No idea ends up where it started.
For Team members, GLIDR is the place that innovation happens. We provide an innovation toolkit and collaboration tools that help teams formulate ideas, run experiments to validate or invalidate them and build business cases based on evidence rather than expectation.
Step 1 - Set Up Your Account
1. Click your Profile Icon in the top right corner with your initials and select Profile & Account Settings.
2. Add your profile picture by clicking on the icon with your initials.
3. Fill out your remaining profile information (optional).
4. Click Save at the bottom of the page.
NOTE: Your photo should be at least 256px by 256px and no more than 100MB in size.
Step 2 - Add Your Team Members
1. Click your Profile Icon in the top right corner.
2. Select Team Management.
Step 3 - Fill Out Your Project Details
1. Click Overview in the upper right area of your Workspace to update your Project Dashboard.
2. Next, fill out each section with details about your project.
Step 4 - Fill Out Your Canvas
1. Navigate to the Workspace section of your project. Click the Canvas button to open your Business Model Canvas.
2. Here, add your ideas to each section of the Canvas via the + Button, and click Enter.
NOTE: Keep it brief! There is a 100 character limit. You can add more detail by clicking into the added ideas.
Learn more about the Canvas here! Additionally, to learn more about the nine sections of your Canvas and what to add there, check out these short videos from Steve Blank:
- Customer Relationships
- Customer Segments
- Cost Structure
- Key Activities
- Key Partners
- Key Resources
- Revenue Streams
- Value Propositions
Step 5 - Prioritize Your Ideas
The priority list enables team members to properly allocate resources and prioritize data collection for aspects of the business model that are considered critical or high-risk. The priority list is editable only within the Workspace.
1. Click the List button in the upper left area of the Workspace.
2. Drag-and-drop individual ideas with the grid icon that appears when you hover your cursor over the ideas.
Step 6 - Create Research and Experiments
You can design Research (researching without a determined ideas to generate new ideas) or an Experiment (testing a specific idea to get a precise yes or no result) to gather evidence and test ideas.
Step 7 - Create an Interview
Though it is best practice to create Evidence as part of a structured Research or Experiment test, you can add Evidence and connect it to ideas separately.
1. Navigate to the Workspace and select the Evidence tab. Click the + button to create new Evidence.
2. Select Interview.
3. Click Add person to add relevant interviewee profile details.
NOTE: If you interview multiple people at one time, be sure to capture their individual profile information. Click the add person icon to enter your first interviewee, enter their profile information and click the Add button. Repeat this step for the remaining interviewee(s) and when you are finished click the Close button.
4. Select the date of your interview by clicking Interview Date.
5. In the KEY INSIGHTS section, you're prompted to enter the main takeaway learnings from your interview, and enter detailed notes or a transcript in the NOTES field. You can format your content by highlighting the appropriate section.
6. Add relevant tags to easily find this Evidence later.
7. Click the PUBLISH button in the upper right corner to add it to this project. If you are not ready to publish, click the X button in the upper right corner to save this interview in the Drafts folder. Learn more about Drafts here.
NOTE: You can always leave comments in the right-hand comment section. @Mention someone's name to alert them to it (for example, @Mary)
Step 8 - Connect Your Evidence to Your Ideas
Please note that Evidence will automatically be connected to Evidence if they are connected to the same Research or Experiment.
1. Click the Connections tab at the top.
2. Click the EDIT button in order to add or remove connections to this idea.
3. In the Ideas tab under Connections, click the Connect icon.
5. Click all Ideas you want to connect, and click x to close.
6. Click RATE to rate your Evidence based on the linked idea.
7. Select the rating based on a five point scale to indicate how the linked idea is performing in light of this Evidence.
9. Click Publish or Done Editing to save your linked ideas.
10. To view connected ideas by canvas section or status, click the Filter Icon.
NOTE: The process is the same when connecting Research and Experiments to Evidence. Read more about Connecting Evidence here.
Step 9 - Notifications
Click the Notifications Icon in the top right navigation bar to open the Notifications drawer. You can view Drafts here as well.
NOTE: Be sure to update your Notification Preferences via your Profile Icon to ensure you're notified when there's an update in your project!
You're well on your way to success with GLIDR! We wish you the best of luck. Feel free to explore our Support Hub for further information, or reach out to us directly by clicking the blue chat icon in the lower right-hand corner of your screen!