshop?

“Imagine yourself as a client looking to have your mobile application developed. After searching for a while, you agree contractual terms with one esteemed software development company. Given the fact that you already have a good idea of what your app should look like and how it would work, you simply ignore the project discovery workshop due to tight deadlines, time and money constraints. So you finally decide to handover the specifications document to the technical team and set a specific deadline for the delivery and product launch.

In this case, the software development team would not have any further queries and starts mobile app design and development process to deliver the product well within time. Those few weeks or months pass quickly and you finally have a stunning mobile app ready. You make the mobile app go live and wait for the first new visitors with high anticipation and excitement levels.

After a couple of months, statistics and analysis derive that your app users are not enjoying your beautifully designed app and conversion is far away from your expectations. This results in a situation where you already have spent most or all of your capital in app development and now do not have enough money to develop it further due to failed ROI. This would be the moment when you say to yourself : “Something went wrong badly.”

Forefronts of Discovery Workshop

Understanding

Allowing our entire team to get complete understanding of our client’s business, vision and goals.

Research

Allowing us to make our own assumptions and research any aspect that we might feel differently about.

Implementation

Allowing UI/UX and development teams to go through detailed information for flawless deliverables

Discovery Workshop Nullifying 3 Main Problems for Clients

Discovery Workshop Nullifying 3 Main Problems for Clients

  • 1 Underestimating project implementation costs
  • 2 Launching a product in the market with less or no potential
  • 3 Finding on product not solving user needs

UI/UX Designing

The UI/UX design team may be the biggest thinkers and though we have the best talents delivering outstanding designs week-in, week-out; we believe that clients are equally important part of Discovery sessions to make an end product a success. Key details are very important for thinking and visualisation process for design team! If you don’t want key details to get lost in translation, you need to plan the process out right. It is to ensure that all the features you expect to be developed are covered in the product’s roadmap/ user journeys. This is achieved when there is a smooth transition of information between design team and other project stakeholders.

It’s about “Designing Together”

This is where we craft our ideas into wonderful designs. First representation of bringing your ideas into reality. An effective collaboration of Clients, Project analysts, UI/UX designers can help in following ways:

  • Clutter of ideas is organized efficiently to define critical system features
  • Interactive set of UI/UX designs to visualise the end product
  • Best way to build a complete feature product/ software listing that is understood to everyone
  • Swift Prototype development
  • Outlining system architecture design – the Blueprint of the Core
  • Low risk development of cost-effective launch ready product
  • Full fledge user journey derived through expertly crafted on screen mockups

Let's summarise what we learnt so far

The little time and money spent after discovery workshop will be a huge favour you would do on yourself, once you realise its benefits on a longer run. Discovery Workshop is essential for any project related to software development or mobile app development process, as it offers to:

  • Make precise decisions based on evidence instead of assumptions
  • Craft and create every pixel and design by keeping users to the core for better UX
  • Get accurate estimates through better understanding of project scope and goals
  • Save time & money by eliminating the need of making costly changes on advanced development stages
  • Ensure a high return on investment in the development
  • Gain better development insights through expert consultation with project tech team

Discovery Sessions

Realising your app idea’s potential and execution of it - both are completely different. The whole undertaking can seem especially difficult if you have little to no experience implementing digital products. We can help you refine your ideas in a way that allows you to take the first few steps into your project.

Discover and Devise

Executed byAnalystStrategist
  • Interviews with Client about the idea, vision and market
  • Questionnaires
  • User stories
  • Market analysis
  • Self documentation
  • Traceability Matrix
  • User experience observations
  • Proposed solutions and suggestions

Define and Refine

Executed byAnalystStrategist
  • Brainstorming, organizing and linking key information
  • Visualize Information Architecture
  • Better review of Project Scope
  • Identify content and information gaps
  • Complete product review all-at-once
  • Identify key modules
  • Prioritize features

Lean UX Process

Executed byAnalystUI Designer
  • Visual understanding of a page
  • Illustrate key features of the solution
  • Bringing Usability to the forefront
  • Validate hypothesis about content and interaction strategy
  • Reduced risks in actual Design Process

UI/UX Design

Executed byAnalystUI Designer
  • Modern UI patterns
  • Flat + Minimal + Material Approach
  • Keeps Information at the Center (Minimum interference between User and Design)
  • Engage the User Quickly
  • Natural interaction methods
  • MoSCoW Principal – prioritizing (Must have, Should have, Could have, Would have)
  • Micro interactions

Efficient Mobile UI/UX Design

Discovery Workshop is designed to provide precise and detailed.

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