The Greek "protós" means first, while "typos" means type, soon Prototype, the first type or model of something, developed by the company. It is a procedure that develops and tests ideas and/or projects, bringing them as close as possible to the expectations of the client.
It applies to a wide range of business and operations areas, always with the same general objective: to present an initial version (demonstrate) of the project requested by the client, in order to validate the requirements.
Purpose of Prototyping:
Since the Prototyping Model follow these steps:
Thus, it is possible to propose a suitable solution to the customer's problem or need, increasing its value perception, since it is possible to test, evaluate and perfect the prototype (and consequently the final design) during all stages of the process.