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The Different Flavors of Experimentation

We attended a Lean Launch Pad seminar where an attendee indicated that they didn’t understand where hypothesis testing fit into the lean startup process. I believe one of the best explanations I have read on the topic is from Garvin in his classic book, Learning in Action.[i] He discussed two particular types of experiments: exploratory…
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Act Like A Chef When Developing Products

The goal of product development is to create a “recipe” for producing a product[i], a final result that is sold to customers. The recipe for a tangible product would specify the ingredients, the materials and components to be used. The steps of the recipe use specific amounts of ingredients with specific methods requiring certain labor,…
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