The first day of the kickstart is an overview of the Kickstart process. It is a discussion of working sessions, deliverables, and follow-on items. It is an open discussion about business, product, technology, team, and non-goals that starts the identification of maintainable and cost effective options for the project.
The second day is a facilitated discussion about the product itself and how users interact with their system.
The what, how, when, where and why of the product.
These discussions create an understanding of how people use the designed system and provides a foundation or blueprint of what works from a users perspective and what could be improved.
Design Patterns UX/UI, Mobile First Design
Focuses on exploring prevailing design patterns being used in applications in the clients industry or project. The objective is to discuss and form consensus on the core modes of the application.
Scope & Estimation Agile Planning
The focus is on the decision making process for making go-forward technology and insource/outsource decisions. Identification of epics, work themes and story dependencies and begin a discussion on story prioritization.
Priorities and Constraints
A group discussion on priorities with emphasis on aligning user story work to business goals, KPIs, and SLAs. Technology and cost options are completed for budget, timeline, phasing, and resourcing recommendations.
Product Kickstart Genesis Video