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Lean Startup

Quicker Launch of New Services to Support Successful Mission Delivery

seedlings growingLean Startup is a method to dramatically reduce time, cost, and risk when launching a new product, service, project or initiative. What makes Lean Startup different is its focus on rapid learning through customer interviews or “validation” instead of major internal planning for new products. In Lean Startup, you quickly develop a “minimally viable product” (MVP) and then re-engage customers to test and improve the approach before launching the final product.

For more information on Lean Practices, including Lean Startup, read the EPA policy on utilizing Lean Practices.