Innovation Insights

We help companies move fast and reduce the cost of innovation.
We'll deliver curated articles to your inbox that will help you drive product and team transformation.

Join thousands of subscribers and get practical advice on how to reach your innovation goals.

Recently posted

Corporate Innovation Labs: A Case Study on DHL’s Startup Lab

How DHL’s Startup Lab manages to inspire innovation while living within corporate restraints.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

Importance = Business Impact * Uncertainty

How we define “important” defines how we spend our days. We can endlessly debate what’s important without actually doing anything about any of it.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

One Lean Startup Experiment Per Week

The faster we Build-Measure-Learn the faster we validate our business model. So how fast is fast enough? One lean startup experiment per week.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

In Defense of the Hi.P.P.O

Hi.P.P.O is the Highest Paid Person’s Opinion. A time honored way of making decisions which goes back centuries. 3 reasons to listen to the Hi.P.P.O.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read

The Complete Team

The complete team is able to complete the Build-Measure-Learn loop including all Four Parts of the Minimum Viable Product. Including Channel & Relationship!

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

Assumption vs. Hypothesis – to the Death!

What is a good hypothesis? Assumptions and hypotheses are not the same. Assumptions should be challenged with research. Hypotheses should be tested.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read

Templates Suck, Here’s Our Lean Startup Template

We hate templates, but we’re always asked for one. So here’s our lean startup template and why we designed it this way. Please change it for yourself!

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read

The Rudder Fallacy – Adopting Lean Startup Principles

In a lean startup, team velocity proceeds measurable product progress. Before there is velocity, no measurable progress can be seen on any metrics dashboard.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read

The One Minute Retrospective

Lean startup is hard. When we adopt a new paradigm it’s hard to differentiate tactics like “use a business model canvas” and the principle of “plan to learn.”

Tristan Kromer
3 minute read