37 Signals Becomes Basecamp

How strange! It’s not what I’d have thought they’d do. Perhaps my model of S37 is wrong, but would you expect a bunch of hip young(ish) things to want to give up their experimentation and consolidate their energies on a maturing cash-cow? Is this actually a sign that 37 Signals are in trouble? Or that […]

Defending Lean Startups

Got into a long comment on Nick Pelling’s blog. He’s sceptical about Eric Ries. I’m fairly neutral, but here’s my response to Nick. Surely all practical knowledge is anecdotal and, therefore, an unwarranted step from the particular to the universal. All advice in this “genre” (Tom Peters, Charles Handy, Seth Godin etc. etc. etc. ) […]