Lean Startup methods have captured the business publics attention. Terms such as “MVP” and “pivoting” are now seen in mainstream business publications. These terms have become so popular that many people confuse the methods with the methodology.
What constitutes a methodology and how does this help explain Lean Startup?
This is a great clip from Eric Ries’ DC Lean Startup visit in August 2012.
He describes the difficulties that you face when speaking against the dominant paradigm.
I was really surprised to learn that his opinions on development practices actually caused IMVU to fail their technical due dillegence in a funding round. It gives a whole new context to the origins of the Lessons Learned Blog and the Lean Startup movement.