How Delta Testing Uses Atomic Habits to Promote Data-Driven Decisions
“You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.” This quote from Atomic Habits, by best-selling author and habit expert James Clear, is as true for using customer insight to drive product decision-making as it is for training to run a marathon, not biting your nails, or remembering to unload the dishwasher every night.
Which Customer Testing Program Style Is Right for You?
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all method of product development that’s guaranteed to work for your organization. Take Agile, for example. Eighty percent of today’s tech companies have adopted agile practices — so there must be something to it, right? But not everyone practices Agile the same way. In fact, what counts as “agile development” can vary […]
2019 Customer Validation Content Roundup
As we discover the myriad ways organizations are building and optimizing their Customer Validation (CV) programs, our team here at Centercode is devoted to developing content that’s inspiring and useful across departments, roles, and industries. This year, we’ve surveyed hundreds of companies and done countless hours of research to produce kits, ebooks, infographics, white papers, […]
How to Test a Folding Smartphone (and Other Emerging Tech)
Seeing the risks and rewards of emerging technology unfold is part of what makes the tech industry so exciting to follow. And since CES 2019, one of the biggest nail biters is the race to get the folding smartphone into the hands of consumers. Samsung delaying the April 26th launch of the Galaxy Fold indefinitely […]
Improving Modern Software Development with Customer Feedback
Last month, Coding Sans shared the insights of almost 700 tech survey respondents in their 2019 State of Software Development report. The wonderful nuggets of information in the report shed light on the challenges involved with modern software development. Namely, delivering working software with limited resources and a full backlog. Sifting through the responses, we […]
The Beginner’s Guide to Identifying Beta Program Metrics
What are beta program metrics exactly? Which ones are important? Why do I need them? These are the types of questions that suddenly pop into the minds of product and program managers when an executive team comes looking for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). I recently had an opportunity to work with Alex Larsen, the manager […]