Lean Startups

What We Can Predict About The Growing Markets Of The Future

<i>What industries do you think will grow the most in the next few years? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eric Ries, entrepreneur and author of The Startup Way, on Quora:</b><p>I’m not much of …

Lean Manufacturing

How John Lewis hacked together a Tinder for choosing your next sofa

In the basement of John Lewis’s London HQ, engineers and designers tinker away at work benches, using 3D printers, laser cutters and even toy …

Eric Ries

Trump Advisers Said to Lean Toward Taylor or Powell

October 20th, 2017, 12:47 AM UTC<p>President Trump's closest advisers are said to be steering him toward choosing either John Taylor or Jerome Powell to …

Business

Your Strategic Guide to a Successful StartUp Career

Media portrayals of startups are everywhere, from <i>Shark Tank</i> to <i>Silicon Valley,</i> depicting both the potential and the pitfalls. Working at a startup can be like flying the plane while trying to build the engine at the same time, but what attracts top talent to startups is that they are great vehicles …

Startups

There's No Pill for Collective Blindness — CEO Daily, Wednesday, 18th October

Top News<p>• <b>Xi’s the One</b><p>Xi Jinping opened the Communist Party Congress that will determine the shape of China’s leadership for the next five years with …

Rio Tinto

Teaching GE to Think Like a Startup

<i>Entrepreneur Eric Ries rose to prominence by teaching ­startups how to adopt the best practices of big, global ­companies. Today he’s also teaching</i> …

Eric Ries

Arizona governor gives raises to aides despite lean budget

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has given 44 of his staffers raises of up to 20 percent despite offering teachers raises of less than 1 percent because of a …

Business

Lean Startup guru Eric Ries explains how big companies can innovate like entrepreneurs

Eric Ries recalls having similar conversations with several startup founders. They'd tell him they hated everything about big companies - the …

Eric Ries

The Red Queen Problem: Innovation in the Defense Department and Intelligence Community

“…it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. ” –The Red Queen, Alice in Wonderland During the Cold War, the threat from the …

Innovation

Eric Ries: Why Companies Need To Create An Entrepreneurial Culture

I spoke to Eric Ries, author of <i>The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth</i>, about his journey to help big companies become more entrepreneurial, why companies are looking for entrepreneurial management, what will happen to …

Entrepreneurship

Podcast #290 - @EricRies: From #LeanStartup to "The Startup Way"

Joining me again for episode 290 is a three-time guest, Eric Ries. When we first talked, in episode 115 six years ago, his <i>New York Times</i> bestselling …

Lean Manufacturing

Learn From the Partner Who Got His Startup Client 6 Figures Under 60 Days

He believes in one simple rule: We all begin with the end in mind.<p>As an entrepreneur, you have a dream of running a company that is both successful and helpful to everyone it impacts. You log the long hours, and you put everything you have inside of you into your business. For some, this process …

Startups

From academia to co-founding a startup – Insight Data

Two years ago I couldn’t have imagined myself leaving a meeting about company finances and jumping into work on redesigning our database. Startups …

Startups

In Eric Ries’ new book, he tells companies to turn every unit into a cash-strapped ‘startup’

All companies are startups until they aren’t. Many struggle to find their way back, too. It’s not the days of constrained resources or terrible pay or the heart-stopping uncertainty that they’re missing, of course. Instead, the problem is that it’s a lot harder to implement change at an …

Eric Ries

Bureaucracy Is Keeping Health Care from Getting Better

In a recent article, Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini detail the toll that growing bureaucracy is taking across industries. Many of those working in the consolidating health care industry will immediately validate several of the authors’ key findings, including:<p>Bureaucracy is growing, not …

Health Care

Someone needs to light a fuse under Japan

Danny Risberg, chairman of both the European Business Council in Japan and Philips Electronics Japan, wants Japanese to become fast, smart and …

Rugby World Cup

Men More Likely to Think Workplace Playing Field Is Already Level, Study Says

As diversity issues permeate through Silicon Valley and institutional investors push for greater gender balance in leadership roles, a new study …

Diversity

The Case for the "Minimum Viable Product"

Many tech companies have a figure-it-out-as-you-go mentality. Commonbond's VP of Marketing Radhika Duggal says leaders need to make sure their …

Lean Manufacturing

Agile Analytics: A Master Guide to Implementation

In setting up Google Analytics (GA) implementations, we find that we need to integrate the work we do with the clients’ existing workflows and …

Analytics

Cued Up? Treasury Market Waiting For Next Sign

Treasury yields have moved higher in the past month, but not disturbingly so. The yield on the benchmark 10-year note has hovered at 2.36% the last …

Economy

ENTREVESTOR: Halifax firm develops online athlete training program

If the guys behind Bereda Training are as good at startups as they are at sports, the Halifax company will definitely be one to watch.<p>A recent …

Canadian News

Lean

The SOLISYSTEME adjustable-blade pergola is a patented terrace covering that combines form and function :<p>Its<p>bioclimatictechnology offers protection …

Design

The Myth of the Ideal Customer

<b>“Target your ideal customer, and you’re more likely to succeed.” So say many marketing experts. But is that really good advice? Should you only seek</b> …

Condé Nast

Presented on: Wed Oct 11th 2017 | 9 AM PST<p>Product management expert Dan Olsen will share advice from his book <i>The Lean Product Playbook</i> on how to …

Product Management

Startups’ Trillion-Dollar Numbers Game | Backchannel

<b>The pitches that dozens of startup founders</b> deliver at Y Combinator’s biannual Demo Day events have a ritualistic formality, alternating between …

Startups

How to “Go Viral” Like The #BeardGameMatters Facebook Group

‘Can you make me go viral?’ is the No. 1 question that I am asked by clients and members of audiences when I speak on content creation and social …

Marketing

When, which … Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?

Confusion galore!<p>A lot of people are — understandably so — very confused when it comes to innovation methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. …

Design Thinking

Advancing manufacturing leadership

Transforming a manufacturer’s performance usually means changing its culture—and that means its leaders must change how they lead.<p><b>Few manufacturing</b> …

Leadership

How to Easily Clean Your Bike Without a Hose - RinseKit Review

As an apartment dweller, my bikes typically fall somewhere between dirty or completely filthy on the bicycle cleanliness spectrum, as I haven’t had …

Mountain Biking

10 Secrets to Succeeding as a Hardware Startup

Hardware is hard. There is a lot of truth in that simple statement. There are many obstacles to success, but here’s 10 secrets…<p><b>Accurately Estimate</b> …

Entrepreneurship