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Why Everyone Wants To Be Agile

YoungUpstarts

If you keep up with the news on project management and business strategy, you’ve probably come across the buzzword “agile” more than a few times.

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Startups and a Common Misunderstanding in Agile Software Development

SoCal CTO

Instead, what they had was a contract that promised Agile Software Development with Rapid Iterations and an incredibly vague list of features.

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Even Branding Should Be Agile: An Interview With Base Creative’s Matthew Kinsman

Up and Running

Thirteen years later, Kinsman is a veteran of the industry and a thought leader advocating in Forbes for an agile approach. Rapid prototyping.

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Focus is important but so is agile thinking

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs must learn to balance two skills and know when to use them; a) Focus and, b) Agile Thinking. The same is true for business.

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The Deal with Agile

The Product Guy

Post-agile : No spec docs, just weekly product development meetings in which daily scrums between business and dev side were summed up and discussed.

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Twitter Link Roundup #268 – Pristine Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

problems with motion design education bit.ly/1GFKNZI. Logo Design: Music Instruments bit.ly/1PYBNTL. Had to experience the joy again?

Twitter Link Roundup #245 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

Bring Agile to the Whole Organization – crowdspring.co/1A49uxC. Beautiful Clouds Illustrations | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration – crowdspring.co/1A4cydk.

Design Staff ? How designers and engineers can play nice (and.

Design Staff

Design Staff. How designers and engineers can play nice (and still run with scissors). The product design sprint: decide (day 3).

Twitter Link Roundup #269 – Impeccable Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How To Avoid Agility. Maarten Baas Goes ‘Pop’ at Salone del Mobile – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1P4FSc7. Who you ask?

Why You Should Shift To An Agile Marketing Framework

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Regardless of size, businesses must embrace agile marketing strategies to best serve the needs of their current and future customers.

Twitter Link Roundup #267 – Flawless Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Designer’s Introduction to “Agile” Methodology – Tuts+ Web Design Article bit.ly/1JT4QEb. Designing Settings — Medium bit.ly/1zppAUn.

Lessons From Training 1400+ People in Web API Design

Launch Any

We hope that by sharing these lessons, we will help your teams to become more educated and productive around the understanding and design of APIs.

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Agile Opportunism – Entrepreneurial DNA « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

Since there was very little documentation my time was split between the design engineers who built the system and the test and deployment team getting the system ready to go overseas. Reply 7thpixel , on June 29, 2009 at 10:23 am Said: My first start up in 1999 I was employee #10 or so and signed up for a Graphic Designer position.

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Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design

www.readwriteweb.com

Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design. How to Implement Responsive Web Design. Responsive Web Design.

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Book Short: Scrum ptious

OnlyOnce

Sutherland gets credit for creating the agile framework and bringing the concept scrum to software development over 20 years ago.

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Twitter Link Roundup #130 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #125 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Design Principles, Startup Style

Google Ventures

Designing for a startup is unlike any other kind of design. Teams are small, and everyone participates in design decisions. Limited resources mean that startups usually don’t have a dedicated designer when they need help. Done right, good design can have a major impact on growth, engagement, and revenue. Design

Designing Your Products to Solve for "Jobs to Be Done"

The Product Guy

He is passionate about Lean and Agile Product management, innovative business models and business and product strategies. View the live stream….

Twitter Link Roundup #225 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Story about one crowdSPRING customer’s logo design experience on crowdSPRING – | Lovin it! Useful Mockups Templates For Presenting Print Designs – crowdspring.co/1jB1A7q.

Introducing Agile to Product Teams

The Product Guy

As part of his startup career, products he designed have been integrated into MacOS X, and deployed to thousands of locations around the world.

Twitter Link Roundup #82 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

How designers and engineers can play nice (and still run with scissors)

Google Ventures

As a designer at engineering-centric companies for the last 10 years or so, I spend a lot of time working with engineers. Designers, you can create these kinds of relationships with engineers too — you just need to cut through the personal biases of both designers and engineers to create space for effective partnerships.

Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Case Study: UX, Design, and Food on the Table

Startup Lessons Learned

(One of the common questions I hear is how to reconcile design and user experience (UX) methods with the Lean Startup. This is simply not true.

How To Design a Great API Training Program

Launch Any

Some focus on the technical details, while others explore the various aspects of great API design. Teach API Modeling Along With API Design.

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Let Your Employees Design the Office. Seriously.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How office design anarchy worked for one software firm looking to apply lean ideals to its workspaces. Who cares about office design?

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The Specification is Dead; Long Live the Specification

Instigator Blog

We’ve now found a middle ground (which is constantly shifting and evolving based on practice and results vs. whim) with things like the Lean Canvas, which provides us with a focused and simplified means of designing a business. I’d say the same holds true for specifications. But I’ve definitely changed how I write them.

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Twitter Link Roundup #160 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Creating Startup Success – Customer Development + Business Model Design

Steve Blank

In previous posts I’ve talked about what the combination of Business Model Design, Customer Development and Agile Methodologies mean to startups and intrapreneurs in large companies; it’s the beginning of entrepreneurship as a science with its own rules and methodologies. link]. She posted her notes from the talk here.) link].

How to Work With a Contract Web Developer: Agile Scoping

The Ninth Yard

So I've just discussed the importance of engaging a web developer in an Agile process. It's the thing that Agile proponents don't much like to talk about: billing and contract scope. The astute reader will realize that this advice is in direct conflict with my last post on keeping things Agile. Right? And you're right.

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The Modern Way To Build Your Product Team | Guest Blog Post: David Cancel, CEO of Drift

Business of Software Blog

When it comes to building products, Agile and Waterfall just don’t cut it anymore. This was the main reason why each team had dedicated PMs and Designers. They are small enough to retain customer focus but still have the skilled resources they needed to design, test and market the solutions they developed. It’s 2016. No more.

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Three Methodologies That Help Businesses Stay Creative

YoungUpstarts

Agile methodology. Agile is open to changing requests over time and encourages continuous feedback from the end users. by Lewis Robinson.

The Principles of Product Development Flow

Startup Lessons Learned

Myths are busted on practically every page, even myths that are associated with lean/agile. Reinertsen is the book for you. Blindness to queues.

Design Staff ? Micro-surveys: a faster way to learn about your users

Design Staff

Design Staff. The product design sprint: decide (day 3). Design Staff is dedicated to helping startups design great products.

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Pivot, don't jump to a new vision

Startup Lessons Learned

Each has its own iterative process: customer development and agile development respectively. Kent Beck keynote, "To Agility, and Beyond" Six streaming locations Interviews ► March (7) New conference website, speakers, agenda Two new scholarship programs for lean startups Speed up or slow down? Both are lethal outcomes.

12 Business Books I Can’t Wait to Read This Year

Up and Running

Design to Grow. How Coca-Cola Learned to Combine Scale and Agility (and How You Can Too). Are you a voracious reader? What about you?

How to Structure a Modern, Customer-Driven Product Team

View from Seed

What about product and design? First, be wary of waterfall and agile. Experts Product & Design Startup StoriesYes, really.).

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From the Cheapness of Agile to Investing in the Tangible

The Product Guy

On Product Management… [link] Weigh the cheapness of Agile. On Design & Product Experience… [link] Administer in style.

From Observing the Trends of Modular Innovation to Robust Agility

The Product Guy

Hone your agility and stretch out in front of this great iterative PO’ing video. Every week I read thousands of blog posts.