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Every Nine Minutes

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The post Every Thirty Minutes highlighted Flickr’s deployment frequency – literally every thirty minutes.

IMVU is reported to do so every nine minutes. The report has created a fair amount of controversy. Whether you are or are not in favor of such continuous deployment, one point is worthy of mention. IMVU is the very same company featured in The Lean Startup presentation. The way they do customer development has been discussed in our recent post Why Agile Matters.

Between what they do in iterative Customer Development and their work on Continuous Deployment IMVU is well worth paying attention to.

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Written by israelgat

March 14, 2009 at 11:12 pm

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  1. […] a comment » David Anderson, James Shore and I engaged in a Twitter dialog about the post Every Nine Minutes. Our exchange highlights the importance of balancing development, deployment and operations, as […]

  2. […] to be doing an exceptionally fine job streamlining the flow of value: every thirty minutes and every nine minutes respectively. A recent presentation in Velocity 2009 by John Allpsaw and John Hammond adds color […]


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