Having worked on several development projects as part of a remote product team taking care of everything from design to AppStore launches, I’ve had numerous occasions to see that, indeed, sometimes you win and sometimes you learn. One of the lessons was: a kick-off meeting is a must!
Have you ever thought that as a web developer you would have to deal with sound analysis? Neither have I but I faced it during a project for a company which is the leading Polish acoustic furniture producer. The case was a web app with a solution to record sound, analyse it and calculate reverberation time.
Whether you are launching your first startup or you are a seasoned entrepreneur, you should always begin your work with clearly outlining the project’s structure. A software requirement specification will help you communicate with the development team and make sure that they deliver what you expect, not what they assume you expect.