“The agile process really came into its own when working to such a short time scale. It helped us make incredibly quick decisions, aided communication with Black Pepper and kept the development on track.”
Mitesh Patel, Chief Creative Officer, Black Country Atelier
Black Country Atelier (BCA) needed a prototype application that would enable members of the public to design their own loom band pendants quickly and easily, and produce them in a high street store. BCA needed the application to be created quickly so they could demonstrate it at the Digital Makers Show and gather feedback from potential customers. Black Pepper Software created an application in record time.
Black Pepper Software delivered a fully functional web application within a week. The application was creative, easy to use and effectively gathered design data and user engagement feedback.
The project was developed using an agile approach. The rate of development was extremely fast; iterations of the project were carried out every few hours to ensure the program was on track and would be delivered within the short timeframe. There was constant communication between Black Pepper and BCA to eradicate wasted time and effort, ensure the end user-experience was excellent and guarantee that BCA was satisfied with the application.
BCA was delighted with the agile approach and the end result. The application was very well received at the Digital Makers Show and gathered a large amount of high quality customer feedback, enabling BCA to progress with the next stage of innovation.
The BCA Digital Maker app is now further into its development stage and due to be featured by BCA at the Clothes Show Live in December 2014.