Prototype Solutions

Course time 44 min
Innovate Your Business Model

There’s a lot of pressure to innovate towards wild new solutions, but it’s also imperative to not waste resources on wild new failures. So how do you thread the needle?

This course looks at ideas from the innovator’s method that help organizations—even traditional, risk-averse ones—prototype solutions like startups do: without excess waste and while ensuring that the solutions actually test well with customers.

Expected outcomes

The importance of testing early

How to prototype and test

Solution-storming, prototyping for key assumptions, and the types of hard tests that show customer reactions

Developed by

Nathan Furr: Innovation and technology strategy - CrossKnowledge Faculty


  • Digital Transformation
  • Innovation

Available languages

  • English
  • French
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Dutch
  • Turkish