Monthly Archives: August 2020

The Map is Not the Territory. Or is it?

Day 165 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  177,000 One of the profound early influences on my thinking was the statement in Alfred Korzybski‘s Science and Sanity “The Map is not the territory.” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on User Research through observation

Day 164 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  177,000 User research with an emphasis on observing users in their natural living and working environments is a key foundation for software product development.  In … Continue reading

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He saw me

Day 162 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  175,000 In the fall of 2014 I attended my first TEDxRainier Seattle in the Opera Hall at the Seattle Center.  Each of the speakers had … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Surprised by Joy!

Day 157 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  170,000 One of my favorite book titles is from C.S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy.  The book was a joy as well. Yesterday, I was “surprised … Continue reading

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How do you create a product vision? Part 5

Day 151 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  163,000 Communicating the product vision – to employees, to customers, to investors This post is the fifth part of describing how to create a product … Continue reading

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How do you create a product vision? Part 4

Day 150 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  162,000 Creating the product vision using service dominant logic and an outcomes orientation This post is the fourth part of describing how to create a … Continue reading

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How do you create a product vision? Part 3

Day 149 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  162,000 Using an Influencer Centered Design Process to Collaborate with Customers and Domain Experts on your Product Vision This post is the third part of … Continue reading

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How do you create a product vision? Part 2

Day 148 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  161,000 Becoming an expert quickly This post is the second part of describing how to create a product vision. Getting to a product vision for … Continue reading

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How do you create a product vision? Part 1

Day 147 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  160,000 Developing a Product Vision in an Early Stage Startup While coaching an early stage startup CEO, she asked: How do you come up with … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Culling and rearranging a lifetime of books

Day 145 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  158,000 I love books. I don’t love organizing my books. I hate culling my books. I really hate finding that I bought the same book … Continue reading

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