The Master in Digital Solutions Development is ideal for those who want to enter the Digital industry with a solid base on which to start a new career in IT. Aligned with the technology and programming skills that the digital companies need to develop creative technology solutions.
This module will mainly focus on Android, one of the most popular mobile OS nowadays. Students will acquire solid foundations on this particular platform and will also obtain a specific mindset which will allow them to focus their attention in any other mobile framework in the future.
The students will immerse in the Agile mindset by experimenting the Agile management practices. At the end of this subject they will be able to practice Scrum, understand Kanban, develop and idea from Vision to Deployment from an Agile perspective and define requirements with User Stories.
The subject will introduce students to the software craftsmanship movement and practices associated with it from a very hands-on perspective. It will touch on TDD, Clean code, refactoring and other essential topics to a software craftsman.
Students will learn how to create roadmaps, apply a set of user research techniques, create work flow, structure content, design prototypes, wireframes and detailed layout. They will also learn how to define a brand's tone of voice and content messaging, as well as iterate solutions. At the end of this subject they will be able to manage design projects with focus on user needs.
Students will learn what are the main cloud providers and their respective strengths. They will get an in-depth view of at least one of them (Amazon Web Services) and understand how to support web-scale projects.
This subject is an introduction on Big Data analytics. Students will learn what is Big Data and what it is not. They will learn the main tools and analytics techniques, to be able to work in an end to end analytics project.
Students will understand the impact of the digital transformation on the economy. They will learn to think strategically about how to analyse trends and how to market any business in the digital world. They will develop and execute digital marketing plans effectively.
Students will learn the concept of profitability, create a dashboard of metrics for every specific business model and use appropriate technology to do it. They will calculate the KPIs related with revenue stream and with costs, like the CAC (Client acquisition cost) and LTV (life-time value).
Students will learn to shape opportunities, provide leadership and build the Team to create economic and social value. They will create and develop business models for start-ups based on customer development and continuous validation, managing financial metrics and dealing with investors.
Students will experience the process of discovery, interpretation and ideation. They will learn techniques to identify opportunities and understand customer needs. They will integrate the process of conceptualisation and creative design that will help them design innovative digital solutions.
Students work during all the program on a final project with the aim to build a real digital product.