Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ries. E. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. Crown Business. 2011

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Ries’ book is well known in start-up scene. For a computer scientist/software engineer, the idea of the book resonates well with the agile software development movement. Ries pushes (start-up) companies to iterate the core product offering and business model of … Continue reading

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Johnson, S. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation. Penguin Group. 2011

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In his book, Johnson parallels technology development/innovation with biological evolution. The core idea of the book is that like evolution also innovation benefit from reinventing/reusing, sharing, openness, errors and randomness. Johnson presents both historical and more current examples of innovation … Continue reading

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