Free Workshop: Introduction to Lean Startup and Customer Development in Irvine, CA (June 20, 2012)
Where: Work is Good Collaborative Workspace, 2082 Business Center Drive, Suite 250, Irvine, CA – 92612
Instructor: Alline O. Watkins
Come and learn more about the Lean Startup methodology to perfect the development of products with the right features that customers want. The Lean Startup methodology provides a scientific approach to create and manage startups and to obtain the desired product by customers. Also teaches you how to take control of your Startup, how to maneuver, and when to persevere and grow a business at full throttle. A method of developing innovative products.
Some companies that have used Lean Startup methodology are: Dropbox, Wealthfront, Grockit, IMVU, Votizen, Aardvark, and others which are in the process of being recognized.
About your Instructor:
The conference will be given by Alline Oliveria, a renowned programmer and broadcaster of the concepts of Lean Startup and Customer Development. Alline O. Watkins (@allineo) is a Java Programmer at Nike Inc. In the last 20 years, she has programmed, taught and managed teams in various companies including at University of California at San Diego (UCSD), Tata Consultancy Services, a CMM Level 5 company from India and TBABrazil, a Microsoft partner. An Agile activist, the San Diego Agistist of the year, a Certified Scrum Master and a Certified Scrum Product Owner, she graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Brasília, Brazil. Alline has developed a software toolkit for Agile development that is in the commercialization process, and regularly speaks to developer communities such as So Cal Code Camp, Agile San Diego, and SDJUG. She is also actively engaged in programs to increase participation of women in Computer Science, like FounderLabs.org and Microsoft DigiGirlz and is the founder of the Agile Hackathon and Customer Development Day events in Southern California.