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AgileZen – Project management gets lean

AgileZen – Project management gets lean
Visualize your work » AgileZen organizes your project visually, letting you see the big picture, while the project management tool keeps you focused on the tasks at hand. Get organized » Whether you're on a team or flying solo, the AgileZen project management software helps you stay organized and efficient by employing strategies from lean, agile, and kanban. Communicate with your team » AgileZen keeps everyone in your team lean, agile, and on the same page.

SmartQ: Visual Project-Management That Conforms to You When it comes to project management, most web apps offer the same basic features: a group of to-do lists, some kind of messaging board, a few gigs of file storage, shared document-editing, a calendar of some sort, and if you’re lucky, a set of reports. But what most don’t offer is the ability to develop a project-management workflow that conforms to the way your team already works, and without this customization, you lose precious time trying to get everybody up to speed on the new way of doing things. In my experience, that ramp-up time usually results in project members abandoning the app and reverting to project management by email.

Introducing rollout: Condionally roll out features with redis Aug 01, 2010 When we work on new features, we like to push them to production regularly. We've found that long-lived branches tend to introduce more defects than short-lived ones. And as useful as staging can be, it's hard to beat seeing and tweaking new features on the real, production site and infrastructure. When we're ready to alpha the feature, we'll roll it out to staff. For beta, we might roll it out to some specific friends or people who request access. 15 essential tools every lean startup can't live without - We Love Lean by Spook Studio Lean Canvas If you’re an early stage startup the last thing you want to have to do is write a 30 page business plan. Wouldn’t it be great if you document your business model on one page, allowing you to focus on actually building your business? This great tool lets you adopt the principles of the business model canvas using a simple web interface.

Comparing Open Source Agile Project Management Tools Comparing Open Source Agile Project Management Tools There are many project management tools designed to support Agile methodologies such as Scrum and eXtreme Programming (XP), including several open source options. This article compares the most compelling open source options on the following criteria: Feature setUsabilityViabilitySuitability for large projects and products Kanban development oversimplified: a simple explanation of how Kanban adds to the ever-growing Agile toolkit Agile development is a value system — not a process. The Agile Manifesto is a short, 4 lines, set of phrases that indicate what’s important to those practicing Agile development. These statements are the “mom and apple pie” statements for agilists. There’s no specific processes specified — however over the last several years common practice has emerged. (For more on agile value system and culture, read Agile is Culture, Not Process.)

Kanbanery Lean/Kanban - Crisp AB Kanban is a lean approach to agile software development. ­­Actually, Kanban means many things. Literally, Kanban is a Japanese word that means “visual card”. At Toyota, Kanban is the term used for the visual & physical signaling system that ties together the whole Lean Production system. Indexes Benchmarking app store competitiveness & the cost of mobile app marketing Fiksu Indexes for February 2014: Cost per App Launch Index: February 2014 The Cost per App Launch Index tracks the cost of each repeat app launch over time, which focuses on engagement and life-time value of mobile users. In February, the Android Index dropped 25 percent to $0.12 from January’s $0.16 –a 33 percent decrease year-over-year.

Notes Essays—Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup—Stanford, Spring 2012 Blake Masters Notes Essays—Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup—Stanford, Spring 2012 Update: Peter and I have written a book, based on these notes. Zero to One is a #1 NYT Bestseller, with more than 2.5 million copies sold worldwide. Why Business Models No Longer Last What happens when technology cycles become shorter than corporate decision cycles? That’s the question I posed in an earlier post about Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram Saul Kaplan takes it even further in his new book The Business Model Innovation Factory , when he points out that the concept doesn’t just apply to technology, but business models as well.