Both theories are focused on building products that focus on what customers might want. The jobs-to-be-done focuses more on potential customers’ pain points of potential customers; design thinking focuses on delivering prototypes with a human-centered approach. A jobs-to-be-done can be plugged into a design thinking approach to develop more effective products.
More Strategy Tools: Porter’s Five Forces, PESTEL Analysis, SWOT, Porter’s Diamond Model, Ansoff, Technology Adoption Curve, TOWS, SOAR, Balanced Scorecard, OKR, Agile Methodology, Value Proposition, VTDF Framework.
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