Dropbox and Lean: Lessons Learned
Startup Codex

There is a lot of value in these lessons learned from Dropbox. Written at a time - 2010 - when the company was really taking off in terms of usage success and image, they represent a very nice demonstration of Lean principles in a startup.

The entire process is perfectly summarized on slide 10: "Learn early, learn often".

Learn early, learn often

Best practices aren't always best

Know your market type & how your product fits into your user's life