Product Development Resources

Learn more about the product development process with storyboards

Want your colleagues and investors to really know what you're talking about? Use storyboards to help you through the development process of your product or service. Product development involves lots of time and resources. Before investing in the manufacturing of goods or the creation of a new web platform, use storyboards to look into what your customers want and need.

Elevator Pitch
Create your own at Storyboard That I love getting free food at work! Who doesn't? I want to build an app that will let people notify others when they place free food somewhere. People who subscribe to alerts will then know where to find their free food!


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Storyboard That's Illustrated Guide to Product Development

You've got great ideas, but don't know where to go. Don't worry, Storyboard That has an excellent resource for product development and establishing yourself in a market.

Start at Part 1: The Elevator Pitch of Storyboard That's Illustrated Guide to Product Development.

Agile User Stories

It is important to understand your customers and process. Dig deeper into agile development by creating epic and user stories.

Read more in the full article, Agile User Stories.

Customer Care Generic Epic
Create your own at Storyboard That Welcome to Acme Corp. customer care, how can I help? Everything is now fixed. Is there anything else I can help you with? Hi, I'm calling about a problem with my widget.


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Product Solution Benefit - short
Create your own at Storyboard That Context / Problem Magic Solution User Benefit Clearly show an example scenario where the customer is experiencing a pain point where they would want your product. Show a magical solution that largely ignores the bigger question of how the technology works behind the scene. Why is the customer happy? What benefit to them was experienced? Magic Button I am doing ______________ and really wish I could ______________ . Wow! This product saved me ______________ and let me ______________ . All I do is hit this magic button...


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Product Development Templates

There are many frameworks that can help you during the product development process. Look into specific user stories for lean product development and adaptability.

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Storyboard That Next Big Product Idea

If you have a great new idea that you want to share with your supervisor or local investors, organize your product pitch with storyboards. Storyboards use visual communication that increases understanding between parties.

Storyboard That Next Big Product Idea.

Food Allergies
Create your own at Storyboard That Baking Bridget drops off some fresh cupcakes she made over the weekend with known allergens. Baking Bridget tells SoLoMoFoo about her cupcakes and includes food allergy information. Share Food Cupcakes in the Breakroom! Contains Nuts Contains Gluten WARNING! Contains Nuts and Gluten I hope people find my cupcakes! I need to warn people about the almonds though. Cupcakes in the Breakroom!


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Persona Storyboard Example
Create your own at Storyboard That Who Are They? How does the problem you want to solve relate to them? What is their technical skill level or subject matter expertise? Give them a name, age, gender, occupation or role, and any other appropriate demographics What do they care about? How do they currently solve this problem? Will they need a point and click interface or will they be configuring and programming? Rene, 29, marketing professional, owns 2-person agency serving many small clients Rene wants to create visual media to help her clients sell products or services. Values: quick, easy, inexpensive. Rene knows graphic design but not much photography.


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Using and Creating a Persona

Products and services are meant to be consumed or used. Learn more about typical consumers, users, purchasers, suppliers, and more by creating personas.

Read more in our full article.

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