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Last Build Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:40:04 +0000


Links: 1-6-2018

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 06:36:11 +0000

Net Promoter Score Considered Harmful (and What UX Professionals Can Do About It) Quote: "We’ve learned that NPS doesn’t tell us anything about the customer’s experience or their loyalty. In fact, we can’t trust NPS to tell us anything useful." (categories: nps metrics customerservice customerfocus analytics ) Engineering management stuff I learned in 2017. Lots … Continue reading Links: 1-6-2018

Links: 12-29-2017

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 06:50:54 +0000

12 Signs You’re Working in a Feature Factory – Hacker Noon Good stuff, a number of the bullet points could be boiled down to "measure the impact of what you deliver". Via Jade. (categories: measurement productmanagement business management metrics prioritization )

Links: 12-20-2017

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:58:46 +0000

How to Disconnect for Deeper Connection – The Cleanest Line Quote: "Mounting studies show that spending time on social media actually leaves us more depressed than before. Rather than feeling connected to people, we feel lonelier. And yet we’re addicted to the easy time-kill of scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, to the endorphin bump of … Continue reading Links: 12-20-2017

Links: 12-18-2017

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 06:35:45 +0000

When is a Dollar not a Dollar? · Coding VC All kinds of great tidbits on the types of revenue you can get as a software company. (categories: economics accounting businessmodel dollar cashflow business )

Links: 12-17-2017

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:54:32 +0000

LukeW | An Event Apart: Prototyping The Scientific Method of Business Quote: "Design done right can be the scientific method for business. People within a company have lots of ideas and often talk past each other. Designers can take these ideas, give them shape as prototypes, and allow the company to learn from them." (categories: … Continue reading Links: 12-17-2017

Links: 12-12-2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:36:42 +0000

What’s Scary About Amazon Web Services – tecosystems Quote: "But AWS increasingly appears to have an intuitive grasp, if not completely consistently, of the jobs its customers are hiring it for." (categories: customerfocus amazon aws productmanagement )

Links: 11-26-2017

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:57:45 +0000

Software 2.0 – Andrej Karpathy – Medium Quote: "Software 2.0 is not going to replace 1.0 (indeed, a large amount of 1.0 infrastructure is needed for training and inference to “compile” 2.0 code), but it is going to take over increasingly large portions of what Software 1.0 is responsible for today. Let’s examine some examples … Continue reading Links: 11-26-2017

Links: 11-21-2017

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:01:44 +0000

bcg.perspectives – Center and Periphery
Perspective is powerful. Too narrow, it can blind us to threats. Well deployed it can open our eyes to opportunities. All too frequently those in the “center” who lead highly successful and efficient business models take an inside-out perspective—and miss critical signs from the periphery. Customer needs may be shifting. … Continue reading Links: 11-21-2017

Links: 11-20-2017

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:49:10 +0000

The Pac-Man Rule at Conferences — Eric Holscher – Surfing in Kansas Quote: "When standing as a group of people, always leave room for 1 person to join your group." (categories: people body-language conferences inclusion ) Patience on Darkness — AntiGravity Equipment Inspiring story. (categories: climbing motivation goals life )

Links: 11-16-2017

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:33:47 +0000

The New Science of Building Great Teams Quote: "… successful teams share several defining characteristics: 1. Everyone on the team talks and listens in roughly equal measure, keeping contributions short and sweet. 2. Members face one another, and their conversations and gestures are energetic. 3. Members connect directly with one another—not just with the team … Continue reading Links: 11-16-2017