Monthly Archives: November 2010

What makes a good Product Manager?

I was thinking recently about the relationship between UX experts and Product Managers, which got me to thinking about what a good product manager is – especially in the world of web products. I think a good product manager needs … Continue reading

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Recipe for a good SEO strategy: content worth linking to

The beauty of Google’s search algorithm is that it lets you find what you’re looking for, and it gets better all the time. Because Google is one of the most important ways to ‘get found’ on the web, a whole … Continue reading

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Teamwork: The product manager and UX designer

A discussion came up today on one of Nokia’s internal social discussion forums about how Product Managers should interact with User Experience designers. I was shocked to read that quite often not only do the Product Manager and UX Designer … Continue reading

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5 product management lessons from the MacBook Air

5 product management lessons from the MacBook Air: push the boundaries, release early, take risks, learn from usage, and fail early and often. Continue reading

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Chasing rabbits

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. You can’t run in two directions at once, and you have no way of controlling where the rabbits are going to run next. You can maybe influence the rabbits by setting up … Continue reading

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The Lexus Response

In 1989 Toyota launched a brand new series of luxury cars designed to compete with the likes of Mercedes Benz and BMW. After 9 years and over a billion dollars in investment, the first Lexus vehicle, the LS 400, was … Continue reading

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Quality is boring

I’ve had an iPad for a few months now, but only recently I started using it to read eBooks. Although for me an electronic device will never replace the texture of paper and the smell of the freshly pressed ink, … Continue reading

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