From our early testing one thing, almost everyone came back with one feature we didn’t expect to be important. Permissions.
When we started Kuwinda we were building against a pretty loose set of possible use cases.
Ultimately this caused us to build a wide range of underdeveloped features rather than a narrow slice of product magic.
However, as the chinese … Continue reading
The first application I was involved in building had one of the most complicated permissions systems ever conceived. Later in the product’s life it led to a significant and painful rebuild.
My first experience taught me that out of all … Continue reading
If you or your CEO thinks dashboards, you’re probably thinking of something that’s been beautifully designed like this…
Great design definitely helps. But what data should you put up there?
In talking to successful founders … Continue reading
That’s right, we’re finally live into alpha with version 0.1.1! It was painful. Here are the lessons we learnt.
#1. Reduce the scope
Our vision for the product is pretty grand. Unfortunately we initially tried to launch with too many … Continue reading
We’re finally live into Beta.
Here’s what made the cut:
- Tables: Re-ordering columns, show/hide columns, export as CSV (basic)
- Layouts: Drag & drop layout builder, 1-to-1, 1-to-many, many-to-many fields from primary and related tables, editable fields (update to
This was meant to be a nice picture of us working, to say that we are almost ready to get some people into beta (hopefully today!).
Instead (and this wasn’t planned) I look like I’m about to cry or something … Continue reading
This is a question that I ask myself every day. Multiple times per day.
- Why are we not live yet?
- Why haven’t we shipped v1?
- What’s been slowing us down?
- Could we be going faster somehow?
These questions are probably … Continue reading
We’re at that time where we’d really like some feedback on Kuwinda.
For each person that gives us more than 100 words (that’s about 6 sentences) of real feedback we’ll donate £10 to MSF. I’ll cap that at 25 donations … Continue reading