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Lean startup is a methodology for developing businesses and products, which aims to shorten product development cycles by adopting a combination of business-hypothesis-driven experimentation, iterative product releases, and validated learning. [1]

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A/B testing

In web analytics, A/B testing (bucket tests or split-run testing) is a randomized experiment with two variants, A and B. It includes application of statistical hypothesis testing or "two-sample hypothesis testing" as used in the field of statistics.

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Aardvark (search engine)

Aardvark was a social search service that connected users live with friends or friends-of-friends who were able to answer their questions, also known as a knowledge market.

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Alexander Osterwalder

Alexander Osterwalder (born 1974) is a Swiss business theorist,Arent van 't Spijker (2014).

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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Analytics is the discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data.

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Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz (also called a16z) is a private American venture capital firm, founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz.

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Aneesh Chopra

Aneesh Paul Chopra (born July 13, 1972) is an American executive who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States.

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APICS is the association for supply chain management and a provider of research, education and certification programs.

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Austin, Texas

Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.

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Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Ben Horowitz

Benjamin Abraham Horowitz (born June 13, 1966) is an American businessman, investor, blogger, and author.

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Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Brand management

In marketing, brand management is the analysis and planning on how that brand is perceived in the market.

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Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models.

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chief Technology Officer of the United States

The United States Chief Technology Officer (US CTO), also formally an Assistant to the President, is in the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Code for America

Code for America is a non-partisan, non-political 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2009 to address the widening gap between the public and private sectors in their effective use of technology and design.

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Continuous delivery

Continuous delivery (CD) is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably released at any time.

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Crown Publishing Group

The Crown Publishing Group is a subsidiary of Random House that publishes across several categories including fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography and memoir, cooking, health, business, and lifestyle.

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Cycle time variation

Cycle time variation is a metric and philosophy for continuous improvement with the aim of driving down the deviations in the time it takes to produce successive units on a production line.

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Design thinking

Design thinking refers to creative strategies designers use during the process of designing.

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Discovery-driven planning

Discovery-driven planning is a planning technique first introduced in a Harvard Business Review article by Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan in 1995 and subsequently referenced in a number of books and articles.

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Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm that has been owned by News Corp. since 2007.

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Dropbox (service)

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Early adopter

An early adopter (sometimes misspelled as early adapter or early adaptor) or lighthouse customer is an early customer of a given company, product, or technology.

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Eric Ries

Eric Ries (born September 22, 1978) is an American entrepreneur, blogger, and author of The Lean Startup, a book on the lean startup movement.

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Fast Company (magazine)

Fast Company is a monthly American business magazine published in print and online that focuses on technology, business, and design.

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Federal Chief Information Officer of the United States

The Federal Chief Information Officer of the United States, also known as the United States Chief Information Officer, is the administrator of the Office of Electronic Government, which is part of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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Financial Post

The Financial Post was an English Canadian business newspaper, which published from 1907 to 1998.

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Free Press (publisher)

Free Press was a book publishing imprint of Simon & Schuster.

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Grockit was an online social learning game company.

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Groupon is an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in 15 countries.

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Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review (HBR) is a general management magazine published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

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High tech

High technology, often abbreviated to high tech (adjective forms high-technology, high-tech or hi-tech) is technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available.

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A hypothesis (plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon.

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IMVU Inc., (stylized as imvu) is an online metaverse and website.

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Inc. (magazine)

Inc. is an American weekly magazine which publishes about small businesses and startups.

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IndustryWeek (IW) is an American monthly trade publication founded in 1882.

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InformationWeek is a digital magazine which conducts corresponding face-to-face events, virtual events, and research.

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Intuit Inc. is a business and financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting, and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals.

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Iteration is the act of repeating a process, to generate a (possibly unbounded) sequence of outcomes, with the aim of approaching a desired goal, target or result.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.

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Khosla Ventures

Khosla Ventures is an American venture capital firm focused on early stage companies in the Internet, computing, mobile, silicon technology, biotechnology, healthcare and clean technology sectors that were founded by Vinod Khosla.

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Lean manufacturing

Lean manufacturing or lean production, often simply "lean", is a systematic method for waste minimization ("Muda") within a manufacturing system without sacrificing productivity.

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Lean software development

Lean software development (LSD) is a translation of lean manufacturing principles and practices to the software development domain.

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Learning cycle

A learning cycle is a concept of how people learn from experience.

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Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.

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Meetup (website)

Meetup operates as a website providing membership software, allowing its users to schedule events using a common platform.

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Methodology is the systematic, theoretical analysis of the methods applied to a field of study.

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Minimum viable product

A minimum viable product (MVP) is a product with just enough features to satisfy early customers, and to provide feedback for future product development.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nick Swinmurn

Nick Swinmurn founded Zappos.com in 1999.

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O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly Media (formerly O'Reilly & Associates) is an American media company established by Tim O'Reilly that publishes books and Web sites and produces conferences on computer technology topics.

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Opsware, Inc. was a software company based in Sunnyvale, California, that offered products for server and network device provisioning, configuration, and management targeted toward enterprise customers.

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Page view

A page view, or more commonly now pageview, abbreviated in business to PV and occasionally called page impression, is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.

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Performance indicator

A performance indicator or key performance indicator (KPI) is a type of performance measurement.

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Pilot experiment

A pilot study, pilot project, or pilot experiment is a small scale preliminary study conducted in order to evaluate feasibility, time, cost, adverse events, and improve upon the study design prior to performance of a full-scale research project.

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Presidential Innovation Fellows

The Presidential Innovation Fellows program is a competitive fellowship program that pairs top innovators from the private sector, non-profits, and academia with top innovators in government to collaborate on solutions that aim to deliver significant results in months, not years.

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Product management

Product management is an organizational lifecycle function within a company dealing with the planning, forecasting, and production, or marketing of a product or products at all stages of the product lifecycle.

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Product/market fit

Product/market fit is the degree to which a product satisfies a strong market demand.

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Research and development

Research and development (R&D, R+D, or R'n'D), also known in Europe as research and technological development (RTD), refers to innovative activities undertaken by corporations or governments in developing new services or products, or improving existing services or products.

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.

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Rita Gunther McGrath

Rita Gunther McGrath (born July 28, 1959 in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American strategic management scholar and professor of management at the Columbia Business School.

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Sales is activity related to selling or the amount of goods or services sold in a given time period.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Software development process

In software engineering, a software development process is the process of dividing software development work into distinct phases to improve design, product management, and project management.

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Startup company

A startup company (startup or start-up) is an entrepreneurial venture which is typically a newly emerged business that aims to meet a marketplace need by developing a viable business model around a product, service, process or a platform.

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Steve Blank

Steve Blank (born 1953) is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur based in Pescadero, California.

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Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel was named the Office of Management and Budget's Acting Deputy Director for Management on May 21, 2013.

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Taiichi Ohno

was a Japanese industrial engineer and businessman.

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Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

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The Lean Startup

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses is a book by Eric Ries describing his proposed lean startup strategy for startup companies.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Best Seller list

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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There (virtual world)

There is a 3D online virtual world created by Will Harvey and Jeffrey Ventrella.

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Todd Park

Todd Park is a Korean American entrepreneur and government executive.

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Training Within Industry

The Training Within Industry (TWI) service was created by the United States Department of War, running from 1940 to 1950 within the War Manpower Commission.

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United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.

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User experience

User Experience (UX) refers to a person's emotions and attitudes about using a particular product, system or service.

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Validated learning

Validated learning is a unit of progress process and describes learnings generated by trying out an initial idea and then measuring it against potential customers to validate the effect.

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Value proposition

A value proposition is a promise of value to be delivered, communicated, and acknowledged.

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Votizen is a consumer technology company that is developing an online network of voters in the United States.

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Wealthfront Inc. is an automated investment service firm based in Redwood City, California, founded by Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll in 2008.

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White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.

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Xconomy is a Boston, Massachusetts-based media company providing news on business, life sciences, and technology focusing on the regions of Boston, Boulder/Denver, Detroit, Indiana, New York City, Raleigh-Durham, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Texas, Wisconsin, and beyond.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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Yves Pigneur

Yves Pigneur (born 1954) is a Belgian computer scientist, and Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Lausanne since 1984, known for his work on the business model canvas with Alexander Osterwalder.

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Zappos.com is an online shoe and clothing shop based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic.

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