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Do More Faster, Part 1 – Idea and Vision

How can you accelerate your startup or new product?  Ship it, share it and get feedback.  “Many entrepreneurs are hesitant to share too much about what they’re doing and, even when they do, they hold back some of their thoughts … Continue reading

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The Original iPhone was a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

In 2007 Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone.  I wasn’t a big fan of Apple at the time and didn’t notice the iPhone until iPhone 3 was released (I was using Palm phones at that time).  But yesterday I happened to come … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos: Think Long Term

It’s a couple of years old, but I love this short talk by Amazon.com’s CEO Jeff Bezos.  In it he presents four things he knows: Obsess Over Customers Invent Think Long Term It’s Always Day 1  

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Visa is looking for someone to head up their Innovation Incubator

I noticed this job posting on the wire today (copied below).  Looks like VISA is setting up an Innovation Incubator.  VISA refers to their larger R&D group as VISA Labs, and this group would be known as the Incubator.  VISA … Continue reading

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Applying Lean Startup in an Enterprise with Steve Sanderson

I had the pleasure of hearing Steve Sanderson speak at the Austin Lean Startup Circle last night.  Although I’m a big fan of the Lean Startup, with a working wife and two little kids it’s rare that I prioritize a … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Chase to set up an Innovation Lab

I noticed a new job announcement this morning from JPMorgan Chase seeking a Head of Chase Labs: The Head of Chase Labs will lead a new team focussed on digital product innovation across banking, credit and consumer payment product groups. … Continue reading

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People Lab: The Next New Thing in HR

A while back Nordstrom Innovation Lab posted a great video of the team working inside a Nordstrom store to rapidly prototype and iterate on a iPad app for sunglass shopping: When I went back to re-watch recently I noticed an interesting … Continue reading

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