Duration: 4 weeks
Deliverables: Product strategy, Customer research, Product sprint, Tech prototype
What is a strategy canvas tool and how can you use it to find your unique value proposition?
Want to see if you can get to product-market fit? It might sound crazy, but launch the company first and figure out the product later.
Remote workshops are the single most popular way to communicate both internally and externally. Having in mind they are not easy to conduct, what can you do to ensure the success of your remote workshops? Here are some of the practices that have worked well for us and our clients.
Following great feedback on our top 10 business books list, we’ve repeated the exercise once more. This time we compiled a list of all the apps that we use to make our lives & work easier and better. On it, you’ll find workout coaches, meditation guides, productivity apps and other useful smartphone tools. If only one of them brings you joy and pleasure, we consider our job done!
Learn how online marketplaces evolved and what it takes to build one today: the key success factors, important trends and tactics to create a sustainable business.
Holidays without books are like cocktails without garnish – plain and boring. At d.labs, we read loads of books this summer, so we decided to compile a list of titles that we found particularly interesting and inspiring. Happy reading!
How one d.labs’ client - and friend - bootstrapped his company to become the leader in the online laundry business
Rapid application development has always been burdened by assumptions of unmaintainable and unscalable output. Rightfully so; cutting corners and fast pace are risky in engineering and too soon do errors start to pile up and refactoring discussions begin.
Learn and understand the mechanics of building a start-up in detail. What do all the methodologies actually stand for? How do they fit together? And, finally, how they can make your business more efficient and faster?
Doing remote customer discovery in the new reality of social distancing. Product teams need to accept extreme uncertainty and focus only on the immediate next step. In the end, it’s never been our job to find the perfect solution, but to try and solve customers’ problems with a best-effort approach.
The story of how we adapted our processes, communication, and culture to become a fully-remote team practically overnight. The preventive measures and internal guildelines kept us safe during the COVID-19 outbreak and also have helped other companies deal with this difficult situation.
Early listening to your future customers does take you out of your comfort zone, but the benefits of it are significant. They de-risk your endeavours, make you a more authentic company builder and vastly improve your conversations with investors.
6 techniques to help Product people who feel uneasy or reluctant to do customer interviews. Getting out of the product-building comfort zone is not easy for everyone, but by using this process, you'll be doing continuous customer interviews in no time.
The experience of co-creating over 50 businesses taught us that it was time to make the brand about what we learnt and what we believe in. So we want back to the essentials. Our deliverables might be design and code, but our work is people.