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The quick read, in case you are in a hurry.
The Lean Startup:
How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
The Startup Owner’s Manual:
The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
The Four Steps to the Epiphany:
Successful Strategies for Products That Win
Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience
The Corporate Startup:
How established companies can develop successful innovation ecosystems
Value Proposition Design:
How to Create Products and Services Customers Want
Business Model Generation:
A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
Understanding Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile
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Steve blank is a serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley veteran. Hes is basically the founding father the movement. He was also the one who inspired Eric Ries to write his best seller by the same name.
This article first appeared in Poets and Quants Revolutions start by overturning the status quo. By the end of the 20th century, case studies and business plans had reached an evolutionary dead-end for entrepreneurs. Here’s why and wha... [ Read the full story ... ]
We just finished the 11th annual Lean LaunchPad class at Stanford — our first version focused on deep science and technology. I’ve always thought of the class as a minimal viable product – testing new ideas and changing the class as we l... [ Read the full story ... ]
We just finished our 6th annual Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. What a year. With the pandemic winding down it finally feels like the beginning of the end. This was my sixth time teaching a virtual class during the lockdown – and ... [ Read the full story ... ]
I was pleasantly surprised to hear from Suresh, an ex-student I’ve known for a long time. A U.S. citizen he was now the head of sales and marketing for a company in London selling medical devices to hospitals in the UK National Health Se... [ Read the full story ... ]
There are no facts inside your building, so get the heck outside I just had a call with Lorenz, a former business school student who started a job at a biotech startup making bacteria to take CO2 out of the air. His job was to find new c... [ Read the full story ... ]
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Curated news on systematically starting up and how to really achieve intrapreneurship within corporate environments from the creators of the Business Model Canvas. Always a pleasure to read.
In 2011, entrepreneur Peter Reinhardt was working with his team within the framework of the Y combinator. After 2 failed ideas and with only 6 months of funding left, he felt a real pressure to figure out what direction they ... [ Read the full story ... ]
As an advisor on corporate innovation, I need to be able to quickly assess the state of corporate innovation in any organisation. Typically, a detailed assessment of a company’s innovation ecosystem can take up to 3 months. T... [ Read the full story ... ]
You know you should start preparing your company’s future… but you just don’t know how to go about it. You think to yourself - even if I had ideas, how would I know which one to go with?
These are the questions that Bosch wa... [ Read the full story ... ]
You’ve just had an incredibly productive brainstorming session with your team where you collectively came up with dozens of ideas for new business models. While you would usually find yourself stuck in analysis paralysis and ... [ Read the full story ... ]
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Great blog by Ralph-Christian Ohr, who especially focuses on the challenges of agile approaches within established corporations. He is a strong advocate of dual corporate innovation management (ambidextrous organization).
Our Dual Innovation approach and key ideas of “Scaling-Up Corporate Startups” (co-authored by Frank Mattes and me) were recently featured at the InnoUpdate vlog, run by Maarten Korz. Maarten characterizes Dual Innovation as Ambidexterity... [ Read the full story ... ]
From frequent discussions and readings I have come to realize the following: Agility and Ambidexterity can be considered two distinct organizational capabilities and design aspects for future-proof companies (-to-be) that often get mixed... [ Read the full story ... ]
PWC’s strategy consulting arm Strategy& recently surveyed 50 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) across Germany, Switzerland and Austria (with additional samples from the US, Japan and the Netherlands). Th... [ Read the full story ... ]
Recently, Karolin Frankenberger from University of St. Gallen gave a worthwile presentation, one chart of which neatly illustrates why Dual Innovation is essential nowadays: Digitally transforming a company calls for true ambidexterity, ... [ Read the full story ... ]
Read all the articles at https://integrative-innovation.net.
Ash is an influential business blogger who gets featured regularly in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and Fortune. We like his contributions.
How I learned to stop procrastinating and start realizing that now is the best time to launch or pivot a new product offering or startup – yes, despite the pandemic.Were you in the middle of launching a new product or startup when the p... [ Read the full story ... ]
(This is guest post by Alejandra Gonzalez, a seasoned business model strategist, product owner, and innovation coach.In this post, Alejandra shares her perspectives on when and how to incorporate lean, agile, and design thinking into you... [ Read the full story ... ]
Getting to product/market fit (aka the inflection point in the hockey-stick curve when a product's traction starts rapidly growing) is one of the most significant milestones for a startup. The challenge, of course, is that product/market... [ Read the full story ... ]
Successful businesses are more alike than unalike. They share a common universal goal and employ a systematic approach to building a… [ Read the full story ... ]
Time is our scarcest resource. Other resources like money and people can fluctuate up and down, but time only moves in one direction. [ Read the full story ... ]
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Setting up experiments does not come easy to anyone new to agile ways of working. The ‘NEXT Tool’ helps with that. It was originally developed for employees at Intuit, who struggled to increase their amount of experiments.