Jan 19, 2017
False Negatives and False Positives
False negative and false positive are two terms that can cause a lot of discussions and misunderstandings. To put is as simple as possible, a false negative is a result that appears negative when it should not. On the other hand, a false positive is a result that appears positive when it should not.
Dec 6, 2016
Identifying Existing Alternatives
So, you have identified, listed, and described your customer's top 3 problems through structured Problem Interviews. Now your next step is to assess how are your customers solving those problems today - or in other words identify the existing alternatives.
Oct 9, 2016
How to do Problem Interviews
Together with Olav Loen we are now working on a digital version on Playing Lean. In this process we want to “practic...
Jul 10, 2016
Broadcast - The Story of Twitter
Even the birds up on the trees know that Twitter was launched in 2006 and that today it is one of the leading social networks worldwide with about 320 million active users. However, few of us know that Twitter was launched as a pivot of the podcasting company Odeo.
Jul 3, 2016
The Jobs To Be Done Framework
Figuring out what problems you are solving can be hard. It may help to think about what “job” you are “hiring” a product to do instead. This way of thinking was first popularized by Clayton Christensen in his book The Innovator’s Solution.
Jun 26, 2016
Lean Startup Machine
Trevor Owens, CEO and Founder, describes Lean Startup Machine as a start-up boot-camp that follows a rigorous process, bringing some of the best start-up mentors in your community to come and coach you over a three day period.
May 30, 2016
Is it time to pivot?
The concept of pivoting is explicitly mentioned in several Experiment Cards. Some players have experienced having to...
May 21, 2016
Why it's important to do Problem interviews
IDENTIFYING AN ITCH AKA: Why are we doing a Problem Interview The goal of the problem interview is to figure who the ...
May 16, 2016
The importance of the Positioning Statement and the role of Company Cards
If you have played Playing Lean before you remember “Company Cards”. Company Cards are the predefined contextual sett...