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Create a long-term successful Software Company

How to start a business as a software company from scratch and make it successful in the long term
Instructor:
Daniele Protti
219 students enrolled
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How to create a software company from scratch
How to launch a software startup
How to start a SaaS startup company

In this course the students will learn how to launch a business in the software industry and make it successful in the long term.

You do not need to have technical skills or knowledge to launch company.

In this course the following topics are presented and discussed:

  • What to know before starting a software company

  • How to setup a successful Software Business

  • How to create a software company

  • Startup tips

  • Marketing strategies

  • Skills needed to create a software company

  • Which are the Types of software

  • What are Generic Software Products

  • What are Custom Software Products

  • Principles of Project Management for Software projects

  • Software product definition

  • What is Software Architecture and how to put it into practice

  • What is Cloud Computing and why it is a technological field crucial for the success of a software business

  • Which are the emerging cloud technologies and services

  • Cloud Services e.g. Software as a Service (SaaS)

  • How to Build Your Own SaaS Platform

  • Product development strategies

  • Principles of Software programming

  • General Programming Guidelines

  • Product Solution types

  • The secret to success: Leverage

  • Tools for a StartUp

  • Go to the next level: make your business sustainable in the long term

Everything is explained in video lectures and annexed reports with practical examples and case studies

What to know before starting a software company

1
Introduction
2
Why should you decide for a software company
3
Determine what to create software for

Setup a successful Software Business

1
The secret to Startup Success (I)
2
The secret to Startup Success (II)
3
The Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Must Have
4
Must Have Tools for the Startup Process
5
The process to Successfully Launch a Business
6
How to Establish the Right Business Model
7
Prepare your company to adapt to changes

Creating a software company

1
A long term project
2
Do your business Analysis
3
Survey your audience
4
Learn how to hire people
5
Effective growth strategy

Startup tips

1
Market Analysis
2
How to choose the way to sell your software
3
How to make sure you will have the software your customers need
4
Step-by-step setup guide
5
How to hire the right resources

Marketing strategies

1
Marketing strategy for a Startup
2
Customer acquisition: Paid Media Marketing
3
Customer acquisition: Earned Media Marketing
4
Customer acquisition: Own Media Marketing
5
Business Models to Consider for a Startup
6
How to Raise Prices Without Losing Customers

Skills needed to create a software company

1
Creating a software company having only an idea as asset
2
How to Start a Software Company without technical skills
3
The process to build a software company
4
Skills needed to create a software company

Types of software - Overview

1
Products vs services
2
Software categories
3
Types of software (I)
4
Types of software (II)
5
Types of Applications
6
Application vs Service
7
Technology platforms
8
Types of Software Products Developed by The Most Popular Software Companies

Types of products - Generic Software Products

1
Introduction
2
Custom software development vs. Generic software development

Types of products - Custom Software Products

1
Why Custom Software?
2
Definition of custom software
3
Example of custom software: Case Study
4
How to show the value of a custom software solution
5
Advantages and disadvantages of a custom software

Project Management for Software projects

1
What is project management?
2
Why project management is the most important and crucial skill for a sw company
3
Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC)
4
The Waterfall Model
5
Importance of a project plan
6
How to reduce risks in a project
7
Stages of Project Management
8
Agile project management
9
Example of project using MS Project
10
Incident Management and Agile Project Management Tools: Atlassian JIRA and other
11
Tools for version control: Git and Github

Software product definition

1
Requirement gathering
2
The importance of good requirements specifications
3
Technical requirements
4
User story
5
Acceptance criteria (definition of done)

Software Architecture

1
Introduction
2
Software Architecture in Web Design
3
Basic concepts of software architecture
4
High Level Design
5
Principles of UML
6
Definition of use case
7
Low Level Design (I)
8
Low Level Design (II)
9
Low level design - detailed process descriptions
10
Wireframes and prototypes
11
Design for different types of software products

Cloud Computing

1
What is cloud computing
2
Cloud computing deployment models
3
Cloud computing characteristics and benefits
4
Types of cloud computing services
5
Cloud computing security
6
Examples of cloud computing

Emerging cloud technologies and services

1
Introduction
2
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
3
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
4
The Best Infrastructure-as-a-Service Solutions
5
Application Service Provider (ASP)
6
Popular Cloud Services

Cloud Services - Software as a Service (SaaS)

1
What is SaaS
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