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  • First Releases: Moving Fast

    When customers come to us they always ask us whether to build a web app or native mobile application we have opinions.  Here are the top five things to consider when releasing your first MVP and platforms.

    1. Do You Need Native?

    The first thing that you should evaluate is if your product truly requires a native device.  When I say requires, I mean there is an onboard feature of ...

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  • Validating Your Product Concept

    Most early stage ideas start with a concept.  This concept tends to involve tech at some stage.  The notion that every startup is disrupting an old industry with tech seems to be pervasive.  The ingenuity tends to rely on the change in a process or way of doing business that is applied from another domain.  That is, you now hear the term "Uber of X" in which any business can ...

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  • 5 Tips to Ship Your Product Faster

    Here at Fulton Works, we focus on getting to product-market fit as soon as possible.  This means that prioritization and focus needs to change quickly and be backed up by real user data.  There are multiple factors to weigh when building a feature in your product.  We tend to focus on mapping costs against value.  Here are some key takeaways from our upstart experience.

    Drawing on some experience with early-stage ...

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  • 5 Tips to Finding Your "Product Person"

    A role that seems to be unique to the startup world is a “product person”.  This is a term that I wasn’t familiar with before getting involved with startups.  I’ve found that when the term is used it refers to a blend of capabilities that are needed to build product.  

    The term “product” used to catch me up.  Historically I think of products being things like a can ...

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  • 6 Things to Watch Out For When Hiring a Development Agency

    Over the past ten years, we have worked with a multitude of businesses.  Of those, the ones that struggle the most tend to be startups.  When a new business is formed there are unlimited priorities to get done.  For a product-centric startup finding the technical co-founder tends to be the first order of business.  As an alternative, many companies entertain the idea of hiring an agency to design and build ...

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