Brian Solis, principal analyst and futurist at Altimeter (the digital analyst group at Prophet), is an award-winning author and sought-after keynote speaker. Solis has worked with many leading brands, start-ups and celebrities to help them develop innovative digital strategies for a 2.0 culture.
To create a culture around testing and experimentation, you have to build from the core of your organization. Incorporate experimentation into your regular processes, and your team will build a strong habit of testing. The more procedural experimentation becomes, the more people will be ready and able to test.
In this article, we’ve highlighted the steps of building an experimentation culture, so you can continuously create great products as a team through iteration.
Nokia CEO ended his speech saying this “we didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost”. Nokia has been a respectable company but they missed out on learning, they missed out on changing, and thus they lost the opportunity at hand to make it big.
In 2009, Airbnb was close to going bust. Like so many startups, they had launched but barely anyone noticed. The company’s revenue was flatlined at $200 per week. Split between three young founders living in San Francisco, this meant near indefinite losses on zero growth. As everyone knows, venture investors look for companies that show hockey stick graphs, and according to co-founder Joe Gebbia, his company had a horizontal drumstick graph.