Denver Startup Week: Process Is Not a Dirty Word

nick coppolo
Nick Coppolo
Sep 25, 2018

Denver Startup Week is a celebration of everything entrepreneurial in Denver and the largest free event of its kind in the world.

The ubiquitous image of the startup delivery team is one of product people, designers and developers running fast and loose, fueled by passion and great coffee. All too often these teams suffer from “group think paralysis” and the death spiral cocktail made up of poorly communicated requirements, arbitrary timelines, quality issues and a lack of predictability.

For startups and with cross-functional teams, a mature software design and development process, one that compliments the unique needs of an early stage venture can dramatically increase capitol efficiency and speed to learning as well as lower the costs of goods.

Spire Digital’s Chief Product Officer discusses the tactics, roles, and responsibilities in Spire’s particular flavor of Lean software development, tailored to suit a Lean product development process.


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