Lachlan Ross

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MVP (Minimum Viable Product)

A <b>MVP (Minimum Viable Product)</b> is a startup philosophy and concept popularized by Eric Ries now widely accepted in the startup community. It’s a way …

AARRR (Startup Metrics)

This is the AARRR (Must Read!) startup metrics model developed by Dave Mcclure. These 5 metrics represent all of the behaviors of our customers.<p>We …

Design Systems Ops

The best products are built by teams with great communication bridges between designers and engineers. Whether you’re one or the other, at the end of …

The 10 Principles of Successful Lean Product Teams

The principles<p>Development + Product Management + UX = 1 Product Team<p>Agile practices typically have the development team interact with a single …

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from a Dancing Guy

<i>( I gave this short 3-minute talk at the TED Conference yesterday and got a standing ovation! They call it “How to Start a Movement” )</i><p>Click here to …

How to Disagree

March 2008<p>The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read. The web lets readers respond, and …

Embracing Agile

Agile innovation methods have revolutionized information technology. Over the past 25 to 30 years they have greatly increased success rates in software development, improved quality and speed to market, and boosted the motivation and productivity of IT teams.<p>Now agile methodologies—which involve …

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Capitalism will eat democracy -- unless we speak up

Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the …

The Conversation Meter

Authenticity, Community, Contribution<p>Too often, people operate as though the only two choices in a conversation are speaking up, or staying silent. …

Specialist vs Feature Teams: Building Agile Teams

Building an Agile team is more than just posting job ads and signing contracts. Before you make an addition to the team, make sure you have the right …

Discovery vs. Delivery | Silicon Valley Product Group

Most of us are working on solving some pretty hard problems, and it usually ends up taking some fairly complex systems in order to power these …

Technical SEO 2015: Wiring Websites for Organic Search

Ask ten people what SEO is, and you’re likely to <b>get ten different answers</b>. Given the industry’s unsavoury past, this is hardly surprising. Keyword …

2015 Australian Digital Summit – Sydney – Monday October 26, 2015

<b>Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield</b><p><b>Minister for Communications; Minister for the Arts; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Government;</b> …

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Learning from `kill -9`

We’ve started running game day exercises at Stripe. During a recent game day, we tested failing over a Redis cluster by running kill -9 on its …

The Analog System for the Digital Age

Bullet Journaling lives at the intersection between mindfulness and productivity. A system that adapts to your life every single day.

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Engineering Velocity: Shifting the Curve at Netflix

Bio<p>Dianne Marsh is a Director of Engineering for Netflix in Los Gatos, CA, where she leads a team responsible for tools and systems used by nearly …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

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Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace

Semler turned his family's business, the aging Semco corporation of Brazil, into the most revolutionary business success story of our time. By …

The Design Sprint — GV

The sprint gives teams a shortcut to learning without building and launching.<p>The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business …

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TED Radio Hour

NPR<p>https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour<p>Open in Pocket Casts<p>Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The …

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Contiuously Deploying Culture 2.0 - Agile Ísland

Presentation discussing the story of engineering culture at Etsy and the lessons learnt of maintaining a genuine and engaging culture in a rapidly growing technology company.

Whiteboard magic | Daniel H. Pink

Above is a remarkable 10-minute animated video about <i>Drive</i>. Over the past few weeks, several people who’ve watched it have asked me how I created such …

The optimism bias

Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright side -- …

Q&A with Frederic Laloux on Reinventing Organizations

In the book Reinventing organizations Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations who use fundamentally new ways to manage work and their employees. …

Engineering | Pinterest Careers

Engineering Blog<p>Get an inside look at the work our engineering team is doing every day.<p>Open Source<p>We're contributing to open source while we inspire …