Growing like Movember: A Case Study

Movember is a phenomenon. Started as a funny idea by Adam Garone and his brother in 2003 it rapidly grew into a great community since then. With positive effects: In 2011 there have been 124 million $ donated for prostate cancer…

Transforming from Build-Measure-Learn into a Kaizen Culture

While reading Lukas Fittl‘s great post about the ideation switch I found that there are a lot of similarities between the transformation from ideation into execution and the transformation from a macro-learning culture before problem/solution fit into a product improvement culture when…

3 Important Things About Metrics Startups Don't Know

This is not about the AAA’s of Metrics – Actionable, Auditable, Accessible, which in my opinion is basic knowledge for everyone who wants to drive successful data-driven decisions. In this post I want to dive deeper into what metrics really…

A Systematic Approach for Data-Driven Decision Making

I am currently working on my bachelor’s thesis about “Metrics Design for SaaS Startups”. While interviewing a lot of founders I found out that almost everyone thinks metrics are really important for product management decisions. Then again, I still have…

Wrap-up: Lean Startup Meetup Karlsruhe #6

The sixth Lean Startup Meetup in Karlsruhe took place at Monday, the 24th of September. There seems to be a high interest in Design Thinking out there – with more than 30 participants it was by far the largest meetup until…