This week's curated Slideshare presentations are on the theme of customer development and lean startup methodologies. As a company who follows these princi...

1. Alexander Osterwalder is an author and frequent speaker on the subject of customer development. Recently, he spoke at the LIFT '11 conference about designing and testing new businesses.  Through a range of examples, he takes us through the characteristics of successful startups and entrepreneurs. 

Lift11 Presentation

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2. Cindy Alvarez runs product management and customer development for KISS Insights. In this presentation, she gives a few useful tips on learning from the customer. I particularly like 'The customer is the expert, you're just the notetaker." 

3. This presentation charts the experience of two young entrepreneurs who founded LaunchBit, a business to advise new startups, as well as a couple of other startups, along lean principles.  

Anjali Ramachandran

Anjali Ramachandran

Anjali couldn't shake off the habit of calling herself a 'citizen of the world' for the last decade, having lived in 5 countries so far, but has now amended that to 'citizen of the internetz'. She is a strong believer in technology as an agent of social change and likes exploring the relationship between digital services and physical objects. Robots and transmedia storytelling projects intrigue her.