Scrumming your OKRs

Designing a scrum wall for the big picture

This is a short story on OKRs and how we are implementing it with Agile Management at Connovo to build and launch social ventures.

1. What are OKRs

OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. It’s a contemporary goal tracking tool that has been popularized by John Doerr at intel and now adopted by tech giants such as Google and LinkedIn.

I prefer OKRs over S.M.A.R.T. (smart, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound) or D.A.R.C.I.

The 4 Hour Customer Insight Hack

Design a better best selling product with only 5% of the effort.

In Business Innovation School, we get taught that in order to get great customer insights, we need to talk with tons of people, sometime spending thousands of hours and cash. While this is a great way to increase your probabilities of success, it is heavy on time and resources.

Last year while re-visiting one of Tim Ferris talks on Creative Live, I realized that you can use the same process he uses to design his wildly popular bestsellers, like “The 4-Hour Chef” and apply it to any other product.

The Laws of Simplicity | Leyes de Simplicidad

 Acabo de darle otra revisada a un clásico The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life (Las Leyes de Simplicidad) de John Maeda, definitivamente mi favorito de sus libros. Si les hace sentido el resumen pueden comprar una copia en Amazon .

También regalare una copia del eBook a los suscriptores del Newsletter.


En un mundo tan ruidoso, confuso y complejo, las organizaciones que desarrollan servicios o productos de gran calidad y fáciles de usar logran mejores ganancias y mas rápido que aquellas que no:

  • iPod de Apple.