Category: product management

  • The Fifth Risk

    The Fifth Risk

    Let’s assume it. We do not think enough of the harm that the products we build can cause. If we do/did not think about that, we definitely do not know entirely our products.

  • Reducing Human Risk in Product Discovery

    Reducing Human Risk in Product Discovery

    By including the human dimension (not only user value or usability) as a risk to minimise into our products we would be having a major impact in our customers’ wellbeing and contribute to build a more human-centred future.

  • May the Loops Be With You

    In the Star Wars universe everyone can be divided into two different groups based on how they perceive the Force: the ones who don’t perceive it and the ones who can feel it. So are all human on how they see the world around them: event oriented thinkers and system thinkers. Most of the people […]

  • It Is All About Common Sense

    Don’t try to kill a cockroach with a cannon or a bear with a water pistol. Common sense is not so common. Voltaire, 1764 Recently I was reading a great post by Martin Eriksson about the #1 Answer in Product: It depends. I love that post not only for being a wonderful summary of previous […]

  • One hand washes the other (or should)

    Co-creation as third pillar of product personalization. The research made by the 1,000 Genomes Project found in 2010, 88 Millions variations in human DNA from sequences that include 2,504 people from different regions. So are our brains and the way we all perceive the world. And products. We all have our own background experience which […]

  • The Small Beauty and the Nasty Beast

    Launch your product small and let it grow. There is a common problem by any product development face: the nature of the product itself. There are two path to describe the development timeline: Launch big Launch small When launching big a product many companies make the mistake to accumulate so much technical debt. Like a […]

  • Loops Communication Model

    No waste of time. No miscommunicationLoops Communication Model – – Medium UPDATE: From now on, I would like to call it Loops Communication Model (LCM) as the feedback loop is the basic unit of the whole theory and its core element. It does not matter how many tools we use. In a professional environment […]

  • Perfection Makes You Miserable

    /This is the first of some stories about perfectionism and its influences on the human being and society/ As far as I remember, I was asked many times if I was a perfectionist. For a long time I didn’t have a proper answer for it. Sometimes just answer a shy “yes”, sometimes just a concrete […]

  • Document or die

    Documenting your projects is to preserve your memory. Studying Computer Science in Cuba at the beginning of 2000’s could be harsh. Learning to code on paper with no PCs could be challenging, even though it makes you sharp on coding. You had to be your own compiler. And of course debugging was the best part […]