Throughout my career, I have been blessed with the ability to effectively translate technology issues to business users. At one point I was even told that I “explain technology to the users in a way that makes sense and does not make them feel stupid.” This has also been a focus for this blog, explaining… Read More Bridging The Technology Communication Gap
For whatever reason, more business and product design concepts have been bothering me. As is typical, Seth Godin writes a timely post that gets my brain moving. Things are different this time, this time he wrote two. His posts and my recent rant on communications guided my thoughts further. How you design your product influences… Read More On Product Design And Expectations
One of the issues that startups always seem to have is communication with its user base and developers. Over the past several weeks we have seen some really interesting examples in the different styles of communication from some popular startups. In particular, Twitter and LinkedIn have been communicating a lot with their users to much… Read More How Is Your Startup Communicating?
For quite some time, Facebook has had a comments plugin for blogs, but it was not used very much. Today, they announced a new version of the comment system that is already being adopted by some large sites. Obviously, this has lots of the big tech blogs talking. ReadWriteWeb specifically remarked about the missing “bells… Read More Facebook Wants All Of The Conversation
If you were completely disconnected from the internet yesterday, you did not hear that Google announced a new product/platform called Wave. According to various quotes, they wanted to create a product as if email was invented today. I call bullshit. Even on their blog they say that it is more than just email: Google Wave… Read More Google Wave Redefines The Rules