Software product assessments happen for a lot of reasons, but the three most common reasons are:
- There is a transaction happening – usually a funding event or the sale of the company – and the people on the other side of a transaction want to see that your product works as advertised.
- Your company is conducting a portfolio review and wants to compare your product with others in the company that could also use investment.
- Your company is going through a budgeting process to see what level of investment you need.
When you prepare for your next software product assessment, technical details are just the starting point. You have to keep in mind the business problem your product hopes to solve. Thriving – not merely surviving – through a tough technical audit should be the end game. Here are seven key secrets for conquering your next software product assessment.More »