Next LNE Event – The Legend of the MVP

by Justin Souter on February 28, 2014

The MVP (Minimum Viable Product) has taken on almost mythical status in recent times but just what is an MVP, when should you use an MVP and what are the benefits? Join us at our next event on Monday 10th March when we’ll be discussing MVPs in more detail, hearing from both local and international […]

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Workshop: Lean Startup in an Established Business

by Justin Souter on February 28, 2014

Introduction As previous posts have recounted (here and here), I am increasingly interested in how existing businesses can apply Lean Startup principles to boost innovation and growth (more of my Lean Startup-related posts here). I had been kindly given an opportunity to learn more about this by Mark Adamson, a business consultant based in North […]

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Justin Time

December 19, 2013

Introduction Cross-posted — with permission — from the blog at Oasis School of Human Relations. Post from Oasis Last week we had time with a quirky, energetic, knowledgeable, and bright eyed IT and social media consultant and developer who is into lean start-up, helping ventures succeed and cutting through the BS. He visited us to […]

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Lean Conf 2013 – Reflections

November 1, 2013

Intro A super-quick post with some thoughts about Lean Conf 2013, and my attendance. Lean North East – Represent It was great to travel to and from the event with Umar Yusufu, as part of the Lean North East contingent. Also, we had Peter Nelson in the house, which was great. I believe we were […]

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Lean Sales & Marketing – slides and photos

November 1, 2013

Intro Hey folks – thank you to everyone who attended last week’s “Lean Sales and Marketing” event. It was a great turnout – and you can still give us feedback via Survey Monkey. Thank you to our Speakers A huge thank you to Ellie Mirman, Richard Lane, and Saul Gowens for their talks. Slides Ellie […]

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Lean Conf Panel: “Lean Startup & Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship”

October 15, 2013

Introduction This post is about a Panel — on innovation and entrepreneurship — I hope to be chairing in a couple of weeks. Lean Conf Lean Conf styles itself as a “A conference for entrepreneurs, designers and innovators: Two days of workshops and talks with highly practical lessons and stories that can be applied at […]

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Lean Sales and Marketing event, 21st October

October 9, 2013

[Cross-posted from Lean North East] Introduction Can the principles of Lean Startup – release quickly, test with real customers, measure and iterate – be applied to sales and marketing? Join us at our next event on Monday 21st October when we’ll be exploring this idea with speakers from HubSpot, Websand and Lean Sales Panel. This […]

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Interview with with Carl Jones, MD at Technically Compatible

September 23, 2013

Cross-posted from Lean North East. Interview by Emma Robinson. Lean Startup 101: Interview with Carl Jones, Managing Director at Sunderland startup Technically Compatible. After the recent Lean Startup 101 course we caught up with Carl Jones, Managing Director at Technically Compatible, to chat about his interest in Lean Startup and how his company is applying […]

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Write up: Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day

September 19, 2013

Intro This post is a rapid reflection of Saturday’s proceeding, delivered by Tendayi Viki. Please cross-refer to my earlier post Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day for more info. Slidedeck Lean Startup 101 – One Day Workshop from Tendayi Viki Links The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less Stumbling on Happiness […]

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Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day

August 29, 2013

Cross-posted from the Lean North East website. Lean North East, ignite100 and Gateshead College are teaming up to bring ‘Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day’ to Newcastle on Saturday 14th September. Financial support from the ignite100 community fund means that we can offer heavily discounted tickets to the 24 course participants, so waste no time in […]

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