Product, UX & Strategy

Product Tunnel-vision

Focus on the problem, not the solution. I just spent about a half an hour looking for a photo sleeve for a baby album. I needed to do this because the sleeve was torn. I then realized that there were about two dozen unused sleeves in the back of the album. How often do you…

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Great sites for picking website color schemes

I have a hard time with colors. I don’t know if I’m actually color blind but I will admit that from time to time I’ve left the house with two different color socks. I know my inability to ascertain color can hamper my ability to create visually pleasing web sites but I don’t want to…

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#5Things in Product Management for September 8, 2017

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been focusing on building the MVP for my social selling tool Sharey. Particularly, I am digging into the product vision, and my strategy to get there. This week’s #5Things post focuses on product vision, strategy, roadmaps and how important it is for each of these things to be…

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Does your app save content offline? Humanize your filenames.

humanize filenames make users happy

I am on a quest to help UX designers think about humanizing their products. In this post I’d like to talk about humanizing filenames when your application saves an invoice. Any application that bills it’s customers should have a human readable file name. Your customers need those invoices when they submit expense reports. It’s frustrating…

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Humanize Your Data

good ux display data readable to humans

I’ve been playing around a lot with the app Rescue Time, it’s a really cool productivity tool that helps keep your workday focused. I’ve used it for a number of years. Today, I was taking a look at some of my stats and came across this pretty cool statistic. Wow, I’ve been productive for over…

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