The Promise of the Lean Startup

A good post on how startups are getting faster and more efficient and customer-focussed – The Promise of the Lean Startup. This is probably true –

it costs less than $10,000 to launch a new, web-based product

especially when you remember that Twitter has still just 50 staff.

Ries rightly credits Toyota’s Lean Manufacturing as the wellspring of much of the thinking behind this trend.

Indeed we founded Conosco on Lean principles and continue to hone our IT support services with them, so we know how good they are.