We start with a $200 payment in order to start working on most projects. For the ability to secure time on our schedule this allows us to start developing and to be able to demonstrate a ‘Rough Draft’ of our design. This will allow us to hit the ground running and schedule enough time on our schedule so that we can start showing you some designs.
25 years ago, when software was written, the process was known as the ‘Waterfall’ methodology. Being able to define the requirements up front and then hand those requirements off to Developers, who can then build the software and eventually release it. The problem with this methodology is that most projects couldn’t be shared with the clients until they were nearly completed.
More recently, the emphasis has turned towards getting a basic prototype available, and iteratively working with the clients and users to review the ‘Rough Draft’ and constantly refine the design on a weekly schedule. Other projects require a daily or monthly meeting for review. We think that a weekly schedule makes sense for most projects. Do you have time to meet every week?
When developers are able to develop software as quickly as possible, the results can be amazing. When other tools like Kanban, Agile and Scrum allow developers and Project Managers to accomplish more results with less resources.