The Lean Startup
Author: Eric Ries
Publisher: Bentang Pustaka
Lean Startup bukanlah metode yang menjadikan sistem Anda lebih hemat biaya, melainkan lebih efisien sekaligus (tetap) bermanfaat. Setiap tahunnya, startup-startup baru bermunculan. Produk yang bagus, promosi besar-besaran disertai berbagai ulasan di media massa, serta janji-janji manis bahwa konsumen akan mendapatkan manfaat besar jika menjadi penggunanya. Namun, tak lama berselang, beberapa di antara startup yang digadang-gadang itu tak lagi terdengar kabarnya. Seperti yang selalu kita dengar, seorang entrepreneur pasti sukses selama memiliki tekad kuat, panjang akal, waktu yang tepat, dan—terutama—produk yang hebat. Kenyataannya, awal yang menjanjikan tak jarang berujung pada kegagalan. Sebagian besar produk baru tidak sukses di pasaran, bahkan pahitnya, tak digunakan oleh siapa pun. Pertanyaan besar pun muncul, strategi manakah yang tidak tepat? Lewat riset ilmiah serta pengalamannya dalam mendirikan dan membesarkan berbagai startup selama bertahun-tahun, Eric Ries mencetuskan metode baru, Lean Startup. Sebuah sistem luar biasa yang membuat para entrepreneur segera mendapatkan jawaban atas pertanyaan: bagaimana kita bisa lebih cepat mengetahui apa saja yang berfungsi dan mana yang harus segera disingkirkan? [Mizan, Bentang Pustaka, Bisnis, Startup, Entrepreneur, Sukses, Motivasi, Inovasi, Dewasa, Indonesia]
DESCRIPCION DEL LIBRO ORIGINAL: Con el nombre de Lean Startup se designa una exitosa metodología científica que facilita la creación, funcionamiento y mejora de empresas a través del desarrollo de modelos de negocio sostenibles. Proporciona nuevas herramientas para mejorar la velocidad y la eficiencia de los procesos de innovación a través de los conceptos de productos mínimos viables, del aprendizaje validado, de contabilidad de la innovación, de indicadores accionables, de la pasión y la habilidad de los talentos. Se trata de un enfoque actual que ha sido adoptado en todo el mundo, que se basa en los conceptos de eficiencia y desarrollo ágil de los procesos. Las ideas que el autor sostiene constituyen la base para recrear prácticamente todo sobre el funcionamiento de cualquier trabajo u organización. Su eficacia está respaldada por estudios de las últimas décadas, por lo que, independientemente del tipo o tamaño de la empresa, este libro se ha vuelto lectura obligada para empresarios, vendedores, desarrolladores y líderes empresariales.
Author: Ash Maurya
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Offers a systematic approach to product/market fit, discussing customer involvment, optimal time to obtain funding, and when to change the plan.
Welcome to The Startup Owner's Manual, a near-encyclopedic manual that will teach you * How to incorporate the Business Model Canvas as the organizing principle for startup hypotheses * How to find Product-Market fit * How to Get, Keep and Grow customers * How to fuel growth with metrics that matter The Startup Owner's Manual walks you, step-by-step, through the tested and proven Customer Development process created by startup expert Steve Blank, unlocking the secrets to building a successful, scalable company. This book: * Guides startups of all types in their search for a scalable, profitable business model * Explains the 9 deadly sins startups commit most often - and helps you avoid them * Provides separate paths and advice for physical versus web/mobile products * Explains how to test and iterate your company's road to product/market fit * Details strategies and tactics for how to get, keep and grow customers * Teaches a new math for startups -- metrics that matter * Includes detailed checklists at every step of the process ...and provides hundreds of ideas, watch-outs and "how tos" for founders! The Startup Owner's Manual lays out the best practices, lessons and tips that have swept the startup world, offering a wealth of proven advice and information for entrepreneurs of all stripes. It is used by thousands of startups, leading universities (including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia) and the U.S. National Science Foundation, among many others.
The Lean Startup
Author: Eric Ries
Publisher: Penguin UK
Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late. Now is the time to think Lean.
As companies evolve to adopt, integrate, and leverage software as the defining element of their success in the 21st century, a rash of processes and methodologies are vying for their product teams’ attention. In the worst of cases, each discipline on these teams — product management, design, and software engineering — learns a different model. This short, tactical book reconciles the perceived differences in Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and Agile software development by focusing not on rituals and practices but on the values that underpin all three methods. Written by Jeff Gothelf, the co-author of the award-winning Lean UX and Sense & Respond, the tactics in this book draw on Jeff’s years of practice as a team leader and coach in companies ranging from small high-growth startups to large enterprises. Whether you’re a product manager, software engineer, designer, or team leader, you’ll find practical tools in this book immediately applicable to your team’s daily methods.
Author: Gabriel Weinberg, Justin Mares
Most startups don’t fail because they can’t build a product. Most startups fail because they can’t get traction. Startup advice tends to be a lot of platitudes repackaged with new buzzwords, but Traction is something else entirely. As Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares learned from their own experiences, building a successful company is hard. For every startup that grows to the point where it can go public or be profitably acquired, hundreds of others sputter and die. Smart entrepreneurs know that the key to success isn’t the originality of your offering, the brilliance of your team, or how much money you raise. It’s how consistently you can grow and acquire new customers (or, for a free service, users). That’s called traction, and it makes everything else easier—fund-raising, hiring, press, partnerships, acquisitions. Talk is cheap, but traction is hard evidence that you’re on the right path. Traction will teach you the nineteen channels you can use to build a customer base, and how to pick the right ones for your business. It draws on inter-views with more than forty successful founders, including Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia), Alexis Ohanian (reddit), Paul English (Kayak), and Dharmesh Shah (HubSpot). You’ll learn, for example, how to: ·Find and use offline ads and other channels your competitors probably aren’t using ·Get targeted media coverage that will help you reach more customers ·Boost the effectiveness of your email marketing campaigns by automating staggered sets of prompts and updates ·Improve your search engine rankings and advertising through online tools and research Weinberg and Mares know that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution; every startup faces unique challenges and will benefit from a blend of these nineteen traction channels. They offer a three-step framework (called Bullseye) to figure out which ones will work best for your business. But no matter how you apply them, the lessons and examples in Traction will help you create and sustain the growth your business desperately needs. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Chris Guillebeau
Publisher: Anaya Multimedia
Cuando las puertas se cierran por todas partes, es fácil dejarse ganar por el pánico y no ver las oportunidades de los momentos difíciles. ¡Ponte en marcha: presta atención a este libro! Chris Guillebeau enseña cómo convertirse en emprendedor y reinventar el futuro. Puedes dedicarte incluso al sueño de toda tu vida si avanzas con astucia. Sabemos que las soluciones no se pueden comprar; sí se pueden, en cambio, encontrar con perseverancia y meditación. Este es un manual repleto de ideas y consejos prácticos para crear tu propia forma de negocio. No por gusto ha sido The New York Times bestseller en la categoría business de 2012. El autor ha realizado un viaje por casi todos los países del mundo ¿más de ciento setenta y cinco naciones¿ y nunca ha tenido trabajo estable, ni nómina fija. Chris ha identificado a mil quinientos empresarios que han ganado 50.000 euros o más a partir de una modesta inversión, se ha centrado en los cincuenta casos más interesantes y ha contado sus experiencias. Una Startup es una empresa dedicada a crear un negocio bajo condiciones extremas. El autor ha expuesto con gran exactitud cuántos euros se emplearon en cada caso, qué hicieron para generar liquidez, los errores básicos cometidos y el conocimiento esencial necesario para que todo funcione. Cambiar la vida depende de nosotros. Este extraordinario libro le ayudará a convertir la incertidumbre en negocio sostenible, a entender qué quieren realmente los consumidores. Grandes ideas para desarrollar empresas y alcanzar ese tipo de sabiduría que sólo proviene de la experiencia adquirida con el esfuerzo duro y constante.
The Lean Entrepreneur
Author: Brant Cooper, Patrick Vlaskovits
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Leverage the framework of visionaries to innovate, disrupt, and ultimately succeed as an entrepreneur The Lean Entrepreneur, Second Edition banishes the "Myth of the Visionary" and shows you how you can implement proven, actionable techniques to create products and disrupt existing markets on your way to entrepreneurial success. The follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, this great guide combines the concepts of customer insight, rapid experimentation, and actionable data from the Lean Startup methodology to allow individuals, teams, or even entire companies to solve problems, create value, and ramp up their vision quickly and efficiently. The belief that innovative outliers like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have some super-human ability to envision the future and build innovative products to meet needs that have yet to arise is a fallacy that too many fall prey to. This 'Myth of the Visionary' does nothing but get in the way of talented managers, investors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Taking a proven, measured approach, The Lean Entrepreneur will have you engaging customers, reducing time to market and budgets, and stressing your organization's focus on the power of loyal customers to build powerhouse new products and companies. This guide will show you how to: Apply actionable tips and tricks from successful lean entrepreneurs with proven track records Leverage the Innovation Spectrum to disrupt markets and create altogether new markets Use minimum viable products to drive strategy and conduct efficient market testing Quickly develop cross-functional innovation teams to overcome typical startup roadblocks The Lean Entrepreneur is your complete guide to getting your startup moving in the right direction quickly and hyper-efficiently.
The Lean Startup
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Lean Startup offers a set of tools and methodologies for entrepreneurs both in startups and established corporations to better achieve success. Since the vast majority of startups fail, understanding how to build a better company saves society’s most precious commodities: ideas, time, and the skills of its people. The lean startup movement sets out to prevent future failures… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of The Lean Startup: · Overview of the book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways
Frost & Sullivan's 2014 Growth, Innovation, and Leadership Book of the Year "EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS should be required reading for anyone interested in the ways exponential technologies are reinventing best practices in business." —Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth. In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company—the Exponential Organization—that has revolutionized how a company can accelerate its growth by using technology. An ExO can eliminate the incremental, linear way traditional companies get bigger, leveraging assets like community, big data, algorithms, and new technology into achieving performance benchmarks ten times better than its peers. Three luminaries of the business world—Salim Ismail, Yuri van Geest, and Mike Malone—have researched this phenomenon and documented ten characteristics of Exponential Organizations. Here, in EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS, they walk the reader through how any company, from a startup to a multi-national, can become an ExO, streamline its performance, and grow to the next level. "EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS is the most pivotal book in its class. Salim examines the future of organizations and offers readers his insights on the concept of Exponential Organizations, because he himself embodies the strategy, structure, culture, processes, and systems of this new breed of company." —John Hagel, The Center for the Edge Chosen by Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, to be one of Bloomberg's Best Books of 2015
Author: Jeff Gothelf, Josh Seiden
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
User experience (UX) design has traditionally been a deliverables-based practice, with wireframes, site maps, flow diagrams, and mockups. But in today’s web-driven reality, orchestrating the entire design from the get-go no longer works. This hands-on book demonstrates Lean UX, a deeply collaborative and cross-functional process that lets you strip away heavy deliverables in favor of building shared understanding with the rest of the product team. Lean UX is the evolution of product design; refined through the real-world experiences of companies large and small, these practices and principles help you maintain daily, continuous engagement with your teammates, rather than work in isolation. This book shows you how to use Lean UX on your own projects. Get a tactical understanding of Lean UX—and how it changes the way teams work together Frame a vision of the problem you’re solving and focus your team on the right outcomes Bring the designer’s tool kit to the rest of your product team Break down the silos created by job titles and learn to trust your teammates Improve the quality and productivity of your teams, and focus on validated experiences as opposed to deliverables/documents Learn how Lean UX integrates with Agile UX
Engineered in Japan
Author: Jeffrey K. Liker, John E. Ettlie, John Creighton Campbell
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Engineered in Japan presents a unique and comprehensive examination of technology management in the most successful Japanese companies: unique in that all chapters go beyond superficial descriptions of stylized practices to look in depth at particular issues, often contradicting or qualifying the conventional wisdom; comprehensive in that it covers the entire technology life cycle from basic R&D, to development engineering, to manufacturing processes, to learning from the Japanese. Each chapter is based on original research by noted scholars in the field, and identifies technology management practices that have become a major source of competitive advantage for highly successful Japanese companies. Engineered in Japan documents the best practices from such companies as Toyota, Hitachi, Toshiba, and Nippondenso, and discusses how these technology management practices can be usefully adopted in other cultural contexts. Going beyond past observations, the authors all delve below the surface of Japanese management approaches. They look more closely than has been done before at how particular methods are applied, and they identify some new practices that have not yet been highlighted in books on Japanese methods. Presenting recent data that contradict some conventional thinking about U.S.-Japanese differences, they look at old techniques from a new perspective. "U.S. managers can perhaps learn more from the process of creation in Japan and the organizational structures that support innovation," say the editors in their introduction, "than from the particular approaches, tools, and technologies created." A running theme throughout the book is that Japanese managers and engineers tend to think in terms of systems, focusing not just on the parts but on the connections between them. Engineered in Japan is must reading for technology managers and engineers, along with anyone interested in Japanese business, engineering, and management.
Digital @ Scale
Author: Anand Swaminathan, JÃ1⁄4rgen Meffert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A blueprint for reinventing the core of your business Value in the next phase of the digital era will go to those companies that don't just try digital but also scale it. [email protected]
examines what it takes for companies to break through the gravitational pull of their legacy organizations and capture the full value of digital. Digging into more than fifty detailed case studies and years of McKinsey experience and data, the authors, along with a group of expert contributors, show how companies can move beyond incremental change to transform the business where the greatest value is generated—at its core. The authors provide practical insights into the three pillars of digital transformations that successfully scale: reinventing the business model, building out a business architecture from the customer back into the organization, and establishing an 'amoeba' IT and organizational foundation that learns and evolves. This is the ideal guide for all leaders who recognize the power and promise of a digital transformation.
Starting your own UK business is an exciting - and challenging - time. This updated edition of the startup classic shows you how to build a business agile enough to take advantage of emerging trends and opportunities, and sturdy enough to weather any storm. Packed with real-life examples and links to hundreds of valuable resources, Starting a Business For Dummies, 4th UK Edition gives you what you need to make the leap from employee to successful entrepreneur with confidence. All your favourite, trusted content has been updated including: Laying the groundwork and testing the feasibility of your business idea Writing a winning business plan and finding funding How to operate effectively, including managing your finances and employing people Growing your business and improving performance New content includes: The latest funding schemes, including government funding and crowdfunding Tendering for public sector work Avoiding business cyber-crime Franchising and pop ups Exporting (the government has set a target of doubling the number of exporting companies by 2020) Environmental impact (a recent survey found 77% of SMEs wanted to know how to measure and improve their environmental impact)