I came across the Done Manifesto today, and found it quite compelling. The work of Makerbot founder Bre Pettis and collaborator Kio Stark, this 13-point manifesto is the ultimate speed-to-market approach in fast-moving tech spaces. Here’s a cool poster of the manifesto:
This is a very startup-centric view of things, and it won’t fly in most big companies. However, if you work in a big company and still want to innovate quickly, I think you should seriously consider how to sneak this inside the enterprise. If I’d followed these precepts over the past few years, things might have turned out differently for me. I’m going to give them a try now; they feel right to me.