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The Problem We Solve is the Question We Ask

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Product Management Today Best Article

Just before 2017 came to an end, a Google Internet connectivity balloon crashed in Kenya and landed in a farm. As the article states, it caused a little panic. Fortunately, there was no damage to life or property. Most of us are familiar with what Google has been doing with balloons, but this prompted digging a little deeper. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Rahul

Jan 6, 2018 at 10:55 pm

Here’s my Facebook movie!…ENOUGH!

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For it’s 10th anniversary, Facebook created a special personalized movie, called Look Back, for its billion+ users, that was made up of each user’s memories on Facebook. It’s a good one minute long video, capturing special moments — most liked posts, photos shared — set to a background score. Sheryl Sandberg recently noted that over 200 million people had watched their individual movies, and 50% of the people who watched their own video had also shared it. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Rahul

Feb 12, 2014 at 2:39 am

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New Product Idea – A Watch for Blind People…Almost

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One of the participants in my course on Customer Connect & Market Research Techniques that I teach for the Institute of Product Leadership shared this great article about how products can benefit from user feedback.

It is a first person account of Hyungsoo Kim, founder and CEO of eone timepieces. Kim starts off narrating how he got introduced to the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Rahul

Oct 2, 2013 at 11:51 pm

Design Thinking for Airport Restrooms

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To paraphrase the beginning of the article from the New York Times titled “Why We Love Beautiful Things“, great design is like pornography, you know it when you see it. And it was instantly recognizable, design that is, when I was at a men’s restroom in Terminal 2 of Charles de Gaulle airport a few weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Rahul

Apr 25, 2013 at 6:41 am

Posted in Design Thinking/UX