Every great idea needs an implementation. Startups have to convert these ideas into products. But there are not enough funds and resources for the startups to convert them into a potential product with full specifications. However, the technology has made this possible with the help of MVP development. It can help the startups to validate their ideas.
So, here comes the question, what is MVP?
Minimum Viable Product or MVP is the development technique that helps convert the idea into an actual product in a trial version with all the useful features. MVP is built for early customers who will try out the product and provide their feedback, which can help in deciding whether this can be developed into a full-fledged product or not.
So how do the startups develop this MVP?
The stage of MVP is when the full-stack development team comes into the picture.
Who are these full-stack development teams? Why would you need a full-stack development team to do the MVP?
A full-stack development team comes in with experience in frontend, backend, and database development. This team takes care of your project starting from the design stage and is responsible till the implementation stage.
The full-stack development team must complete the tasks below to let a startup demonstrate its MVP. They are:
1. The representative layer
2. The business logic layer
This level forms the backend of the application. A developer must use a server-side programming language to code front-end-supported business logic. Therefore, the team should be familiar with Python, Django, Node.js, and Ruby on Rails, to name a few.
3. Database level
The database is also part of the backend. A developer should have experience and expertise in MySQL, MongoDB, and other recent database languages. The understanding is applicable when you have a clear understanding of the product's business needs and the MVP you want to create. You can then find a development team with relevant experience and expertise. That way, you can find the right person who can make the MVP.
Now that you have looked at the composition of the team you have to hire, let us now look at the benefits of hiring a full-stack development team in creating an MVP
1. Cost savings
Hiring a full-stack development team is cost-effective. The team can easily do three types of developers, one each for frontend, backend, and database development. This will be done by one team with good coordination and another plus if this team is located in an offshore facility. This is a real cost saving as budget is a big constraint for startups building an MVP.
2. Saves time
Because the team of full-stack developers handles the user interface, backend, and database, the team can plan within themselves without relying on external entities to get parts of the work done. Therefore, hire a full-stack development firm to create a time-efficient MVP.
3. Easy switching
A full-stack development team can easily transition between the front and back end. You would not have to switch the work among multiple teams. The MVP from this single team will be a complete product with all of its features.
4. Faster market penetration
The releases will be faster as there is good coordination within the team. Every member of the full-stack development team can pick up and run any task, even when others are not there because everyone is a frontend, backend, and database expert.
Let us now look at how we can evaluate and hire a Full Stack Development company. The parameters are:
Constantly works on new technologies.
The company constantly innovates and can solve new business problems in new technologies. The company has a team of people with good expertise in cutting-edge technologies and has a good set of customers for whom they have solved complex business problems.
Has a good mix of people in multiple technologies
The company team composition is a big wide. They don't specialize in technologies from a specific company or from a particular stack of tech. They have people that have expertise in a range of technologies and industries. The identification of those will help you select the right people from within the organization, and you will also get the right kind of managers who have done similar engagements to talk to you and guide the team
Understanding the needs and giving you the right technology direction
The company should have the following abilities to be your full-stack development partner. The parameters are:
Visualizing the technology challenges and solving it
The company should also talk about the challenges that you are likely to face when you would adopt a specific solution. They should have had the expertise in having faced and have solved it in the past and give solutions on how you can solve these challenges.
Understanding the vision of business
The team should visualize the business benefits and talk to you about what you should do outside of technology's scope to achieve these goals. The team has to give you suggestions on how you can achieve the vision.
To conclude, a full-stack development organization is like an all-rounder in the software field. Within budgetary constraints, a startup should outsource its project to a professional full-stack development firm. The time and cost are reduced and the job is done faster without any chaos within the teams.
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