Imagining the machine

Photo by zigazou76 You’ve probably been there: a meeting where there’s a great idea to make a new feature. “Wouldn’t be great if…” is often the trigger to a neat, as yet unproven idea. So how can you get more information to help your team decide whether the idea might actually work? Start by imagining…

The Minimum Viable Beta Program, and how to build it.

Let’s say you’re starting a new company, feature, or product. You have an idea that you want to test with some beta customers. So what would you do today to “get out of the building” (in best Steve Blank Lean Startup style) once you’ve done some initial customer development to determine your Minimum Viable Product…