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The Lean Startup – Interview with Eric Ries
May 28, 2009 – 4:14 pm | No Comment
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I have had the privilege to do some work recently with Eric, author of the Lessons Learned blog — Eric’s basic premise is that a startup needs to maximize its resources and have a relentless focus on creating tight, iterative decision loops. A lean startup is defined by
1. Leveraging already-existing software and services whenever possible
2. Using Agile development to quickly prototype, test and deploy functional code
3. Aggressively testing reality every chance they get with REAL customers

The Other Side of Social Media – Part Three – The Digital Panopticon
May 23, 2009 – 8:53 pm | 3 Comments
The Other Side of Social Media – Part Three – The Digital Panopticon

This post is part three of a series raising questions about the mass adoption of social technologies. Here are links to part one and two. These posts will be opened to live discussion in an …

The Other Side of Social Media – Part Two
May 22, 2009 – 8:50 pm | No Comment

This post is part two of the series, “The Question Concerning Social Technology”. That appeared on Radar. Part one is here. These posts will be opened to live discussion in an upcoming …

The Other Side of Social Media
May 21, 2009 – 8:49 pm | One Comment

Over the coming days I will cross post my series, “The Question Concerning Social Technology” which appeared all week on Radar. I advise readers to head over to these posts and read the comments …

Social Filtering – Social Business
May 15, 2009 – 11:48 am | No Comment

Social Filtering has been going on forever – the people you use in your life as sources of trusted information; people who help you make decisions (the maven on baking when you get stuck with …

The Real Time Web is a Beautiful Distraction
May 8, 2009 – 1:40 pm | 18 Comments

The ability to pay attention, focus and strategically disconnect will be a winning discipline of the next generation of business leaders.

I Follow People – Not Publications
May 3, 2009 – 4:35 pm | 3 Comments

To quote the Cisco “Human Network” commercials that ran here in the states — “in the future people will subscribe to people – not magazines.”  That day is here.  I noticed yesterday that I never …