Lean Startup in the Enterprise
Blurb: Innovating in a company with successful existing products and services can become difficult. Experimenting in emerging or adjacent markets can be met with FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt). Companies want to exhibit innovative products and services but can find it difficult to support such high degrees of variability. Enterprise Lean Startup takes existing approaches (Lean Startup, Stanford d.school, plus others) to help companies put in place an innovation sandbox to care and feed innovative ideas and bring them to market with safety and speed in mind. Come here about how Enterprise Lean Startup works and how our team is using this approach to build, measure, and learn to a new sustainable business model.
Bio: Chris Sterling is Director of Engineering at Rally Software and author of the book “Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change”. Chris has an extensive technology, process, and consulting background and continues contributing to multiple open source projects. He has been a speaker at many conferences and group meetings including Agile[masked], SD West, Better Software, Scrum Gatherings, PNSQC and others. You can follow Chris on Twitter @csterwa or get LinkedIn with him: http://linkedin.com/in/chrissterling. (http://linkedin.com/in/chrissterling)
6:30 - 7:00 Food and Social Time
7:00 - 7:10 Announcements
7:10 - 8:15 Lean Startup in the Enterprise
8:15 - 8:30 Meeting Retrospective
8:30 Clean up & Adjourn