Development on Kiwi Dials started in June, 2015. Seven months later, the product launched simultaneously on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone on a common Azure cloud platform. Kiwi Dials is a boot-strapped startup. Find out how Peter and a globally distributed team organized themselves to ship working software every week. Learn how the team integrated design, user-testing, weekly retrospectives, and backlog grooming to balance features, architecture, operations, reporting, and new requirements.
Peter Moon is a Managing Partner at Navicet, a design consultancy that helps teams develop design capabilities into a competitive advantage. Peter has over 30 years of commercial software design and IT management experience. He is a 13-year veteran of Microsoft and held such positions as Director of Tools for North America Services, Engineering PUM, Quality Director, and Consulting Engagement Manager where he drove some of the largest services engagements in North America. While at Microsoft, Peter developed new practices for IT software design and drove global adoption for over 10,000 IT pros. He has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences, has coached hundreds of teams to achieve better business results through proven practices in design, requirements, risk and project management and has served on Microsoft IT’s Architectural and Standards review boards. Peter launched Navicet with a group of like-minded practitioners in 2014 to serve customers in the Puget Sound area who believe in the power of design to transform business.