Discovery phase

The discovery phase helps to get a clear understanding of the future product, its architecture, the functionality to be implemented and the set of all tools and frameworks to be used during the development

Possible outcomes of the discovery phase

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About the service

The discovery phase is a research and planning process where business analysts, solution architects, and other Andersen's experts work closely with each other to specify the most suitable architecture design, a most accurate estimation, and a road map of the future development.

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Problems that force you to carry out Discovery phase

  • Market and competitors are not studied properly
  • Business process, covered by the product, are not scrutinized
  • Business goal and success criteria of the product are not clear
  • Product functionality is not fully described
  • All the stakeholders and their responsibilities are not clarified
  • Project estimates are overwhelmed
  • End-users of the product and their needs are not investigated
  • Planned technology stack doesn’t meet the project needs

The benefits from the discovery phase:

  • A clear vision of the product for the whole team
  • Planning based on facts from the expert research
  • An ability to avoid numerous business risks
  • Efficient use of time, human and financial resource
  • An ability to adapt the project to the budget
  • Development team clearly understand your needs
  • Optimization of development costs
  • You can plan budget expenditures with more accuracy

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What happens next?

Our expert contacts you shortly after having analyzed your business requirements

When required by you, we sign an NDA to ensure the highest privacy level

Our pre-sales manager submits a comprehensive project proposal. It may include estimates, timelines, lists of CVs, etc., for a particular situation

The team assembled for your IT project can start delivering within ten business days