Startup UCLA - Accelerator Skills Presentation

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Overview of some of the processes and techniques we use to help accelerate product development at Carbon Five. Dives into Design Thinking, Product Design Sprints, Agile XP, release planning and story writing.

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Startup UCLA - Accelerator Skills Presentation

  1. 1. Startup UCLA Accelerated product design & development cadence
  2. 2. Courtney Hemphill Partner & Tech Lead @chemphill @carbonfive courtney@carbonfive.com !
  3. 3. Acceleration
  4. 4. Startups & Growth
  5. 5. Enterprise
  6. 6. Aardvark
  7. 7. Results •3k questions per day •90k users •56% engaged users •Sold to Google for $50M on $6M of funding
  8. 8. ConsultingMD
  9. 9. Outcomes • 1 million people covered under the service • 200 medical experts including the chief of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital • HIPAA compliant and cloud-based • Raised $10M in series A
  10. 10. Product Management Research Strategy Design Build SupportRelease Discovery Handoff Design Engineering Handoff Waterfall Handoff 1-3 months 2-4 months 6-12 months
  11. 11. Product Team Learn Build Measure Agile Development + Lean Startup 1 week
  12. 12. Agile XP Development • adaptive planning • evolutionary development • early delivery • continuous improvement • rapid and flexible response to change
  13. 13. Design Development FeatureDevelopment Time Product Owner }Product Team Skills 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks
  14. 14. Design Development FeatureDevelopment Product Owner }Product Team Iteration 0 Discovery & Planning Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Reflect & Define Specify Build Build & Prep Test
  15. 15. Product Design Sprints
  16. 16. Iteration 0
  17. 17. Design Thinking
  18. 18. P Personas
  19. 19. 6-up Sketching
  20. 20. Experience Maps
  21. 21. User Flows
  22. 22. Monday
  23. 23. Hypothesis Definition
  24. 24. What is your highest risk, highest reward feature?
  25. 25. Costs vs. Benefits Place your epics or stories as a mechanism for prioritization ! ! ! $ !!! $$$ ! $$$ !!! $ !
  26. 26. Clean Up and Prep
  27. 27. Tuesday
  28. 28. The Art of Story Writing
  29. 29. Title (one line describing the story)   Narrative: As a [role] I want [feature] So that [benefit]   Acceptance Criteria: (presented as Scenarios)   Scenario 1: Title Given [context]   And [some more context]... When  [event] Then  [outcome]   And [another outcome]... Story Template
  30. 30. Story Breakdown, Estimation & Prioritization
  31. 31. Whiteboard Wireframing
  32. 32. Pair Sketching
  33. 33. Story Mapping http://storymapper.io
  34. 34. Wednesday & Thursday
  35. 35. Feature Development
  36. 36. Just in Time Design
  37. 37. Living Style Guide & Visual Assets
  38. 38. Designer/Developer Pairing
  39. 39. Designer/Developer Pairing
  40. 40. Story Acceptance (yay!)
  41. 41. Friday
  42. 42. Customer Feedback Prep What are you testing? ! What methods will you use to test? ! Broad or specific?
  43. 43. Feedback Session
  44. 44. Five on Friday
  45. 45. Hybrid Prototyping
  46. 46. Capture Customer Feedback Stickies Audio Video Notes stickies.io
  47. 47. Retrospective
  48. 48. Discipline
  49. 49. Foundations
  50. 50. Foundations Conversations story writing, milestone planning, acceptance !
  51. 51. Foundations Conversations story writing, milestone planning, acceptance ! Culture cross-functional teams, design, and dev integration ! !
  52. 52. Foundations Conversations story writing, milestone planning, acceptance ! Culture cross-functional teams, design, and dev integration ! Cadance short term solution-focused product development
  53. 53. Thanks! Courtney Hemphill courtney@carbonfive.com @chemphill
  54. 54. Resources and References • Agile XP - http://www.amazon.com/Extreme-Programming-Explained- Embrace-Edition/dp/0321278658 • Google Ventures Product Design Sprints - http://www.gv.com/ lib/the-product-design-sprint-a-five-day-recipe-for-startups • Design Thinking d.school Bootcamp - http:// dschool.stanford.edu/use-our-methods/the-bootcamp-bootleg • BDD Storywriting - http://dannorth.net/whats-in-a-story • Pivotal Tracker(http://pivotaltracker.com) & Trello (https://trello.com/) • Storymapper.io (http://storymapper.io) • Stickies.io (http://stickies.io)

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