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How To Think About Minimum Viable Products, And The Path To Passion At Startup Festival

At Startup Festival in Montreal this week, today saw a Lean Workshop hosted in part by Lean Entrepreneur authors Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits. The two entrepreneurs and authors spent the morning articulating what makes for a lean entrepreneur or startup, and how lean tactics can apply to …

The Minimum Viable Product & the Minimal Marketable Product

The minimum viable product (MVP), as originally defined by Eric Ries, is a <b>learning</b> <b>vehicle</b>. It allows you to test an idea by exposing an early version …

The Ultimate Guide to Minimum Viable Products - Scale XL

You don’t want to waste your time and money building a product no one will want to use or pay for. So, first get out of the building and talk to your …

Don’t Let a Minimum Viable Product Minimize Your Minimum Viable Vision

Speaking today at a Wired conference in NYC, WarbyParker cofounder Neil Blumenthal prophesied that “you won’t be able to hire talented people over …

Creating a Minimum Viable Product using WordPress

We’re going to talk about minimum viable products and WordPress in just a second, but let me give you a bit of context so you know I’m not just …

Signs You Aren't Really Building a Minimum Viable Product - Anthony Panozzo's Blog

With the popularization of lean startups, minimum viable products (MVPs) have recently entered into business and software lexicon. Who can argue with …

8 Innovative Ways To Spark The Next Million-Dollar Business

Tired of hearing entrepreneurs say, “We’ve always done it this way”? Check out the following innovative methods to bring about a creative spark:<p>1. …

How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Website Without Spending a Cent

<i>Adam Arbolino is the co-founder and CTO of DesignCrowd.com, a logo, web and graphic design marketplace.</i><p>Do you have a business idea keeping you awake at night? Are you putting it off because you think building the website is too much work or you don’t have the knowledge to do it? With the growth of …

On the shortcomings of “Minimum Viable Product”

Christina Wodtke recently wrote “Getting the V Right”, addressing a common failing of Lean Startup practice — successfully establishing viability in …

Minimum Viable Product? Let’s hear it for Minimum Great Product.

Building your company to succeed needs to be the mindset you embrace from day one.<p>You can take anything too far. The notion of MVP, for instance.<p>The …

The Real Meaning of "Minimum Viable Product"

[<b>Editor’s Note</b>: In today’s tech startup culture, it’s widely understood that it’s smarter to build a “minimum viable product” or MVP and get it to …

Why Build a Minimum Viable Product?

How many features are you planning for your app or website?<p>Whether you’re planning only 2-3, or as many as 23 the chances are that if you don’t find …

12 startups in 12 months: here’s how this digital nomad is f**king doing it

“You can work anywhere you have Internet, right? So, why are you still here?” was the question that hit Pieter Levels on the head and changed his …

How monetary rewards destroy your Minimum Viable Product

Goals and objectives<p>People that follow my work know how passionate I am about topics such as performance appraisals, along with the myriad goals and …

Minimum viable product

This article is about the product development strategy. For the pilot episode of Silicon Valley, see Minimum Viable Product.<p>A <b>minimum viable product</b></b> …

Venture Hacks interview: "What is the minimum viable product?"

I recently say down with Venture Hacks for an interview. Part one is up on their site today, in text, audio and slide format. Here are some topics …

6 Secrets to build an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) with Speed, Value & Quality

In my visit to New York this summer, I met a pair of incredibly bright and ambitious entrepreneurs Zee & J (one of them was an investment banker) who …

How to Test Your Minimum Viable Product

Will your idea fly with customers? Here's the best way to find out.<p><i>Editor's note: This post is part of a</i> <i>series featuring excerpts</i> <i>from the recently published book,</i> The Startup Owner's Manual, <i>written by serial entrepreneurs-turned-educators Steve Blank and Bob Dorf. Come back each week for more</i> …

Product Management

Creating Minimum Viable ProductsLearning What Customers Really Want

© iStockphoto<br>a4ndreas<p>Focus on a simple version of your product before you develop a richly featured version.<p>When companies come up with new products …

When Focusing on Minimum Viable Product Is the Wrong Thing to Do - Project Management Hut

When Focusing on Minimum Viable Product Is the Wrong Thing to Do Agile<br>By Terry Bunio<p><i>Figure 1: How to build a minimum viable product</i><p>There isn’t too …