Lisa Frazier discusses how to adapt as a leader in different contexts by leveraging Agile methods, sharing lessons learnt from rural and urban Australia and experiences from Silicon Valley start-ups.
Suman Deb Roy talks about some of Betaworks’ internal data tools and platform, product-specific solutions and best practices they learned when machine learning has to drive the startup road.
Andrea Darabos discusses how to lower the startup risk with Minimum Viable Experiments which help product managers and investors build with more confidence and avoid costly mistakes.
Ben Gracewood explains how to grow a SaaS Product Engineering Team from 8 to 80 (and beyond) while driving simplicity by actively shedding rules and regulations.
Craig Smith discusses techniques to start a project - impact mapping, idea canvas, problem pitch, finding features, etc. - prioritizing ideas, and knowing when to proceed with an idea or dump it.
Peter Bell discusses how to identify the ideal job, building a personal brand, balancing management and coding, freelance vs. full time and startup vs enterprise opportunities.
Aaron Quint shares an honest story of a team's journey, taken from his experience as CTO of Paperless Post, an organization which went from 5 to over 100 people and from a dev team of 2 to 40.
Mike Pearce tells the story of how MOO manages to keep a fresh, startup-like culture that fosters innovation and values collaboration, while still delivering products and looking after its staff.
Michael Ong shares an approach that was used in two environments with success to bring products to market with a focus on users while considering business conditions and constraints.
Michael Bryzek shares lessons learned from startup to a leading ecommerce companies, starting with behavioral psychology and reflecting on the decisions made and tradeoffs considered as they scaled.
Attila Bozso, Balazs Fejes share their experiences about growing EPAM’s Hungarian presence from zero to almost a thousand employees: startup process, recruiting talent, building middle management, etc
Francois Mazoudier shares some of the stories he came across while building businesses from scratch to IPO, academic models he developed and several real life examples.