Lean Startup Software
I started writing some software for myself to use to manage my customer development process. I realized there might be a larger market for this software, so decided to start putting it through its down customer development.
The survey should only take a couple of minutes to complete.
. How familiar are you with the Lean Startup methodology?
How familiar are you with the Lean Startup methodology?
I worship at the alter of Eric Ries and Steve Blank (e.g. very familiar)
I have read a few articles about it online (e.g. a little)
I might have heard of it (e.g. not much)
I don't need a diet and neither does my company (e.g. unfamiliar)
. What is your current state of involvement with a startup?
What is your current state of involvement with a startup?
I am currently founder or co-founder of a startup.
I am considering founding or co-founding a startup.
I am an employee of a startup.
I would like to be involved with a startup someday.
None of the above.
. Do you practice Customer Development (aka Lean Startup) methodologies?
Do you practice Customer Development (aka Lean Startup) methodologies?
We religiously practice Customer Development
We occasionally practice Customer Development
We would like to practice Customer Development
We don't practice Customer Development
. If you do not practice Customer Development, why not?
If you do not practice Customer Development, why not?
I have my own methodology that works well
I'm not familiar with it
There are no tools to support it
It doesn't apply to my startup (bonus points for answering why below)
I can't get buy-in from others in my company
I don't know how it works
I think its the wrong way to build a company
Anything else or more details
. If you practice Customer Development, how do you track your hypotheses and measurements? These choices are not mutually exclusive (for instance, you might use spreadsheets with Dropbox).
If you practice Customer Development, how do you track your hypotheses and measurements? These choices are not mutually exclusive (for instance, you might use spreadsheets with Dropbox).
Spreadsheet (Excel, Google Docs, Numbers, etc)
Documents (Word, Text Files, etc)
Shared Documents (Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc)
Commercial Lean Startup Software
Customer-Built Lean Startup Software
Other (Provide details in comment field)
Enter any details about your choice above you'd be willing to share (name, what works, what doesn't, etc)
. Please rate the importance of the following features.
Very Nice To Have
Please rate the importance of the following features. Sample Hypotheses Must Have
Sample Hypotheses Very Nice To Have
Sample Hypotheses Helpful
Sample Hypotheses Not Useful
Team Collaboration Must Have
Team Collaboration Very Nice To Have
Team Collaboration Helpful
Team Collaboration Not Useful
Lean Startup Consulting
Lean Startup Consulting Must Have
Lean Startup Consulting Very Nice To Have
Lean Startup Consulting Helpful
Lean Startup Consulting Not Useful
Suggestions and Help
Suggestions and Help Must Have
Suggestions and Help Very Nice To Have
Suggestions and Help Helpful
Suggestions and Help Not Useful
Hypothesis History Must Have
Hypothesis History Very Nice To Have
Hypothesis History Helpful
Hypothesis History Not Useful
Reminders Must Have
Reminders Very Nice To Have
Reminders Not Useful
Graphs and Visualizations
Graphs and Visualizations Must Have
Graphs and Visualizations Very Nice To Have
Graphs and Visualizations Helpful
Graphs and Visualizations Not Useful
Community Interaction Must Have
Community Interaction Very Nice To Have
Community Interaction Helpful
Community Interaction Not Useful
. What kinds of measurements do you perform?
What kinds of measurements do you perform? Competing products Frequently
Competing products Occasionally
Competing products Infrequently
Competing products Never
Talk to X people
Talk to X people Frequently
Talk to X people Occasionally
Talk to X people Infrequently
Talk to X people Never
Customer acquisition cost
Customer acquisition cost Frequently
Customer acquisition cost Occasionally
Customer acquisition cost Infrequently
Customer acquisition cost Never
Simple counting (At least X, No more than X, etc)
Simple counting (At least X, No more than X, etc) Frequently
Simple counting (At least X, No more than X, etc) Occasionally
Simple counting (At least X, No more than X, etc) Infrequently
Simple counting (At least X, No more than X, etc) Never
Manufacturing cost Frequently
Manufacturing cost Occasionally
Manufacturing cost Infrequently
Manufacturing cost Never
Sales goal Frequently
Sales goal Occasionally
Sales goal Infrequently
Sales goal Never
Customer interviews Frequently
Customer interviews Occasionally
Customer interviews Infrequently
Customer interviews Never
Conversion goal Frequently
Conversion goal Occasionally
Conversion goal Infrequently
Conversion goal Never
Technology sprint Frequently
Technology sprint Occasionally
Technology sprint Infrequently
Technology sprint Never
Add other measurement types you'd like to see.
. How much would you be willing to pay monthly for a service that guided your Lean Startup?
How much would you be willing to pay monthly for a service that guided your Lean Startup?
Less than $5
I would not be willing to pay
. What kinds of devices/computers do you use?
What kinds of devices/computers do you use?
Apple OS X
Other (please specify)
. If you would be interested in learning more about this software (including beta testing), please provide a way for me to contact you.
If you would be interested in learning more about this software (including beta testing), please provide a way for me to contact you.
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