The DEC Education: Lean Product Development for Startups
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CST)
ABOUT THE CLASS
Got an idea for a product and don't know how to move it forward? Learn the globally recognized lean startup approach for building your idea, measuring customer feedback, and learning whether to pivot or continue development. Develop your strategy for getting your idea or existing product in the market faster with the Lean Startup methodology. Learn the principles from ‘Lean Startup’ by Eric Ries, ‘Running Lean’ by Ash Maurya and ’500 Startups’ by Dave McClure.
- Learn how to use lean product management principles
- Develop techniques on planing around your Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
- How to write User Stories
- How to manage your priorities and stay flexible with new or unforeseen priorities
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR, Gary Gaessler
Gary is the VP of Sales and Marketing/Co-Founder of Cloud Elements. Gary focuses on building fast growth software ventures at early stage companies, holding more than 20 years of experience in sales & marketing leadership positions including BMC Software, Sprint, High Speed Access, & e-Globe, Gary leads Denver's 1 Million Cups (1MC) and is Denver's Director and Mentor of The Founders Institute. He holds a Master of Telecommunications from the University of Denver and is an extreme skier.
PRESENTED BY, Cloud Elements
Cloud Elements is an API Management Service that developers and enterprises use to integrate, monitor and maintain leading cloud services at a fraction of the cost and time. With our unique one-to-many approach, a developer can integrate a single API to access all the leading services in categories such as documents, messaging, payments, CRM, Customer Service, Social Networking and more. We partner with leading vendors to deliver a consolidated platform to purchase, integrate, monitor and maintain more than 20 cloud services.
HOSTED BY, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) is an entrepreneurial support system dedicated to bringing together the resources, support and opportunities that Dallas-area entrepreneurs need to start, build and grow their businesses. Launched in June 2013, the DEC believes investment in entrepreneurs is investment in the community. Learn more at thedec.co.
The DEC is located in the SoftLayer building. Parking is available in the front of the building. Please arrive with a photo ID to check in at the front desk.
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The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) is an entrepreneurial support system dedicated to bringing together the resources, support and opportunities that Dallas-area entrepreneurs need to start, build and grow their businesses. Launched in 2013, the DEC connects entrepreneurs, corporations, investors, educators and other business and community leaders in order to advance the economic interests of the Dallas community. For more information, visit www.thedec.co and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.