Category Archives: Product development

Reduce the “fear-of-fucking-up” friction

Products are not bought, they are hired to do jobs for people as Clayton Christensen puts it using milkshakes as his example. Snickers practices what Christensen preaches in their marketing – and they do it in videos much better suited for

Reduce the “fear-of-fucking-up” friction

Products are not bought, they are hired to do jobs for people as Clayton Christensen puts it using milkshakes as his example. Snickers practices what Christensen preaches in their marketing – and they do it in videos much better suited for

Product Concept: Contextual Lamp Design

  Above is a lamp created from a fractal design using stereolithography.  There are lots of interesting ideas for 3D printed lamp shades out there, most of them novelty items like this one. Novelty item in the sense that there is

Product Concept: Contextual Lamp Design

  Above is a lamp created from a fractal design using stereolithography.  There are lots of interesting ideas for 3D printed lamp shades out there, most of them novelty items like this one. Novelty item in the sense that there is

Tool: Customer Journey Mashup

I’ve realized I’m becoming the Matrix man in the teams I work with. As in, we tend to end up around a whiteboard with some improvised categorization for whatever the issue is we’re trying to figure out. Few things in

Tool: Customer Journey Mashup

I’ve realized I’m becoming the Matrix man in the teams I work with. As in, we tend to end up around a whiteboard with some improvised categorization for whatever the issue is we’re trying to figure out. Few things in

Desktop rapid prototyping? Not really.

I bought a Printrbot Jr last year to see how far I could get prototyping-wise with the cheapest 3D printer available. At $499 this was the cheapest one at the time. I did have a spot of bother getting the thing

Desktop rapid prototyping? Not really.

I bought a Printrbot Jr last year to see how far I could get prototyping-wise with the cheapest 3D printer available. At $499 this was the cheapest one at the time. I did have a spot of bother getting the thing

Really? $999 and you’re interested?

Running some price sensitivity tests on a project using mobile display ads showing the same product at different prices. Flat’ish CTR across even the ridiculously high price points instead of a nice textbook drop-off. Don’t have enough data to make

Really? $999 and you’re interested?

Running some price sensitivity tests on a project using mobile display ads showing the same product at different prices. Flat’ish CTR across even the ridiculously high price points instead of a nice textbook drop-off. Don’t have enough data to make

Book notes: The Innovator’s Dilemma

In the process of reading my way through my Amazon addiction. Nice book – definitely learned some good lessons. Takes a bit of commitment to get through the details of the disk storage industry in the 70’s – but it’s

Book notes: The Innovator’s Dilemma

In the process of reading my way through my Amazon addiction. Nice book – definitely learned some good lessons. Takes a bit of commitment to get through the details of the disk storage industry in the 70’s – but it’s