Tagged: Lean

Colored Blobs

Are you doing stuff or creating value?

Note: This was co-authored with Derek Tiffany and was originally posted on the 3Pillar Global site.  You can put a bunch of stickies on the wall, create tons of JIRA tickets and commit code,...

Chalk Arrows

Your methodology is holding you back

Agile, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Test Driven Development and whatever new and trendy thing out there are tools. They exist to help you to do something. They are supposed to help us be faster,...

Atlantic City Disco Ball

The problem with big bang design

It starts with a really fancy deck in your inbox. I’ve received these as both an internal head of UX and as a product consultant. The deck is lovely, comprehensive, well written and detailed....

Swirl

How to run a customer test in 10 minutes

I mentor with 1776, a DC area incubator, and in a recent conversation the member was asking about feedback. He told me that he was sending links out to a prototype and hoping to...

Arc

Getting to Meaningful Feedback

I’ve spent this year getting feedback from¬†small business owners, high school students, doctors,¬†entrepreneurs and bankers. Every few months I start working with a new group of customers and every few months I have experiment...