Your MVP is Done?
Great, You've Just Begun!
Clients often ask what to do once a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) has been built and released. Many teams think once the MVP is done, their job is over. But that couldn't be further from the truth. The real work has just begun. So, it's not time to celebrate just yet.
First, it's important to remember that an MVP is just the beginning of a product's journey. It's not the end goal. The purpose of an MVP is to test assumptions, gather feedback, and validate the product idea. Once you have this feedback, you need to use it to iterate and improve the product.
Here are a few steps you can take to make the most of your MVP:
Analyze Feedback: Talk to your users and gather as much feedback as possible. Analyze the feedback to identify areas where your product can be improved.
Prioritize Features: Use the feedback to prioritize features. Focus on the features that will have the biggest impact on the user experience.
Develop a Roadmap: Use the prioritized feature list to develop a roadmap for the product. The roadmap should include the features to include in future releases.
Build a Backlog: Once you have a roadmap, you can start building a backlog of tasks. This backlog should include the features intended for inclusion in the next release.
Plan Sprints: Use the backlog to plan sprints. Each sprint should focus on delivering a specific set of features.
Measure Success: Finally, it's important to measure the success of your product. Use metrics such as engagement, retention, and revenue to determine how well your product is performing.
Remember, building an MVP is just the beginning. The real work comes after the MVP is built. By using feedback to iterate and improve your product, you can create a product that users will love.
Originally published on LinkedIn.