Sense & Respond Press is thrilled to announce the launch of our second book, Making Progress: The 7 Responsibilities of the Innovation Leader by Ryan Jacoby. This concise, beautiful, actionable book breaks down the first 7 things you need to do when handed the role of innovation leader. Where to start, how build a team, … Continue reading Minimum Viable Conversation
Building a stronger workflow for developers, designers, and product managers leads to better cross-team collaboration — and better products. The following is an adapted excerpt from Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking by designer, team leader, and business coach Jeff Gothelf. In 2016, I was preparing with clients for an upcoming training workshop focused on coaching a … Continue reading How Blending Lean, Agile, and Design Thinking Will Transform Your Team
Josh Seiden & I have received tremendously positive feedback to the launch of Sense & Respond Press. Our newest venture, Sense & Respond Press, publishes short, beautiful, actionable books by leading practitioners in the field of innovation, digital transformation, product management, and design. Our readers are smart, busy, practical innovators. Our authors are experts working … Continue reading Did Lean Startup fail at GE?
15 5-star reviews for Sense & Respond:“some great case studies and an extraordinarily clear case for the application of lean/agile methods across business. I’ll certainly be recommending Sense & Respond to every manager I know.” Don’t have a copy yet? Grab a copy here and buy one for your boss too.This post was originally published to my … Continue reading Roadmaps are linear. Software projects aren’t.
This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (12k of them now). If you’d like to get these in your inbox sign up here. If there’s one metric that matters to all executives, it’s revenue. The amount of money the company is generating is core to it being able to do pretty much everything … Continue reading Execs care about revenue. How do we get them to care about outcomes?
Here is what people are saying about Sense & Respond:“some great case studies and an extraordinarily clear case for the application of lean/agile methods across business. I’ll certainly be recommending Sense & Respond to every manager I know.” Don’t have a copy yet? Grab a copy here and buy one for your boss too.This post was originally … Continue reading Optimizing your team’s velocity (of learning)
In most of my work these days I don’t often use an official canvas. I prefer to pick and choose the assumptions that can be found on the Business Model Canvas, Lean Canvas and others as appropriate for the client, project or initiative I’m working on and weave them together to form testable hypotheses and … Continue reading The Lean UX Canvas
This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (10k of them now). If you’d like to get these updates via email sign up here. If you’ve never been to Stormking Art Center in New York, you must visit next time you’re in the neighborhood. Spread out over a massive field are enormous sculptures and … Continue reading Agile Doesn’t Have a Brain
Here’s a lesson in why experimentation and prototyping is a good idea. This is the (back end) Vasa — a 17th century Swedish warship commissioned to be the biggest and baddest thing on the high seas. And it was. Until the day the sailed it. On its maiden voyage, it floated for exactly 1500m before sinking in … Continue reading Everything you know expires, eventually