Today: 45 min presentation, 15 min questions, 20 mins+ coaching for each startupThegoals 1) how to develop only what’s really needed 2) how to be agile in what you do
Huitale is a product companyWe are also consulting others about how to create products in agile and lean way.
Make the world a better placeFind scalable business model
Startup learning cycle (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Example: In our product development it takes 8 days to get idea to production with measurements in place
Customer is LOST
Plan won’t survive.
Who is your customer? User != CustomerParallel process to product developmentDiscover, Validate, Create,scale
Problem team figures out the problem (might have PO)Solution team works on the solution to the problemCOLLABORATION – UX, Architecture visions
on average companies (you might also think new product area as a company)changes their biz model 2,5 times - drastically.
VolvoExample: 300 configurations, (NO TESTING – DROP CUSTOMER)
Test manually if you customer really wants itNext: Ok, lets take a look back a bit…
DoD – Do you validate the things are used? Do you drop features?Statistics say that 2/3 of features are not used
Can be better than Maximum Product!What’s your MVP?
Why?:No online marketplace for local services,Services are problematic to buy (prize?, quality?, who? Where?Who: Anyone nearby from entrepreneurs to students to senior citizens, anyone who needs or offers servicesWhat: household services like childcare and such, portal, marketplace
MVP – shame!
- Release every day, automated deployment with rollbacks Monitoring backups and business reports every day integrations so it is not a standalone product
All testing is automated (performance, acceptance, unit, integrations)
We do not have too many ppl (4 developers)
So how we do it?!
Esimerkki: ”improve communication between users” themeComments and private messaging between users
Problem team: PO (CEO), 1 techie, 1 uxd, 1 sales/marketingSolutions team: 4 members, 2 java guys, 1 UXD (ext), 1 html dude (ext)
Meet the usersLet users vote and do researchUsers feedbackMetricsCollaboration partnersNew ideas / competition
2 to be ready
On got defined ready
Plannning on demand
Done – review on demandIP blockkaa, one done
Automated tests and quality metrics, production next day, metrics for each feature (remove waste)DOD and READYDaily standups
A card: Predicatability, layouts, cycle and lead times, metrics to measure the value for each feature
45. Comments for service offers and requests<br />Owner: Marko<br />Size: S<br />5 days<br />QUEUE: 1.6.2010<br />DONE: 6.6.2010<br />READY: 3.6.2010<br />3 days<br />
46. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can <br />change the world<br />Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has”<br />- Margaret Mead<br />
47. Marko Taipale<br />@markotaipale<br />huitale.blogspot.com<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />I help companies to improve by <br />showing what I have done<br />how I have done it and <br />what I have learned about it. <br />I am a CTO of a lean startup<br />