Validated learning

Validated learning is a unit of progress process and describes learnings generated by trying out an initial idea and then measuring it against potential customers to validate the effect.wikipedia
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Lean startup

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The term coined in the lean startup scene, but it can be applied universally.
Lean startup is a methodology for developing businesses and products, which aims to shorten product development cycles and rapidly discover if a proposed business model is viable; this is achieved by adopting a combination of business-hypothesis-driven experimentation, iterative product releases, and validated learning.

Verification and validation

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Validated learning is a unit of progress process and describes learnings generated by trying out an initial idea and then measuring it against potential customers to validate the effect.

Iteration

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Each test of an idea is a single iteration in a larger process of many iterations whereby something is learnt and then applied to succeeding tests.

World Wide Web

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Validated learning is especially popular on the web, where analytics software can track visitor behavior and give accurate statistics and insight on how website features work in reality.

Analytics

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Validated learning is especially popular on the web, where analytics software can track visitor behavior and give accurate statistics and insight on how website features work in reality.

Statistics

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Validated learning is especially popular on the web, where analytics software can track visitor behavior and give accurate statistics and insight on how website features work in reality.

Performance metric

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Validated learning can, however, be applied to anything; one just needs to be innovative on what to use as metrics.

SMART criteria

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To specify a goal, SMART target finding could apply.

Kaizen

Continuous improvementJapanese kaizenKaizen (continuous improvement)
Kaizen

Six Sigma

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Six Sigma

Steve Blank

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Blank's Customer Development methodology is a cornerstone of the Lean Startup Movement, popularized by Eric Ries whom Blank states was “the best student I ever had.” The Lean Startup approach relies on validated learning, scientific experimentation, and iterative product releases to shorten product development cycles, measure progress, and gain valuable customer feedback.