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What Is an Innovation Ecosystem?

A healthy innovation ecosystem nurtures the relationships between its elements. By manipulating those relationships, we can maximize the value of the ecosystem.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

Corporate Innovation Labs: A Case Study on DHL’s Startup Lab

How DHL’s Startup Lab manages to inspire innovation while living within corporate restraints.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

Our New Lean Template (and Why You Shouldn’t Use It)

Every company is different and requires a unique business model. Our Lean Experiment template can give you something solid to build yours on.

Tristan Kromer
10 minute read

Sprint Retrospective Ideas – Go with the Power of Retrospectives

How to use retrospectives so your entire team can get the most out of your experiments.

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read

Fear and the Innovation Sandbox, Part 1

Fear of failure is perfectly natural, but if we let it define our business decisions, we can’t truly call ourselves innovators. What we need is a safe place to fail.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

Elmo Acronym – The Majesty of Elmo

The Kromatic team has found a delightful and innovative way to make meetings more efficient.

Tristan Kromer
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How Asking Works: A Crash Course in Customer Discovery Questions

Interviewing strangers is a science as much as an art. Learning how questions actually work can give you fresh insight into the customer discovery process.

Tristan Kromer
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What a Journalist Can Teach Lean Startups about Customer Interviews

Customer discovery tips from a writer who’s interviewed everyone from astronauts to zookeepers.

Tristan Kromer
9 minute read

User Interview Questions – How a Focus On Storytelling Can Solve OUR Pain Points

Interviewers have pain points too. Here’s how a focus on the elements of storytelling can make your discovery process rewarding and pain-free.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read

Customer Discovery Interviews Part 1: Focus on Storytelling

A list of questions and answers will only get you so far in a discovery interview. To truly understand your customer, you have to listen to their stories.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read