product development

Stop bugging about features, just embrace change…

This post was written by Iwein Fuld, Founder of Capacitor, the workplace where companies develop their apps with the help of distributed teams. Sign up for Capacitor today and we’ll double your credits (up to €500) to hire a team for your project! You’re working on your product, the first version of your MVP is done… Read more →

Estimating for Viable Business

A week ago I stumbled on an interesting article by Petri Kainulainen about estimations. It argues that because estimations are invariably going to be wrong, you should stop doing them. In fact they can be counterproductive because they trigger gaming instead of adding value. I believe this is true to some extent, although I also… Read more →

5 Key Questions for Startup Success

Building a successful Startup is hard work. You always start with a big vision and lots of energy. But after some first iterations of your idea you get to this crucial stage. Will our Startup takeoff or will it go nowhere? The following questions help to find our in a (more or less) structured way.… Read more →

Lean Innovation: speeding up corporate innovation

The Innovation Pitfall Organizations need to be superior in innovation to survive in today’s challenging business environment. New technologies, processes and business models emerge in ever shorting cycles. When we imagine innovation, in most cases breakthrough technological innovations come to mind. Hunting for these innovations is a risky adventure that rapidly soaks up Research &… Read more →

Solve problems by removing things

A very popular quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: “Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away” That’s nice, but what does it actually mean? In a presentation I often use when talking about solving problems with software. I explain about finding the balance… Read more →