Title: Solar Project Hardware Configurator
Mission: Automate configuration and pricing of solar panel installations. Generate technical specification diagrams ready for submission to building departments.
Leading Internet retailer of electronics parts is growing rapidly and needs and inventory control system that can be modified to support their specific business processes. Razor thin margins dictate extreme efficiency in all areas of operations. Transition from InFlow inventory management system product software without disrupting e-commerce operations.
I get lots of early startups that need consulting on product definition. Most of them are not ready to hire a full time consultant. So we have created a workshop to guide entrepreneurs through the lean development process.
Fort Lewis College has asked me to teach a class in Lean Business Methods. This class will teach you the same methods taught at Stanford in their entrepreneurship program. It runs 4 Wednesdays in February from 6pm until 8pm.
Lean Business Canvas Introduction is the presentation I gave tonight to the Entrepreneurs’ Class at Fort Lewis College.
I love this topic as it makes perfect sense to me. The presentation is just 10 slides, humorous and fun.
A Low Fidelity Artifact is a fancy word for something that is often no more than a scribbled doodle. A Low Fidelity Artifact is an inexpensive way to capture ideas and develop a shared understanding without generating a cumbersome design document that the team is unwilling to change.
Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden, in their book on Lean UX, describe how founders often operate in a “reality distortion field”. They recognize that it takes a nearly unrealistic level of confidence to form a new & innovative business venture.