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When creating products and services, what should StartUp entrepreneurs focus on?

 

ValueFirst for Startups Talk by Kai Gilb held for the Founder Institute - Oslo.

Do they focus on creating something new and exciting, or is it something else that will make their products and services successful?

What is your experience?

The talk is 20 min. and uses two case studies to...

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Paweł Nowak - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Paweł Nowak on LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nowakp

I am an Experience, and Service Design consultant focused on solving peoples problems through empathy, collaboration and the wise use of design and technology. I adhere to a Human-centered design approach. I believe that a deep...

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Gus Power - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Gus Power - ValueFirst Expert Interview
https://www.linkedin.com/in/guspower/

His technical knowledge and more importantly, his knowledge of the dynamics behind software development is simply extraordinary. Gus sees links between the different parts of a problem that others would not even...

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Principle: Represent Rich Reality - Dangers of having a single number represent your objective

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

Principle: Represent Rich Reality. 

"Any number of 
objective-levels
can be specified
in any number of 
useful dimensions
of time, space, and events.
"

 

If you use a single number to represent the Goal you set to reach, then it...

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Principle: Loyal Subordination

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All your subordinate’s objectives
must clearly support
your objectives"

 

We typically have many and varied sources of support for reaching our value objectives. Direct subordinates, contractors, consultants, etc. Let us call any instance that...

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Principle: How to Prioritize Your Top Ten Value Objectives

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"It is sufficient to initially focus on
up-to-ten most critical value objectives
at any given level of responsibility."

 

How to quickly get your project focussed on the essential priorities,
so ‘even your managers’, and the entire...

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Principle: Quantify Objectives

by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All critical
outcome value objectives
can be quantified and must be."

There are two initial steps to quantification of outcome objectives, ‘Scale + Levels.’

First the ‘Quantification Scale’ needs to be defined.

Then interesting levels...

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Clean slate VS Build on the existing system? - And what does Tesla do?

 

What do you think is the best way forward if you must improve a legacy system that is difficult to change and expensive to maintain? 

Clean slate or Build on the existing system?

What do you think?

 

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Trevor Lea-Cox - ValueFirst Expert Interview

 

Book Reading Recommendations from Trevor Lea-Cox

Competitive Engineering
Author: Tom Gilb

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for building a Learning Organization. 
Lead author: Peter Senge.  Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Business Model Generation
Authors:...

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