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Failing Fast, Failing Safe

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Being able to innovate, fail fast, and discover new customer value is a critical part of creating great products. But when you're in the middle of a business that holds sensitive data and has serious (and necessary) risk, legal and brand overheads - how to do make sure "fast" is actually cheap & fast, and fail doesn't mean a full blown forest fire.

Tim will share how they're building this capability in Kiwibank, through their "Kiwibank Labs" framework. It's a work in progress, but it's already helping them get richer insights from their customers sooner, while keeping bank lawyers relaxed. Expect a mix of stories and practical tools that you can try yourself.

Tim D'Shea arrived at Kiwibank after a random journey through video editing, investment banking, being the CFO for NZ's largest video game publisher, and a couple of startups. He's part of the team at "Kiwibank Labs" - which is all about discovering and proving brand new stuff that will make Kiwis better off. He spends his days talking to customers, building prototypes badly, and causing headaches for the property and purchasing card teams.