Dedication

The quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose. The words with which a book or other creative work is dedicated. Today was an exciting day: my article Product Management for the Web was published in A List Apart no. 357. Being published in a peer-reviewed journal is a real honor. And,…

Marissa Mayer and product management for the web

There’s a reason that Yahoo! has hired Marissa Mayer away from Google to be their new CEO: she has a keen understanding of product management for the web. Watch this interview for some great insights about human-centered design and development, learned from years of managing web products at Google. Yahoo! also has some great web applications and…

Minimal Viable Arcade

Caine’s Arcade from Nirvan Mullick on Vimeo. This is a great story (I particularly love the “Fun Pass” and prize tickets!). But more importantly, what can this teach designers about being creative with delivering minimally viable versions of our ideas? I don’t mean to suggest that we should just strive for cuteness in early releases…