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Product Development

Spring 2011 San Francisco Semester

How do you get from an idea to an offering? What are strategies to identify and prioritize features? How do you take a product definition and turn it into a development plan? What should comprise a minimum viable product? What are effective strategies to build your first offering? What are common mistakes that you should avoid when planning and building an offering?

Goal:
Plan and start building your offering.

Date:
2011-04-26, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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David Weekly
Product Manager, internet.org @ facebook

David is a Product Manager for internet.org at Facebook, bringing Internet access to the world. David has been programming since he was five and has coded for MIT, Harvard, Stanford, There.com, atWeb, and Legato. David wrote the first layman's description of MP3 in early ...

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Eric Ries
Speaker, The Lean Startup

Eric co-founded IMVU in April 2004 and served as Chief Technology Officer from its inception to August 2008. Eric is the co-author of several books including The Black Art of Java Game Programming (Waite Group Press, 1996). While an undergraduate at Yale University, Eric ...

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