| John Spacey, January 15, 2016 updated on January 12, 2017
Fail well is the design of tests to fail quickly, cheaply and safely. It allows a business to evaluate a large number of strategies that are allowed to fail. In many cases, innovative new products, services and processes must pass several stages of testing before they are excepted by a business with the expectation that a significant number will fail at one stage or another. Fail well is an criteria for designing such tests to minimize the impact of failures.
|Definition||Strategies that are designed to fail quickly, cheaply and safely.|
|Value||Fail well allows you to try a large number of strategies that may be experimental and likely to fail. This is widely considered a cornerstone of innovation.
|Related Concepts||Fail Often|
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