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Jan 8, 2020

The making of Playing Lean

The road to creating any great product is a bumpy one with many learning curves. In one of our previous webinars, gam...

Dec 13, 2019

Serious games for teaching innovation

Board games are great at teaching innovation. They’re a lot more engaging and memorable than just a presentation. Her...

Nov 29, 2019

How Playing Lean Helped Launch an Innovative Business Advice Service for SMEs

Design for Service is a consultancy company that has backed Playing Lean twice on Kickstarter. This is a guest post b...

Sep 23, 2019

Case Study: Mentive's Lean Project

This is a guest post by Mentive - a company that has supported us in creating Playing Lean 2. Mentive is a Mexican st...

Aug 9, 2019

Three companies that boosted Playing Lean 2

Last year was an exciting year, with a successful Kickstarter campaign behind us that helped fund the production of a...

Nov 6, 2018

Playing Lean community is growing stronger!

When the idea for Playing Lean first came to Simen back in 2013, the goal was to make a game that would teach people ...

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.
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