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Getting Started With Lean Startup

Published: 21 July 2014

ID: G00252891

Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones , Neil Osmond , Rand Leeb-du Toit


Lean startup is a management technique that delivers high levels of agility and cost optimization. First developed by entrepreneurial startups, it is now successfully being adopted in the IT organizations of large, mature enterprises, as our two case studies demonstrate.

Table Of Contents


  • Lean Startup: In-House IT Can Be Entrepreneurs Too
    • Overcoming Barriers to Adoption
    • Learning From Early Adopters: Telefónica Germany and Telstra Australia
  • A Call to Action — Why Lean Startup's Time Has Come

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