Age of Product’s Food for Thought of December 6th, 2015 covers: The perceived increase in the speed of business, “Lean Startup” – a video with Jason Calacanis & Eric Ries, Firstround’s “State of Startups 2015”, donkeys and unicorns, disruption, why freemium can be a killer, and company failure patterns.
Age of Product’s Food for Thought of November 29th, 2015 covers: Product mgt future, a free UX ebook, product missionaries vs. mercenaries, Amazon’s Siri, Zapier’s post mortem toolkit, how to be a good boss, and Star Trek economics.
Age of Product’s Food for Thought of November 22nd, 2015 covers: Facebook’s future, how to build product roadmaps, AI as a doomsday invention, Version One’s guide to marketplaces, and how to build the best company culture.
Age of Product’s Food for Thought of November 15th, 2015 covers: Sequoia’s unicorn scouts, lessons learnt from passing on Twitter, Agile Clinic, failure helps creativity, Eric Ries on Lean Startup, how to hire a product manager, the story of Shazam.
Let’s Fix Agile
When I wrote the Agile Failure Patterns In Organizations post in October, I could not anticipate the feedback it would receive: Over 80 comments on the Hacker News thread and almost 15,000 readers on the blog and additional channels like DZone or Business2Community.
Age of Product’s Food for Thought of November 8th, 2015 covers: Y Combinator (Economist reporting and Sam Altman’s startup playbook), artificial intelligence and mass unemployment, unhealthy Scrum obsessions, Tim Ferriss’ How to say ‘No’, e-commerce trends and the black box of product management.