Lean Changes Everything

This Harvard Business Review article about “lean start-up” companies could just as easily have been written about Lean in general compared with traditional ways of doing business, whether in government, the private sector, or the philanthropic/non-profit world.

Lean thinking in a nutshell:

“experimentation over elaborate planning, customer feedback over intuition, and iterative design over traditional ‘big design up front’ development.”

The whole piece is worth a read.

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