Podcast #147 – LeanPub.com (Part 2), Peter Armstrong & Scott Patten

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Episode #147 is a part two of a conversation with  Scott Patten and  Peter Armstrong from  LeanPub.com  (listen to part one in episode #140). They want to be THE website for publishing “in-progress books”. In this episode, we are talking  about how they are applying the concepts of the Lean Startup methodology to their service and their business. We’ll talk about some of my own experiences as an early adopter and later as an actual user — what have they learned along the way and how do they use lean methods to be innovative?

Conflict of interest disclosure:  I have published two blog compilations via their service, a Best of Lean Blog 2011 book and a Best of 2012 book that is being published incrementally throughout the year. I’m a huge raving fan of their service…

For a link to this episode, refer people to www.leanblog.org/147.

For earlier episodes, visit the main Podcast page, which includes information on how to subscribe via RSS or via Apple iTunes.

You can use the player (use the VCR-type controls) at the top of the post to listen to a streaming version of the podcast (or click here for the streaming audio and RSS subscription). The streaming link is faster for one-time listening (hardly any delay to start listening). Or you can use the download link to put it on your iPod or other MP3 player.

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an eBook titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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