How well do we understand the problem!

“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”
― Albert Einstein

With the above statement as our guiding light, we at Patch have been working tirelessly to solve some of the communications use cases. Today’s blog is about one such use case of “conference calls”. Here we are providing a sneak peak in how we approached this problem.

One thing, which we established early on in our journey, was that conference calls are still a pain. There is a tremendous number of mobile app and web based solutions/products out there but the none of them seem to provide a hassle free end to end solution for this problem. This got us to the basic principle of problem solving. What exactly is the problem!

Here is our understanding of the problem

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After breaking down the problem and identifying key areas, we decided to build a solution for each of those and here is the product.

We have solved the first 2 parts of the problem and the third is a work in progress!

My next post will be about the solution. How did we solve the first 2 parts of the problem! What are the key differentiators? Etc.

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