What is Lean? - Lean Innovation 101


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm


HP Executive Briefing Center

HP Executive Briefing Center
3000 Hanover St
Palo Alto, CA 94304

HP Main HQ lobby: the large building at the southwest corner of Page Mill Rd and Hanover St.  Enter from Hanover Street, large parking lot at the corner, building entrance facing the parking lot

Sean Murphy

Event Details

"Lean"" provides a scientific approach for creating a product and developing new businesses. Teams can iteratively building products or services to meet the needs of early customers by adopting a combination of customer development, business-hypothesis-driven experimentation and iterative product releases.
What we will cover:
  • Why more and more companies are using Lean
  • What is Lean, what it is not
  • Key concepts
  • Get Out Of Your BatCave
  • Use an initial product (MVP) as a probe to explore the market
  • Build-Measure-Learn
  • When and how to pivot
  • Rules of thumb for successful lean innovation

Speaker Bio

Sean Murphy, CEO of SKMurphy, Inc., offers customer development services for technology entrepreneurs. SKMurphy's focus is on early customers and early revenue for startups. Sean is an early and active member of the Lean Startup group and has been a workshop presenter and mentor at Lean Startup Conferences. SKMurphy's clients have offerings in electronic design automation, artificial intelligence, web-enabled collaboration, proteomics, text analytics, legal services automation, and medical services workflow. Sean holds a BS in Mathematical Sciences and an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems (Management Science) from Stanford University.

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