Nine out of ten startups fail in the first year. Why? More important, what can we do to improve the odds? Entrepreneur Steve Blank might have an answer, expressed in his book "The Four Steps to the Epiphany". Key points from the book are summarized in this blitz talk.
In this session I discussed software development as a practice, and presented what I believe are the 8 essential elements of a framework for effectively planning, thinking about, talking about, writing about, developing and testing software. Additionally as part of this talk I gave an overvi…