I'm torn between two ideas. I'd love to hear some feedback from the IH community.
Which one do you think is a better bet? Or.. are they both bad? 😀
Customer feature request app
This is a well-trodden path. There are plenty of apps where your customers can suggest new features, upvote them, and track their progress.
I think there's some room to innovate in this space, and I like the idea, but I'm not sure there's that much room to differentiate from other tools. I have some unique ideas, but I'm concerned about being able to stand out and whether the market is already saturated.
Pros: Proven market, people are paying for this now.
Cons: Limited ability to differentiate from others in the space (including some good companies already here on IH)
Generating Release Notes
In every small to medium sized team I've working in, generating release notes for a product has been a pain. It often ends up being the job of one person to interrogate the team, trawl through bug trackers and project management tools and try and put something together, often last minute.
I think that great release notes are a missed opportunity for most companies to shout about what they've been working on and stay front-of-mind with customers.
I have some ideas in this area, and think I can do something to improve the process, and the end result, considerably.
Pros: I think this is a neglected space, and there's lots of room for innovation. I'm more excited about what I can do with this concept.
Cons: Some, but not many existing tools doing the same. Does this indicate insufficient demand to build a product around?