Building something for the first time is never easy - especially when you know that others have already tried and failed. But when you’re striving to create a groundbreaking tech solution that will change the lives of the visually impaired, you can’t give up if things don’t work on the first go. This week’s episode follows last week’s cliff hanger, with BanjoMaps founder Anna Wright working side-by-side with her development team at BlueChilli to put an early prototype into the hands of key customers, to get vital user feedback that will help make the app the best it can be.
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4th May, 2017
Episode 15: It Takes a Village
In startups, the aim of the game is speed.
If you spend too long developing the perfect technology before you release, you’ll miss the chance to get vital customer feedback and continuously iterate on a live product.
So what are the ‘showstopper’ bugs you need to fix before a product goes live? And how does a perfectionist deal with the fact that their MVP (minimum viable product) will not be perfect?
In this episode, we follow BanjoMaps Founder, Anna Wright as she learns what it takes to translate her vision to help the visually impaired navigate the inside world, into a tech reality.