I bought a small personal laser printer last year. It was on sale at the local electronics chain and cost me all of $79. It is small, less than 1 [ … ]
Month: October 2014
Measuring the selling cycle
When I talk to Product Managers about Win/Loss Analysis, one of the first steps I suggest is to analyze the sales funnel to find out where we are losing traction. [ … ]
Product Manager vs. Product Management (part 3)
How important a role does Product Management play in your company? Is it truly a strategic role, or is that just what is written in the job descriptions when hiring [ … ]
Why Choose This Feature?
Recently I finsihed reading Why Choose This Book?: How We Make Decisions, by Read Montague, a fascinating book about how the brain makes decisions. It brings neuroscience, biology and computer [ … ]
The End of Infrastructure
Yesterday Amazon announced Amazon SimpleDB, an on-demand database service similar to their EC2 and S3 services. With this final piece of the puzzle, Amazon has put an end to the [ … ]
Does your company have the RIGHT kind of problems?
Having worked at several companies, and known well many others, I’ve seen some patterns, both good and bad, within those companies. WRT problems in companies, some companies can be described [ … ]
Would you blog about this song?
I wouldn’t normally post videos in the blog unless they were part of the context of a larger article, but this one was too good to pass by without sharing. [ … ]
To the sales people, you are just a chicken
In my first post on this blog, I mentioned that I had taken on a full-time sales role for the first time. Every one of you should consider a role [ … ]
Thank you Plaxo: You synchronize my life
For years I have wanted this service. Some promised, but no one delivered. And now along comes Plaxo. I remember Plaxo a bit in the same way that I remember [ … ]