5 years

The more I think about it, the more I’m realizing that 2014 is turning out to be a Big Year. Perhaps The Big Year. First (and most importantly), it’s my and my wife’s 20 year wedding anniversary (just this past Wednesday, on July 16th). It’s rather hard to believe we’ve already hit this mark, and…

The Minimum Viable Mobile User Experience

Slides and notes from my University of Minnesota Web Standards presentation about how product management methodology can increase design and development success. The presentation highlights what what “minimum viable” means (it’s not just the least amount of work possible!), ways to think about design and feature prioritization for web and mobile, and how to communicate about…

A responsive ebook built with web standards

I’ve been tinkering with a responsive, standards-based ebook prototype for a neighbor who works for a publisher. Their goal is to self-publish ebooks online, to be viewed in a browser, and also self-publish to app stores. They’ve tried a more traditional Kindle route, but sales haven’t been spectacular. And after chatting more about their goals,…