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Startup Blog Insights - Agile Contingency Planning and Agile Success

Taffy Williams

Referenced Articles: Agile thinking requires forward contingency planning Agile success generates great feelings Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. More on the agile concepts may be found in soon to be released book: Think Agile.

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Agile success generates great feelings

Taffy Williams

Try to keep the emotions in balance with your ability to Think Agile. Agile emotions entrepreneur Startup Think Agile

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7 Principles Of Business Agility To Dodge Disaster

Startup Professionals Musings

Business agility is defined as the ability to adapt rapidly and cost efficiently. It all starts with agile leadership. Martin Zwilling.

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Startups and a Common Misunderstanding in Agile Software Development

SoCal CTO

I've done four Free CTO Consulting Sessions in the past month with startup founders who all had run into variations of the same problem.

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Agile thinking helps entrepreneurs achieve success

Taffy Williams

Thinking Agile is critical to enhanced performance and eliminating impediments. Pivot is a subset of Agile in that one makes a quick change.

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The Future of Corporate Agility

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest post by by Jennifer Maerz, contributing editor of Lean Startup Co. Mark Raheja, founding partner at August , a consultancy focused on organizational development, will be speaking as part of the enterprise learning track at Lean Startup Week about agility at scale. This interview is part of our “Future of….” Prioritizing?

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5 Patterns agile leaders must monitor

Taffy Williams

Here are the five things agile business owners should keep their eyes on: 1. entrepreneur leadership planning Startup Think Agile

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Startup Blog Insights - Are Your Partners Agile and How does Your CEO Spin?

Taffy Williams

More is available via the book Think Agile ; also, the company website , photo website , Google+ , or Facebook.

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Thoughts on agile management

The Equity Kicker

The good news for agile fans is that this battle is only going one way. Agile methods are also more attractive to the best employees.

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Quick prototypes and agile startups.

47 Hats

As self-funded startup founders (SFSFs?) we tend to code first and ask questions later. I’m a programmer dammit, and if I write a cool feature then users will love it! The post Quick prototypes and agile startups. Maybe. Makes getting picked last for a dodgeball team in high school PE sound fun. Not one line of code. Ideas

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Startup Blog Insights - Thinking Agile is Important to Your Business

Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

Lean Startup in the Enterprise Anti-Pattern: The Lean Waterfall

Grasshopper Herder

More enterprise scale companies are drinking the lean Kool Aid and starting to implement Lean Startup.

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Q&A on Startups, DevOps, and Agile

Feld Thoughts

Raj Bhargava (CEO of JumpCloud ) and I have been talking about how startups can leverage DevOps and Agile more. The post Q&A on Startups, DevOps, and Agile appeared first on Feld Thoughts. We created a conference on DevOps   last year for our portfolio companies and it was a huge hit. My Investments DevOps jumpclou

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Agile entrepreneurs know anything is possible

Taffy Williams

affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. YES YOU CAN!

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Agile leaders take care in what they say to others

Taffy Williams

With this in mind, it is important that agile thinking also include taking care of what and how we convey a message to others. Hard to believe!

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Small Business Agility and The Power of &

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Of course, there are tools that help startups achieve all these things. Most importantly, however, we work to keep our businesses agile.

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Insights - 4 Ways Agile Entrepreneurs Can Optimize Their Time

Taffy Williams

entrepreneur leadership management optimize Startup time

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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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2 Considerations for agile succession planning

Taffy Williams

affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog.

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Agility Is The Key To Survival In Good Times And Bad

Startup Professionals Musings

Business agility is defined as the ability to adapt rapidly and cost efficiently. It all starts with agile leadership. Martin Zwilling.

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RIP PRDs. Long Live “Agile Conversations”

Street Smart Product Manager

Long Live “Agile Conversations” appeared first on Street Smart Product Manager. Customer Development Lean Startup New Product Development Product Development Product Management SDLC customer development hypothesis testing job story lean startup MRD PRD product manager tools requirements user story validated learning VOC

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How to Scale and Keep Your Startup-Like Agility

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

No matter how well planned-out your business model is, you must take a few crucial steps to improve your company's chances of scaling successfully

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5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Agility In The New Year

YoungUpstarts

The following agile activities may help you be more prepared in the New Year: Identify & Plan. Look for Roadblocks. Consider Alternatives.

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Agile Teams improve chances of success

Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog.

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Startup Blog Insights - 4 Ways agile entrepreneurs use to optimize time

Taffy Williams

He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. Agile Thinking entrepreneur Startup

Why Startups are Agile and Opportunistic – Pivoting the Business Model

Steve Blank

Startups are the search to find order in chaos. At a board meeting last week I watched as the young startup CEO delivered bad news.

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Insights - Top 10 Startup Blog Articles of 2015

Taffy Williams

Agile Thinking creativity Crisis Management entrepreneur leadership management Startup ThinkAgilevia @amazon.

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The Rudder Fallacy – Adopting Lean Startup

Grasshopper Herder

In a lean startup, team velocity proceeds measurable product progress. Lean Enterprise Lean Startups Managing Entrepreneurship adopting lean startup agile velocity metrics Before there is velocity, no measurable progress can be seen on any metrics dashboard.

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GBP | Dirk Paessler | How to Grow & Stay Agile. Part 1: Top 6 Business Decisions

Business of Software Blog

How to Grow and Stay Agile – Top 6 Business Decisions. Next Events: The post GBP | Dirk Paessler | How to Grow & Stay Agile.

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The Planned Iteration Startup Launch Minimizes Risk

Gust

Eric Ries on Lean Startup methodology, via Wikipedia. With a minimum viable product, your startup remains much more agile.

8 Agile thinking posts you may have not seen

Taffy Williams

Over the last few years, I have added more than 243 posts on the Startup Blog. Investors.com : Maximize Minutes By Guarding Against Time Bandits · YoungUpstarts.com : 5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Agility In The New Year · BlogTalkRadio.com : Hey #smallbiz! business leadership management Startup ThinkAgile

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Startup Blog Insights with Taffy Williams - How to Make Ideas Into a Viable Business

Taffy Williams

Agile business development entrepreneur Startup Think Agile

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.

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To Survive the Rebound Will Require More Agility

Startup Professionals Musings

Prior to the recession, many companies and even startups were acclimated to prosperity, maybe too comfortable. Proactive pursuit of new markets.

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Playing Startup

View from Seed

I’ve observed what may be an emerging trend, at least in some startups, that I find somewhat unsettling. It motivated me to do the same.

4 Ways to stay on top of your game

Taffy Williams

Agile Thinking ” is a skill that can be developed and sharpened. Agile thinking can increase your success as an entrepreneur.

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Top 10 posts at the end of 2014

Taffy Williams

Over the last few years, I have added more than 243 posts on the Startup Blog. The following list contains the 10 top posts from Startup Blog.

Insights - 4 Steps to reduce tunnel vision

Taffy Williams

entrepreneur planning Startup success team Think Agile

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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.

RIP PRDs. Long Live “Agile Conversations”

Street Smart Product Manager

Long Live “Agile Conversations” The post RIP PRDs. Long Live “Agile Conversations” appeared first on Street Smart Product Manager. recently had an email Q&A with a fellow PMer in which I shared what’s worked for me.