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What Is A MVP - A Minimum Viable Product?

Definition of the MVP

Today we take a cautious look into our wizard's kitchen. I would like to show how we approach new development projects. There are two different approaches for us.

We Simply Build The App

When the scope of a new app is very manageable, it's easy to assess the risk of development. The cost is low because, for example, only one developer is working on it for a short time (less than a month). In this case, we define a feature set, the app is built and out to the public with it. This was the case with Phone Memos, Meeting Cards and also with Herein.

The Feature Set Is Too Large For "Just Building It".

Sometimes, during initial discussions about a new app, you can immediately see that this scope will exceed the person-month limit. Or - as in Merlin Project – the product is of strategic importance. In this case, we are talking about a risk investment and here, of course, we proceed accordingly more cautiously.

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Posted by Frank Blome on September 23rd, 2022 under Project Management
Tags: Development process agile incremental

Kanban

Kanban card

Kanban is a form of visual project management. It is popular with product, development and software development teams, but in principle can be used anywhere. Learn what Kanban is and how it works for your projects in this blog post.

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Posted by Antoni Cherif on August 19th, 2022 under support
Tags: Merlin Project Project Management trends Kanban project agile

Project Management Trends

Merlin Project

Project management is gaining more and more importance worldwide. The trend is reflected in an increased demand for project managers:inside and the professional tools for project management, which include on the Mac Merlin Project.

In this blogpost we will look at three important aspects of the development of project management.

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Kanban in Personal Project Management

Agile Kanban Combined with Traditional Project Management

Kanban in project management

While agile methods such as Kanban are now widely used in project management, employing a purely agile approach without the advantages of traditional project management methods often does not work, especially when a large project team is involved.

This article explains the advantages of agile Kanban and the traditional waterfall model, and how you can employ this to your advantage in the form of hybrid project management.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on June 14th, 2018 under Project management
Tags: kanban agile

What Is the Difference Between Work Breakdown Structure, Project Plan and Project Schedule?

Net plan in Merlin Project

If you are new to the project world, you are confronted with lots of seemingly similar terms and definitions.

What is, for instance, the difference between a work breakdown structure, a project plan and a project schedule? Let's resolve the confusion.

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Posted by Paul Henkel on March 26th, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: agile scrum kanban

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