Monthly Archives: May 2015

Internet Trends and Internet Values

This week, Mary Meeker of KPCB has released her “Internet Trends” report. I look forward to the release of this report. While I rarely can sit through a nearly-200-slide presentation, the insights in here always are thought-provoking and make it worth my … Continue reading

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Can Early Markets Survive Without Product Management?

In earlier articles, especially here, we have discussed why great product management is crucial to a company’s success. It is the role that is responsible for a product as a whole, the only one that aligns what the product should do, what features … Continue reading

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Keep Corporate Away From Production

For a very long time, corporations treated their corporate networks as safe protected environments. The data and applications inside that network are: confidential and must be kept safe from unauthorized access (protect from loss), and crucial to business processes and must … Continue reading

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Heroku and Product Management

I have been impressed with Heroku for a long time. Their simple to use platform-as-a-service (PaaS) has made it incredibly easy for software developers to deploy applications lightly and cheaply, and then easily scale them up to production scale. As an … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dangers of Interim Solutions

One of the hardest challenges in business is knowing when to use an interim solution and when to start over from scratch. From a pure financial perspective, interim solutions almost always win out. I see this regularly in the software industry. The progress … Continue reading

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