Accelerate Lean Startup Learning with Innovation Games®

Accelerate Lean Startup Learning with Innovation Games®

At Lean Startup Machine this past weekend, I was struck by the realization that a well-known facilitation approach in the Product Management and Agile communities, Innovation Games®, can be used to boost insights and learning about customers, their problems, and their needs. Here a quick visual before I motivate the problem: Customer Discovery and Validation [...] Continue reading »
Aligning and Balancing your Backlog

Aligning and Balancing your Backlog

This is a review of Luke Hohmann's excellent blog series on Product Backlog Prioritization. As usual, I have captured what I believe to be the salient points in a visual note.  The main points are to: Align with Company Strategy Balance stakeholder demands Drive Profit Starting at the top left and going clockwise... Company Strategy. [...] Continue reading »