Dr Aitken is an entrepreneur, developer, academic and IT professional. He is a principal at Innovately and the CEO and cofounder of Acavista, which offers totally flexible and industry relevant higher education for experienced learners. He has extensive experience in the application of Lean Startup and Customer Development principles and practices and runs the weekly Lean Startup Perth Meetup. He is also the co-organiser of the IEEE Software Engineering Forum. Ashley has presented professional training courses around Australia, across S/E Asia and in the US and UK for companies like Apple, IBM, Digital, HP and CBA. He has received many awards and recognition for the excellence and quality of his training and teaching from the Federal Government, academia, students, and the IT industry.
For further information see: innovately.com.au
YOW! West 2017 Perth
Extreme Lean Startup for Developers
TALK – VIEW SLIDES
The Lean Startup approach applies the principles and practices of lean manufacturing to starting a new (potentially high growth) business, or more correctly, to the process of searching for one. Although it is often misunderstood, this approach changes significantly what startups should do to achieve success. Interestingly, it has significant implications for software developers and other product developers working in startups. This presentation and discussion will consider some of the key principles and practices behind Lean Startup and point out what it means for software developers working in startups. It is highly recommended for those working as a software developer in a startup, considering doing their own startup, or are just interested in learning about this new approach and what it means for software development. Even if you think you know about Lean Startup come along, you may be surprised.