After 80 hours of development on Puffin, a work planning/tracking app for IOS, the buzzer has sounded and it’s time to look at what I accomplished. The purpose for this MVP was to replace the spreadsheet that I had been using to track my work session. What I managed to accomplish at the end of … Continue reading Puffin: An 80 Hours to MVP Retrospective
Mom: “Ray, the least you could do is...” Dad: “The least I could do is nothing.” I often heard this dialogue between my parents when I was young. My mother would express displeasure about something that my father did/didn’t do. She would express a desire for a little more effort (usually in the form of … Continue reading The Least You Can Do
"Begin with the end in mind" - Stephen Covey The first step in our 80 Hours to MVP requires us to make a jump forward in time. For this, we’ll take a cue from author Stephen Covey and “Begin with the End in Mind”. It is the 2nd habit covered in his bestseller The 7 … Continue reading 80 Hours to MVP: Kickoff!
I started 2018 with a grand plan of having 10 apps in the App Store by year’s end. I would split my time between developing apps and embarking on a new career in voice over. I had broken the plan down into four 13-week segments, each with a one week retrospective/break at the end. By … Continue reading 80 Hours to MVP