Hypothesis18 (H18) is a code name for our belief that people-over-process, transparency, collaboration, and hard work, grounded in a trust-based, amicable environment will breed innovation, success, and satisfaction. While money drives our society, H18 isn’t just about the payday…it’s about achieving a mission through the effective use of technology.
After years of operating as change agents, executives, and entrepreneurs, the team seeks to establish:
Product development requires a product strategy grounded in relentless customer focus.
Time and time again, our team has been involved in agile product development initiatives that have been destined to fail from the start due to a few core challenges: 1) a lack of understanding for the marketplace and/or the end customer requirements (vs. the internal customer(s)), 2) a lack of a true product strategy and roadmap to guide the prioritization of feature development through a customer centric user experience plan, and 3) a lack of willingness to change the internal operating model/culture that drives investment in product development.
We are fortunate to have experience in all aspects of product development. We bring our unified view and experiences spanning the complete lifecycle, from product strategy and management to process optimization, through product architecture/engineering, and ultimately, product operations and customer support/satisfaction. Our goal as a team of agile/lean product development entrepreneurs is to bring our experiences from previous initiatives, both the successes and failures, and help organizations develop valuable, desired products that are adopted by the target marketplace. In order to bring the highest probability of success to any given product initiative, and help organizations succeed, we anchor on a few core principles: