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How enterprises create great digital products in 100 days

Traditional enterprises are facing problems on multiple fronts - recession, the war for tech talent, savvy startups eating their lunch, and now the cost of living crisis. It’s on ...

Delivering a lean digital product in two weeks

“The most critical metric is how long it takes for an innovative idea to reach a customer. If it takes your company months, how can you compete with an organization that delivers ...

4 key takeaways from Kanban Management Professional training

After recently attending Kanban Management Professional I and II training, I got some useful new language to help me explain some of the underlying instincts that I have around ...

One minute reads: forecasting with Little’s Law

John Little coined his eponymous theorem while studying queues – it links the rate at which customers enter a queue, the average wait each customer experiences, and the number of ...

Introducing an Agile Delivery Framework to the public sector

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approached Red Badger to create a bespoke Agile Delivery Framework in line with the Government Digital Service ...

Desirability testing: Innovation at the British Heart Foundation

How would you define innovation in a business context? For some, it’s about incremental change – your products and services getting better with each new iteration. For others, ...

Designing for complexity: Delivery Framework for the Government

As part of our work with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Red Badger was asked to develop a Delivery Framework. Our recommendation was a bespoke ...

Validating product ideas using the RAT

Time, money and resources as we all know are finite. Bummer eh? So when it comes to validating product opportunities, how do we decide which ones are ripe for success and which ...

6 key questions to begin a lean and agile approach to goal setting

Red Badger is prototyping a series of play cards to help solve sticky challenges with inspiration from Lean, Agile and Coaching in the process of digital product development. In ...

Lean mindset: Don't speculate to accumulate, validate to succeed

First coined in the mid 20th century, the term “speculate to accumulate” refers to the need to invest (at some degree of risk) in order to make meaningful gains. In other words; ...

9 questions to help understand decision-making and reduce project risk

Red Badger is prototyping a series of play cards to help solve sticky challenges with inspiration from Lean, Agile and Coaching. Our research has shown that the toughest ...

Creating an Agile culture: Empowering teams for success

Let me give you a case in point. In our previous experience, companies offshore their software engineering activities in an attempt to cut costs. But despite the high levels of ...

Agile ways of working: the great leadership disconnect

While the majority of senior managers are keen on the idea of boosting organisational efficiency and improving customer focus by restructuring the way teams work, very few are ...

The 2x2 matrix: Prioritisation in lean product development

Prioritisation is a necessary evil of every product development lifecycle. Lean thinking, deciding what to build, where to focus limited resources and what customer segments to ...

The influence of systems thinking on Agile

  If one should do a word cloud out of the Agile literature one word that would be big and bold is 'pragmatic'. It is the essence of Agility, which is a response to prescriptive ...

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