MVP: Startups vs. Mature Products

At Ebix we strive for agility, flexibility, and rapid iteration. Focusing on speed to market first, we then collect feedback and make needed adjustments to our products and services. These agile methods and DevOps are central to delivering a minimal viable product (MVP). Ebix’s use of this contextual concept is surprising to some. They do not realize that we operate with a startup mentality despite having been in the insurance software industry for decades. The notion that MVP is reserved exclusively for startups is a common industry misconception. In reality, businesses with established products can use MVP too, though the application is a slightly different. MVP: Startups vs. Mature Products MVP emphasizes simple feature lists, building products in iterative cycles, and communicating with customers early in product development. MVP, along with Agile and DevOps, may seem like unrelated concepts, but they’re not. For example, for DevOps you need to have …

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A.D.A.M Wins 2016 Interactive Media Awards™

A.D.A.M Wins 2016 Interactive Media Awards™

A.D.A.M., (a business unit of Ebix, Inc.) is pleased to announce that Health Capsules, a new part of their SmartEngage™ online program, has won the 2016 “Best in Class” Interactive Media Award.   The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In order to win this award level sites must successfully pass through a comprehensive judging process, achieving very high marks in each of IMA’s judging criteria – an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year. Health Capsules are 10 minute animated, online video tutorials that help patients understand their illness, medical condition, or a medical procedure. The Health Capsules’ topics focus on a broad range of health concerns.  Ebix Senior Vice President, Michael Scunziano, commented: It’s an honor to have our work recognized by the Interactive Media Awards.  …

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