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Sustain Innovation by Training In-house Mentors

Lean Startup is proving to be an effective innovation management practice–but mastering it requires fresh leadership. Transforming your organization into one that continuously innovates requires leaders who can create change. They must possess the ability…

What Should You Really Measure?

When you’re developing a new product, or if you work in a mission-driven organization, measuring profit isn’t usually an appropriate way to gauge success. Instead, you need innovation accounting or learning milestones to figure out…

Lean Startup 101

We’ll explain the important concepts of Lean Startup, demystify the jargon and supply examples to help you understand what Lean Startup is good for and when you can use it. You’ll come away with an…

Testing Lean Startup in Education

Slow product cycles, massive bureaucracy, customers with conflicting interests–those are just a few of the challenges facing leaders in the education sector. And none of those conditions would seem to support Lean Startup principles. But…

Putting the “Lean” in Lean Startup

Although people sometimes think the “lean” part of Lean Startup refers to bootstrapping a company, it actually refers to the lean production systems pioneered decades ago by Toyota. John Shook, CEO of the Lean Enterprise…

A Conversation with Kent Beck and Eric Ries

Few people have as much insight as Kent Beck–a creator of Agile software development–into how product teams work, and how they can work better. In this webcast conversation, Kent and Eric Ries will talk about…

Lean Analytics for Non-tech Companies

A key concept in Lean Startup is the Build-Measure-Learn loop. But what if you don’t know what to measure? All companies face challenges in determining useful metrics, but non-tech companies often have fewer benchmarks than…

Lean Startup for Growing Companies

Lean Startup methods are obviously applicable among young companies and teams that are looking to reduce uncertainty for new products. Once you’ve hit product-market fit, though, it’s tempting to shift out of the learning mode…