Articles on lean startups

Matt Sullivan

Matt Sullivan

The First Rule of Agile is Don’t Talk About Agile

I asked a group of fellow product managers if they’ve ever read through the Agile Manifesto with product owners / clients. They all said “no”, and the general consensus was that doing so wouldn’t be well received. This is interesting. Even though Carbon Five is well-respected for our process, and we definitely practice agile, we’re

Clark Cutler

Clark Cutler

CliffsNotes for Startups

Clients often ask us if there’s anything they should read about product development to get a head start on working with us. Here’s a list of some of our favorite books, with pointers to the best parts for our busiest clients (Brian, we’re looking at you). These recommendations apply to any entrepreneur not just to our clients.

David Hendee

David Hendee

UX Recipe: Developer Wireframe Walkthrough

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting Lean UX practices at Carbon Five. They are presented as ‘recipes’ for you try out for yourself, then alter them to make them your own. While more and more of our clients are engaging us in full-service design/build projects, we still enjoy working with outside

Alon Salant

Alon Salant

Alon at Web 2.0 in SF May 5 on “Blurring the Lines”

I’m excited about our panel next Wed at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco Blurring the Lines: From Human Centered Design to Customer Driven Development. We’re planning to share real world practices that help multi-disciplinary teams collaborate on creating great products. We’ve got a good range of perspective and experience to draw from. Maria Giudice

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