Tonight, I will play my first basketball game in two years. Basketball was a large part of my childhood. I’ve been thinking back to the origins of playing basketball in my youth. Here’s what I remember. My first basketball hoop was a bright orange milk crate with the bottom cut out. It was hammered to […]
The concierge mvp is an interesting concept because the lean startup method is all about eliminating waste and the concierge mvp seems wasteful from a distance. To a software developer, it doesn’t make sense to manually perform a task when you can get a software program to do it for you.
Curing diseases is in many ways, very similar to running a startup company. You define a clear problem. You hypothesize ways of solving the problem. You implement your hypotheses in a controlled environment. You examine the results. Much like startups, if a surgeon is lucky, he can follow a colleague’s surgery and examine the results […]
There has been a lot of confusion with the terms minimum viable product and what I consider minimum viable tests. The minimum viable product is a term that is based off of the “minimum feature set” that Steve Blank often refers to. Although Steve refers to these terms interchangeably, the minimum feature set is the […]