How to prioritize your hypothesis so you know what to test first.
The Lean UX CanvasPosted on December 15, 2016.
(Lean UX Canvas V2 is now live and a brand new video showing how to use the Lean UX Canvas is now available.) In most of my work these days I don't … Continue reading The Lean UX Canvas
There is no such thing as a killer featurePosted on November 5, 2014.
The other night we had reason to celebrate. Something we'd been waiting on for 2 years had finally come through. We'd worked hard and it paid off. My wife suggested … Continue reading There is no such thing as a killer feature
The biggest mistake in product discovery: missing the valuePosted on October 27, 2014.
In 2010 we visited Ireland for the first time. My wife and I made Galway our first stop. This was the first time we'd been this far away from the … Continue reading The biggest mistake in product discovery: missing the value
Agile doesn’t have a brainPosted on October 6, 2014.
My friend Bill Scott once said at a conference, "Agile doesn't have a brain." What he meant by that is due to Agile's software engineering roots many organizations that have … Continue reading Agile doesn’t have a brain
Quantity trumps quality (at first)Posted on February 24, 2014.
I found the following excerpt on Derek Siver's blog. It's from a book called Art and Fear: The ceramics teacher announced he was dividing his class into two groups. All … Continue reading Quantity trumps quality (at first)
Purity vs. PragmatismPosted on October 1, 2013.
“That’s not Agile!” “We’re not being lean enough.” “We’re not supposed to make deliverables!” Sound familiar? I hear these statements all the time from teams moving … Continue reading Purity vs. Pragmatism
Lean Day: West – a conference for innovative product teamsPosted on April 4, 2013.
I'm thrilled to announce the next event we, at Neo, are putting on this fall. Lean Day: West will take place September 16-17, 2013 in the gorgeous city of Portland, … Continue reading Lean Day: West – a conference for innovative product teams
Announcing Lean Day: UX – A Lean UX conference in New York CityPosted on December 15, 2012.
I'm very proud to announce the launch of Lean Day: UX - a one day, single track Lean UX conference taking place on March 1st, 2013 in New York City. … Continue reading Announcing Lean Day: UX – A Lean UX conference in New York City
Using personas for executive alignmentPosted on November 16, 2011.
A few weeks ago my colleague Michelle Zassenhaus suggested we pitch the executive team on a persona research project. We discussed the need and merit of this project for a … Continue reading Using personas for executive alignment