New-born enterprises have limited funds and limited time – if the funds run out before the product is proven they die. So the basic philosophy of the start-up entrepreneur is risk mitigation. Here are some other key precepts...
Dan Blacharski looks at Four Components of a Quality Culture, the differences between popular management theories, and why Quality Culture and MVP are not too far apart.
It could be about semantics. Or not. A pilot is not a prototype. It is my strong belief that innovation success derives from prototype initiatives that are carefully planned, properly funded or staffed, and supported from beginning to end by senior executives seeking breakthrough bounties.
On a recent visit to Innovationexcellence.com, I entered the word “pretotyping” into the search box and found no mention of pretotyping on the entire site! Time to fix that. What is Pretotyping?
Stop believing your own publicity. Instead test your biggest and riskiest assumptions quickly with a Minimum Viable Product. Continue reading
If your organization is seeking to create a continuous change capability, it must have a strong focus on increasing its organizational agility
. As you use the Change Planning Toolkit™ to kick off your next project or your next change initiative, keep thinking about what the minimum viable progress (MVP) might be in order to maintain momentum. This is very similar to the idea of a minimum viable product, a key lean startup concept popularized by Eric Ries, author of the bestselling book, The Lean Startup
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