SDForum Workshop Series “Networking for Lifetime Career Success”

SDForum June Event Information: Title: SDForum Workshop Series “Networking for Lifetime Career Success” Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM Description: During times of change, the ability to naturally and effectively network to identify new opportunities and develop professional relationships can be critical to success. In this [...]

By | 2011-05-24T14:37:37+00:00 May 24th, 2011|Events, Silicon Valley|0 Comments

Tristan Kromer on Businesses Models

Tristan Kromer, who blogs at Grasshopper Herder, offered some great insights on business models on the Lean Startup Circle mailing list in response to a question about how to select which idea to focus on for your startup There's nothing wrong with a services business. It's harder to scale, but [...]

By | 2011-05-23T15:50:08+00:00 May 18th, 2011|4 Finding your Niche|2 Comments

You Need to Be a Little Crazy by Barry Moltz

Call-in Book Review  Recorded on Wednesday, June 8, 2011Massimo Paolini, Miles Kehoe, Dorai Thodla, and Sean Murphy recap Barry Moltz's "You Need to Be a Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business". They share how they personally found the courage to start their businesses and their desire [...]

By | 2015-07-16T19:09:08+00:00 May 7th, 2011|Books, Events|7 Comments

We Use a Wiki to Organize Customer Interviews

"The only certainty is a reasonable probability." Edgar Watson Howe, "Country Town Sayings" We help clients to interview prospects in the early market for customer discovery purposes, we also help them have serious conversations with early customers periodically to capture their evolving perspective on the client's offering. Sometimes we will do [...]

Tom Van Vleck’s “3 Questions” Complement Root Cause Analysis

Tom Van Vleck has  a great collection of software engineering stories on his site. One particularly good article is "Three Questions For Each Bug That You Find" which offers the following key observation: The key idea behind these questions is that every bug is a symptom of an underlying process. [...]