Bespoke software

Project scoping


At the start of a new project, clients often have grand plans for what the project will deliver. These plans are typically (and correctly) defined in terms of business requirements and business benefits. When contemplating the development of custom software for such a project, it is possible (in theory at least) to implement these grand designs in their entirety. But it is not necessarily cost effective to do so, nor the right decision for the business to take.

Codespinner can provide consultancy during the project scoping phase to ensure that project deliverables will indeed provide value for money. It's often safe to assume that the client is the expert with respect to business requirements and benefits, but Codespinner can provide technological expertise to make the client aware of the consequences of decisions taken at this early stage.

It is quite common for business requirements to seemingly require technical solutions which are complex and relatively costly, often more complex and costly than actually prove necessary upon closer (and informed) inspection. Codespinner consultants can help the client to understand these cost / benefit trade-offs and to explore alternative, potentially more cost effective solutions that still satisfy the underlying business requirements. Such discussions can have a significant impact on the business case for a project, and ultimately the value for money that the project delivers.