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Screwing Up – Reinventing PowerOne #6efreedman

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:00:43 +0000

This is the next article in my series discussing the reinvention of the award-winning calculator, PowerOne. Read the entire series here. Last week I wrote this opening paragraph: This has been a brutal month emotionally. I was dying for feedback, desperately looking for unbridled response. And unbridled response I received. My customers told me exactly […]


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Reinventing PowerOne #5: Listeningefreedman

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:00:38 +0000

This is the fifth in a series of articles discussing the reinvention of the award-winning calculator, PowerOne. Read the entire series here. This has been a brutal month emotionally. I was dying for feedback, desperately looking for unbridled response. And unbridled response I received. My customers told me exactly what they don’t like about the […]


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Reinventing PowerOne #4: Failing First Contactefreedman

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:00:23 +0000

This is the fourth in a series of articles discussing the reinvention of the award-winning calculator, PowerOne. Read the entire series here. Steve Blank, the influential author of Four Steps to the Epiphany, said that business plans rarely survive first contact with the customer. PowerOne version 5 was no exception. Launched with the name FCPlus […]


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Reinventing PowerOne #3: Accountsefreedman

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:25:05 +0000

This is the third in a series of articles discussing the reinvention of the award-winning calculator, PowerOne. Read the entire series here. I suspect the most controversial decision we made from our customer’s perspective was to require accounts. There were a number of reasons we decided to do this and was one of the reasons […]


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Reinventing PowerOne #2: Don’t Screw Customersefreedman

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:00:32 +0000

This is the second in a series of articles discussing the reinvention of the award-winning calculator, PowerOne. Read the entire series here. There has been a steady stream of companies moving from a one-time payment model to a subscription model. And in pretty much every one of these cases it is clear that, even though […]


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